Time for the Big Move? Music Therapy Can Help

Last week, I had the opportunity to speak with Dolly Wittman, the president of Caring Transitions here in Kansas City. Her company exists to help people – especially seniors – who are moving to a new living situation and are in need of help figuring out where to go and what to do with all…

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Song Spotlight: “That Tumbledown Shack in Athlone”

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Every so often, I get to work with a client in music therapy who really challenges me to learn new music. I can credit specific individuals with getting me to beef up my repertoire in western songs, Filipino and Russian folk songs, songs in Yiddish, and songs performed by Bing Crosby and Patsy Cline, among…

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The Unsung Heroes in Long-Term Care

As I write this, I can see the snow pouring from the sky just outside my cozy living room window. Here in Kansas City, we are under a blizzard warning, and the vast majority of schools, churches, and government offices are closed for the day. I made the decision to stay home, on the advice…

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