Guest blog continued: By Ginny Hauser The recent funds received by Friends of Hospice from the Empire Health Foundation grant and the Dime in Time Program award from Moscow Food Co-op, helped to purchase more Music & Memory supplies, including more music. I asked several listeners to let me know if they had any songs… Continue reading Music & Memory in Motion part 2
Early in January 2015, I began working with Music & Memory, after having watched the movie, Alive Inside, and completing the training webinar series. On the Palouse, Music & Memory was first started at Pullman Regional Hospital, with PRH Patient Support Volunteers implementing the program at Avalon Care Center. This success was quickly followed by programs… Continue reading Music and Memory in Motion part 1
With Thanksgiving and Christmas fast approaching, the following information on getting through the holidays after the death of a loved one seems timely. Remember to take what works for you and don’t worry about the rest. Be kind to yourself and others who are grieving during this holiday season. Peace be with you. SET LIMITS… Continue reading Grief and the Holidays
While waiting at the airport loading zone recently, the reception from my cell phone was very scratchy and nearly inaudible. At first I strained to listen but to no avail. I simply could not understand. Then it occurred to me, if I move a little, my reception might improve. So inching forward just slightly, suddenly… Continue reading Looking For Better Reception?
I am not a trained Buddhist or a master Zen meditator, but I am drawn to many of the concepts and practices such as mindfulness, awareness, authenticity, being present versus working against, peace, and compassion. These are ways of being that I didn’t have words for, or formal knowledge of, until my adult years. I… Continue reading Sitting With – Resting in Quiet