The Music Inside

We are such stuff as music is made of. We are composed of vibrations; of waves of energy that ebb and flow, and particles that leap and jiggle. A few years ago, social worker Dan Cohen discovered that music could unlock the minds of shut down, depressed and inert alzheimers and dementia patients, (mostly people…

Mother Teresa

The modern hospice movement is usually credited to Britain’s Dame Cicly Saunders who opened St Christopher’s hospice in London in 1967. But what about Mother Teresa?  In 1952 she created the Khalighat home for the dying in an abandoned Hindu temple in Calcutta.  It was a free hospice for the poor and the homeless. All comers…