It makes me so happy to see more and more hospitals & other medical facilities embracing music & the arts in general as a form of treatment and therapy. More should do this though!
Nicole Steele, clad in a face mask and thin plastic protective cover over her shirt, strung a ukulele while 14-year-old Yaheim Young played alongside her. The two had a jam session on the ninth floor of the UPMC Children’s Hospital in Lawrenceville.
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I’m starting to see more of these show up all the time – such a great thing to see!
You might not expect to find a therapeutic dance program occurring in the middle of an art center. But that’s exactly what’s taking place each Wednesday morning, now through December, at the Burchfield Penney Art Center. WBFO’s senior reporter Eileen Buckley tells us how the Art Moves Me dance program is helping people with Parkinson’s disease.
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Think about what you might do as an outlet to get away from something on your mind.
For a woman from Morgantown who suffers from Schizophrenia, she has turned to writing, art, music, and poetry to help as a distraction. She’s spending part of her Friday at an art show at the Monongalia Arts Center.
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