By: McKenna Selissen, MT-BC Life Engagement Coordinator & Music Therapist at Gianna Homes, Minnesota “When words fail, music speaks.” These powerful words reflect the impact music has on many of us throughout the course of our lives, especially as we [...]
Claire Klein, Gianna Homes Program Director and Music Therapist, recently worked with a resident at Gianna Homes - Gladys' Place. This resident was once a leader of a concertina accordion and harmonica band. They reminisced about the experience, and the laughter [...]
At Gianna Homes, we use activities and engagement opportunities to enrich the lives of the residents we care for. From music therapy to massage to volunteers to outings in the community, our residents stay busy! Through our fundraising event - [...]
Lenny was born in Hibbing, Minnesota, and to this day, he is proud to be a "ranger". He loves the wonderful ethnic food of the range, including porketta, pasties and sarmas. His claim to fame from his days on "da [...]
Whether it is coming from a volunteer’s nimble fingers at the piano, Claire’s guitar, or through our iPod speakers, music often fills the rooms of Gianna Homes. In addition to the smiles and entertainment a musician can bring to our [...]
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qWd2QemV6Io&spfreload=10 Watch how music therapy is used at Gianna Homes by board-certified music therapist, Claire Klein, to meet clinical goals for our memory care residents in honor of Minnesota Music Therapy Week!