Are you struggling with a chronic lung condition? Holy Name offers a unique 6-week program, FREE, to anyone with a diagnosis of COPD or other lung disease. Take part and you will receive a harmonica along with therapeutic music lessons. You will also receive support from therapists, nurses, social workers, and doctors to learn about COPD and chronic care management. Come connect with others and have fun.
Join us every Wednesday from 3:00 - 4:00pm.
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A program for people with lung disease teaches them to play the harmonica
By: Stacey Delikat, FOXNY
Jan. 25, 2017 11:03 a.m. ET
10-year-old Chloe Fernandez of New Jersey was diagnosed with chronic lung disease when she was six. "It makes it very hard to breathe for me and sometimes I feel like my whole body is going to collapse and it feels horrible," Fernandez says...
Harmonicare' may strengthen diaphragm muscles and improve stamina
By Kate King, The Wall Street Journal
Jan. 2, 2017 2:15 p.m. ET
The group gathered around a conference table at Holy Name Medical Center and flipped through binders until they found the music for Chloe Fernandez's favorite song. Taking deep breaths, they raised their harmonicas to their lips and blew the first notes of...