Walk with me

Making time for exercise as a caregiver can be a challenge. Walk with me as I share some of my reasons, musical inspiration and some support for walking. My reason to walk My dogs insist. They don’t care about the weather. The exercise and stimulation are what...

Let me egg you on

Whether you celebrate Passover or Easter, eggs are a part of the observance. Plastic eggs to stuff, chocolate eggs, chalk eggs, eggs to dye, egg rolls, egg tosses, eggs to eat. Eggs, eggs, eggs! Let me egg you on. With eggs all around you can add them to your life...

Before you share your music

This is an expanded version of a guest post I shared on NursingHomeVolunteer.com.  _____________ You’ve seen the press and videos touting the power of music. Cool! Research and anecdotal evidence are demonstrating benefits from involvement in music. You happen to be a...
Musician or not, you can connect through music

Musician or not, you can connect through music

One of my biggest joys as a music therapist is supporting others (musician or not) in connecting through music. This is especially true for those caring for those living with dementia. What if I told you all you needed to start was a book that comes with a CD and 5...