Older adults are improving their health while learning about fall prevention thanks to The Vic Foundation and Victoria Lifeline.
The sounds of singing, dancing, and laughter could be heard throughout The Vic in recent weeks – all because of a little music.
The little desk in the front entrance of Victoria Hospital is often home to a friendly face in a blue vest — a Vic Foundation Volunteer Ambassador.
“One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.” Bob Marley sang these words back in 1973 and they still ring true today. For many of us, music is a source of comfort during difficult times. It can invoke memories and inspire feelings of happiness or sadness. But can music actually help to heal us when we are sick?