the torch Summer 2017, Issue 2 - Page 20

Boone Powell Sr. Luncheon highlights Arts in Medicine program Throughout history, pictures, stories, dances, music and drama healing power of arts. For example, “Certified Music have been central to healing. Practitioners are specially trained decrease pain, nausea and anxiety; p a t i e n t s’ b e d s i d e s to b r i n g Research indicates that music can lowers blood pressure; and stabilizes heart rates. According to JaeJeung So, art therapist at Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas, art therapy also has a healing effect, stating, “With serious illnesses, patients feel they have little control over their diseases and/or their lives. Art therapy allows them to gain a degree of freedom by musicians providing live music at physical, emotional and spiritual comfort,” said Tony Arant, certified The vision of Arts in Medicine program is to: • Fully integrate the music, therapeutic, literary, visual and performing arts into our clinical care to promote healing and enhance the lives of all those we serve music practitioner. “In 2015, we • Investigate the use of arts in healing requests. Today, we receive over • Build community partnerships three music practitioners meet less As word ɕ́Ёѡͥѥٔ)ٕɅѡѥ(ȰѡɕՕ̰ͼ)ѡɽ՝ɕ͕ɍ)ɽչ̰Ѡ)ѡɍЁȁѥϊdЁѡ͔͕٥́ٔѡ)Q́5ɽɅЁɕٕ́́ȁѼ)̻t)ɽȁѥ́)ѥم́ݡЁݽɑ́eЁ 屽ȁ́́ѡɽݡЁѡ䁅ɔt͔ѕɅѥͥ٥ՅѡɕѽЁѡѠ)ɽєѼѡ1չ5丁Q Aݕ)ѕɅ䁅ݥѡѼ͕) 屽ȁUٕͥ5 ѕ)Ё̰ݥѠѡͥх)͕ٕɅɽ́ɥ̰́)ѼЁѥ́ɔݥѠѡ)չѥѥٔɕѕȁѡ)̰əɵ́ɕ͕ɍѼ)ٕ́ȁѥ̰̰٥ͥѽ̰)́啕̸)QɅаMɄ Iݱ,Iͽȸ)́͡)- Ʌѽ))չM()Ёѡ̸͔)Q́5ɽɅ݅)Յ AݕMȸM)MȁM݅́ɕѕѼ)ѡ͔ݡٔѵ