Multi-platinum-selling, five-time Grammy-nominated entertainer Michael Feinstein will host and headline a celebration of music’s therapeutic power to heal when the Institute for Music and Neurologic Function’s Music Has Power™ Awards return to Feinstein’s at Loews Regency – The Nightclub of New York on September 7, 2011.
Citing her pioneering role in advancing the scope of long-term care through music therapy, the Continuing Care Leadership Coalition (CCLC) presented Dr. Concetta M. Tomaino with its first annual Burton Grebin, MD Award for Innovation. As Executive Director and co-founder of the Institute for Music and Neurologic Function (IMNF), Dr. Tomaino has been instrumental in advancing music therapy from its recreational roots to a clinically recognized therapeutic program for the treatment of people with neurological diseases and traumatic brain injuries.
“Words From the Melting Pot,” the new interactive production from the Young At Art Theatre Company/Action Racket Theatre, debuts on Friday, June 24, 2011 at the Beth Abraham Adult Day Health Care (ADHC) Program, 612 Allerton Avenue in the Bronx. The cast features members of Beth Abraham’s ADHC program. Showtime is 1:00 pm and admission to the performance is free.
Beth Abraham Family of Health Services, BAFHS, whose extensive health care, rehabilitation and skilled nursing facilities and programs serve New York City’s five boroughs, Long Island and Westchester County has added five accomplished business leaders to their Board of Directors. The new members bring domestic and global expertise in such divergent arenas as international finance; sales and business development; technology and communications, healthcare and pharmaceutical development and marketing.
The newly appointed members – Stefan A. Kampe, Rosemarie A. Loffredo, Cynthia Schwalm, Richard J. Waksman and Steven Kantor -- expand the Beth Abraham board to 15-members and increase the level of real world guidance, counsel and insights available to the Beth Abraham organization.
Beth Abraham Family of Health Services (BAFHS), one of the largest not-for-profit healthcare organizations in New York State, has won a national award for its new website, www.bethabe.org.