Hospice of Frederick County now offers Music Therapy to our patients and
families to enhance physical and emotional comfort through specialized,
clinical interventions with a credentialed professional. Pain Management,
respiratory comfort, procedural support, and self-expression are some
of the goals our music therapist can address along with live music listening,
music making, lyric analysis, songwriting, and verbal processing.
Delaplaine Foundation, Inc. with two of their funding focuses being the
arts and health, granted $21,570 to help support Hospice of Frederick
County’s Music Therapy Program. “The Delaplaine family is
a cornerstone of the Frederick community. Their philanthropy and generosity
have left an indelible mark on our community. We are honored to have their
support for our music therapy program. Thanks to their generosity, the
healing touch of music can now be employed to enrich the experiences of
our patients and families.” said Carlos Graveran, Executive Director,
Hospice of Frederick County.
“We are pleased to partner with Hospice of Frederick County in providing
grant funding for the Music Therapy program to enhance the critical services
they provide that bring compassionate, caring, comfort to their clients.
We believe strongly in the power of music in reducing anxiety, assisting
in pain management and positively impacting body, mind and spirit”,
said Delaplaine Foundation President Marlene Young.
The program will be provided at no charge to any Hospice of Frederick County
patient fitting the criteria and is solely funded by charitable donations.
Learn more about our music therapy program by visiting hospiceoffrederick.org
or calling 240-566-3030.
L to R Carlos Graveran, Executive Director Hospice of Frederick County, Georgia
Wells, Music Therapist Hospice of Frederick County, Marlene Young President