“One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.” Bob Marley sang these words back in 1973 and they still ring true today. For many of us, music is a source of comfort during difficult times. It can invoke memories and inspire feelings of happiness or sadness. But can music actually help to heal us when we are sick?
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Come one, come all! Our 4th Annual Miracle Garden Party will be “Under The Big Top,” and it’s drawing quite the crowd. Many big-name Winnipeggers have already pledged their time and talent to support mental wellness in our community.
In the last 50 years, advances in the field of medicine have helped our understanding of the prevention, diagnosis and management of physical disease. The result? People are living longer as the average life expectancy in Canada is now 82 years of age.
Through the generosity of The Vic Foundation's endowment fund supporters, more than 200 staff at Victoria Hospital and ACCESS Fort Garry attended educational workshops with world-renowned dementia care educator Teepa Snow.