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Music Therapy Benefits in Hospice - CompassionCare Hospice

A Music Therapy Case Study | Joshua Gilbert, MT-BC Throughout life, song can positively affect us both physically and emotionally. It influences bodily functions that we believe are beyond our control, such as heart rate, blood pressure and release of the body’s natural pain relief chemicals. Music therapy offers significant benefits for patients, caregivers and… Read more »

Supporting Those in Hospice Through Music - CompassionCare Hospice

CompassionCare Hospice is happy to introduce our new Music Specialist, Joahan (JoJo) Tiogangco! Born and raised in Pahala, Kau, Hawaii, JoJo says that “Music was life and being raised in it (music) gave me the ability to preserver and preserve the culture in my heart.” She specializes in the guitar and ukulele and is diverse in the music… Read more »

The Sound of Music - CompassionCare Hospice

Music is a powerful force. It can evoke feelings of happiness, sadness, or just pure excitement. Learning to play an instrument can have a strong lasting effect on ones mind, body and soul, completely re-shape our brain and how it functions. This is true in any individual at any age. Research suggests that an instrument played… Read more »