Archive for 'Creative Arts Therapy'

Residents are recognized for their artwork

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Hebrew Hospital Home of Westchester Congratulates our Residents for being recognized for their art work at the 2012 LeadingAge New York Annual Art Exhibit!

Between delicious and plentiful meals and the many activities that our residents of Hebrew Hospital Home of Westchester engage in daily, they also manage to produce beautiful art work.

With the guidance from our experienced and caring Therapeutic Activities and Creative Arts Therapy team, our residents are able to kindle (or re-kindle) their art talents. Last month, ...

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Pet Therapy Dog Volunteers at HHH Westchester and helps win award.

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HHH of Westchester Wins 10 Life Story Boards from See Me Communications for Honoring Volunteers in Celebration of National Nursing Home Week!

We are happy to announce that HHH Westchester was awarded 10 FREE LIFE STORY BOARDS!  The contest hosted by See Me Communications was designed to honor facilities and volunteers that care.  These are beautifully framed displays that give a visual and autobiographical account of each resident’s life story and offer insights that help others to interact with him ...

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Hebrew Hospital Home of Westchester Honors Our Volunteers!

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“The world is hugged by the faithful arms of volunteers.”  -Terri Guillemets

This month, Hebrew Hospital Home of Westchester hosted its 5th Annual Volunteer Luncheon in honor of the great people who volunteer at our home. From younger to older, our volunteers come in all ages and from different backgrounds. However, they all have one thing in common – they are beautiful, self-less people who enjoy volunteering at our home and recognize the value that their actions hold. Volunteering is great ...

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HHH Awarded Elmezzi Foundation Grant Once Again

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For the eigth year in a row, Hebrew Hospital Home was awarded the Thomas and Jeanne Elmezzi Foundation Medical Research and Care Grant.  While the foundation makes most of it’s contributions to the Queens and Long Island area, the undoubtably have recognized the work done at HHH of Westchester toward the advancement of Creative Arts Therapy.

We plan to use the grant to fund our own research on the ways creative arts therapy can help in the treatment of dementia patients.  ...

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New York Academy of Science to Host Music Therapy Symposium

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The New York Academy of Sciences will be hosting an expressive therapy summit on March 25, 2011.  With such a great focus at HHH of Westchester on creative arts therapies, this could offer a wonderful opportunity to learn more about the role the arts play in medicine.

Music therapy, or the clinical application of music to treat a wide range of diseases and chronic illnesses, has undergone dramatic advances over the past few years.  It has proved to be an effective ...

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