Animal-assisted therapy has been shown to reduce anxiety, pain, depression, fatigue and stress in both medical and non-medical situations
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The Rev. Dr. Cathy Genthner, a chaplain for Compassus – Scarborough, Maine, explains why planning ahead with advance directives benefits everyone.
Rebecca Ross, a volunteer in Willingboro, N.J., encourages caregivers to give hospice patients what they need, rather than what you think they want.
Massage therapy during hospice care may reduce stress and pain hormones, leading to improvements in immune function and well being,
Aromatherapy uses plant extracts called essential oils to support the well-being of hospice patients and their caregivers.
A recognizable tune on the guitar enables hospice chaplain Dennis Zimmerman to bridge healing connections with patients and families.
Michael and his therapy pets help hospice patients break down the walls of loneliness and isolation.
Music therapy is more than entertainment. It connects with hospice patients at a deep emotional level, enabling therapists to open a path to wellbeing.
Music taps into a unique pathway to the memories and emotions of dementia patients. Rev. Dr. Cathy Genthner shares how she make connections through music.