Oct 18, 2018
Many people believe that hospice is about helping someone die. Hospice care providers will tell you that it is actually about helping someone live. Music therapy provides hospice patients and their families with social, spiritual, and emotional support and has been proven to help decrease pain perception. Listen to music therapist, Meredith Ferrel’s home visit with Albert, a hospice patient with lymphoma, and to the music they create together.
Produced and Edited by Lisa M. Gray
Produced by Jon Kalish
Additional Production by Kevin Huffman and Ang Santos
Music by Eyal Talmudi Quintet, Jessica Lurie, John Lee, and Koby Israelite. Courtesy of Chant Records.
Toby Weiss, Director of Cultural Sensitivity and Jewish Programming for MJHS Hospice and Palliative Care
Charla Burton, MMT, LCAT, MT-BC Music Therapist, Creative Arts Therapy Program MJHS Hospice and Palliative Care
Meredith Ferrel, MA, LCAT, MT-BC Music Therapist, Creative Arts Therapy Program MJHS Hospice and Palliative Care
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