Music and Memory Program

music and memoryBarnabas Health Hospice patients find renewed joy and pleasure in rediscovering the music that matters to them through Music & Memory - a 501c3 non-profit organization that helps provide patients with iPods loaded with music playlists personalized just for them.

music and memory treeBarnabas Health Hospice, which is sharing in a grant provided to Music & Memory from the Health Care Foundation of New Jersey, is the first hospice agency in New Jersey to participate in the program and to receive a "start-up kit" of iPod Shuffles, headphones, small tabletop speakers and gift cards to purchase music that is used to create playlists for patients.

The program is fully funded through the generosity of donors. For information about how you can support the program, call 973-370-8134 or email

music and memory program

Barnabas Health Hospice (BHH) gathered at the South Orange Performing Arts Center recently for a private screening of the award-winning documentary, Alive Inside: A Story of Music and Memory. From left to right, at the pre-screening reception, are Dan Cohen, MSW, Executive Director, Music & Memory, Inc.; Keith Boroch, President and Chief Executive Officer, BHH; Megan Knight, Director of Development, BHH; Mary Murray, RN, BSN, Clinical Educator, BHH; and Michael Rossato-Bennett, Director, Alive Inside.

For more information about the Barnabas Health Hospice Music and Memory program, click here.

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