Professor Hanna Creates Music, Exercise Program for Seniors

Thursday, August 02, 2018

PR NEWSWIRE -- Results of six projects aimed at expanding access to care that enhances quality of life for seniors and caregivers will be reported at the California State University Institute for Palliative Care’s National Symposium for Academic Palliative Care Education and Research October 11 – 12, 2018, in San Diego.

Researchers were awarded seed grants, funded by the Gary and Mary West Foundation, to carry out one-year projects to design and test approaches that will lead to improvements in care or quality of life for those suffering from chronic, serious or life-threatening illnesses.

San Francisco State University’s Wendell Hanna, Ph.D., created a music and exercise program for bedridden, wheelchair and ambulatory seniors in hospice to ease pain and improve joint motion.