Gabrielle loves ballet. When her grandmother presents her with tickets to Cinderella, she can hardly wait. But outside the theater after the magical performance, Gabrielle is frightened and confused by Grandmother's strange behavior. Gabrielle's mother explains that Grandmother has Alzheimer's disease. Alzheimer disease sometimes makes Grandmother forgetful, anxious, and agitated, but Gabrielle soon discovers that through music, she and Grandmother can share memories and make new ones. One night, Grandmother wakes the house in fear of an intruder, and cannot be calmed. But Gabrielle, remembers a way to break through Grandmother's fear and help her relax again. "Musical Memories" is targeted for children age 8-12 years, however the underlying message of understanding and compassion transcends to persons of all ages.