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Thanks for the rhythm

Heritage Park Care Center would like to acknowledge the town of Carbondale for the continued financial support for our successful rhythm and drumming program.

Laurie Loeb’s Rhythms of the Heart sessions have been a therapeutic and beneficial program providing mental and physical stimulation for our seniors and staff.

The drumming activities bring a sense of togetherness, relaxation and fun to the seniors, and helps residents to establish new relationships among themselves. The involvement by the staff has been proven to lower staff turnover, which attributes to a happier and healthier atmosphere for all.

The town of Carbondale has generously been supporting our music department for several years now. Thanks to their support, we have developed an extremely successful program, which we are looking to expand even further. Our group sizes have grown from five to seven residents to a steady group of 20 or more residents actively participating per session.

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Laurie’s energetic approach and vast knowledge of music complements an already well-established collection of instruments that she brings to each session. Heritage Park would like to thank both the town of Carbondale and Laurie Loeb for their continued efforts in providing therapeutic rhythm-based music to our seniors.

With additional funding, we look forward to expanding our musical horizons. If you would like to be a volunteer assistant in, or make a financial donation to, the Rhythms of the Heart program, please contact Laurie Loeb at 963-2798.

Also, if you care to share your musical or other artistic talents with Heritage Park seniors, kindly contact Tara at 963-1500. Thank you all for recognizing the importance of music and rhythm in the lives of the elderly.

Tara Keif

activity director

Heritage Park Care Center


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