Music is Medicine for the Losses in Our Lives 

Before we are born, the first sense we experience is hearing. At end of life, hearing is the last of our senses to go. Music is the universal language of emotion. It embraces culture, memories and spirituality that can provide a context for a patient’s life and for their family and friends.

When words fail, Music speaks.  – HC Anderson

Gary Malkin, an award-winning composer, performer, speaker and healing music innovator. Gary’s acclaimed palliative classic, Graceful Passages, has touched nearly a million people worldwide by offering emotional and spiritual support for caregivers, families, and patients facing life-threatening illnesses and the end of life. 


2018 PHorum: Perspective in Healthcare
Wednesday, March 14
5:30 – 7:30 PM

The Lobero Theatre
Free Community Event



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For additional information or questions, contact Lailan McGrath at or call 805.690.6218.

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