The Miracle of Music

The Miracle of Music

by Jeannie M. Finnegan


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The Miracle of Music is a collection of inspirational, real-life stories gathered from the author's years spent playing music and singing for residents in long-term care communities, for hospice patients, and for those suffering from Alzheimer's disease, dementia, and other cognitive disorders and serious illnesses. Her recollections and stories, as well as a brief overview of scientific evidence and biblical references, illustrate the healing power of music and what it can do for our spirits and our faith, especially as we face a personal health challenge, provide care for others, or work in ministry. Many individuals receiving care at home and in long-term care settings are quite lonely and isolated. The author's message is one of inspiration and motivation to share the miracle of music with those in need around us. If you want to learn about music's miraculous qualities, bring music to others, or enjoy reading inspirational stories, The Miracle of Music is for you.

Jeannie Finnegan is a Certified Dementia Practitioner (CDP) and a graduate of the University of Maryland. She works with long-term care, memory care, and assisted living communities to develop and implement person-centered, meaningful engagement for residents/patients. Her specialties include the use of music as a therapeutic tool for enhanced care and quality of life. Her passion is to increase awareness of the miraculous power of music to enrich care and quality of life for those living with Alzheimer's and related dementias, life-threatening and life-limiting illnesses, traumatic brain injuries, and other cognitive disorders.

As a guest speaker, Jeannie provides educational seminars for caregiver groups, professional groups, churches, and the community on topics such as the healing power of music, Alzheimer's and dementia, reminiscence therapy, meaningful pursuits, and other important subjects. She also provides ongoing staff education and training focused on improving care through meaningful individualized care, especially for those with Alzheimer's and dementia.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781545631522
Publisher: Xulon Press
Publication date: 05/25/2018
Pages: 216
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.49(d)

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