It seems like you can always trace that single moment in time that helped create the spark for the things you are most passionate about in life. For me, it was more than two decades ago, while I sat at the bedside of my dying mother. She was on hospice with stage IV colon cancer. … Continue reading Bringing music to the bedside of the critically ill
The scene plays itself out over and over in hospitals across America. A patient, let’s call him “John”, lies incurably ill in the intensive care unit. A machine breathes for John and various drugs support other body functions. He’s unable to communicate. The doctor explains to the John’s family, “I’m sorry to say that John … Continue reading National Healthcare Decisions Day: What is Your Plan B?