Jan 19, 2016
By Valerie Massie
Jane Brown fills in for Libby Znaimer.
According to a new report from the Canadian Cancer Society, a large number of Canadians don’t have access to quality, end-of-life care. It says the country’s palliative care system is in critical condition. To learn more, Jane talks to Gabriel Miller, director of public issues from the Canadian Cancer Society.
Plus – people often extoll the virtues of music as a healing power. But it turns out there can be right and wrong ways to use music to help someone who is suffering from dementia, or another debilitating disease. Janes talks to Chrissy Pearson, a music therapist from Baycrest about how to safely and effectively use music to heal.