Music therapy for older adults


Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

One Clara Maass Drive - Clara Maass Medical CenteBelleville, NJ 07109


About

About

The Hospital Elder Life Program is a program that aims to provide extra attention and care to senior citizens admitted to the hospital. Music therapy helps heal, all instruments welcome!

Program goals

  • Maintain physical and cognitive functioning throughout hospitalization
  • Provide excellent care to the older adult population

What can I gain as a volunteer?

  • Experience working with older adults
  • Interest and experience in the field of healthcare
  • Confidence working with patients
  • Satisfaction in knowing you helped improve the hospital stay of older adults by providing healing music therapy

Clara Maass Medical Center was able to launch HELP through a generous grant from The Healthcare Foundation of New Jersey.

Skills

  • Music Therapy
  • Singing
  • Spiritual Healing
  • Music Arts

Good Match For

Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • minimum 4 hours/week
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