"Joy Perrin knows how to connect with seniors...in a deeply profound and touching way truly unique for an entertainer in this field. she is truly a blessing to the recovering short term Rehab folks and the long term depressed, frail, and lonely seniors." Connie Hirschmugl Activities Smith Ranch Care Center 2004
Benefits of Therapeutic Music interaction
Anxiety and stress reduction Awareness of self and environment Emotional Intimacy Memory recall Mood and emotional elevation Nonpharmacologic pain management Sense of control Social interaction Stimulation Structure Verbal fluency
"Sometimes what you do seems to help these patients more than anything we can do." David H. Berman, M.D., 2005 President-Marin Medical Group, Inc.
Joy's Therapeutic Bio/Resumé 2003-2008: Serving healthcenters, care centers, hospitals and adult day programs in northern California 1999-2003: Served hospitals, nursing homes, veterans homes, adult daycares, rehabs, blind guilds, occupational rehabs NYC 5-boroughs, Long Island, New Jersey; under Lee Perry Gross Music and Entertainment. 1992-1999: Regular entertainer NYC tri-state area for H.A.I. (Hospital Audiences Incorporated. NYC), and Daytop program, serving hospitals, rehab centers, mental hospitals 1965- Veteran's hospitals, prisons, some senior homes (As a young teen and throughout (simultaneous to) a 30+ year nightclub career