Music Man – Healing for Seniors

Outreach program that brings the arts and culture to local seniors, even if they are unable to travel to Whiting. MUSIC, CULTURE, JOY 􀀁􀀂􀀃􀀄􀀃􀀅􀀆􀀇􀀈􀀂􀀈􀀉􀀊􀀉􀀋􀀌􀀂􀀍􀀄􀀅􀀎􀀅􀀏􀀉􀀂􀀐􀀑􀀒􀀉􀀄􀀂􀀓􀀔􀀄􀀕􀀓􀀂􀀇􀀂􀀕􀀄A popular YouTube video shows a woman in her 90s with dementia, seemingly oblivious to the world around her. Then the music starts -church hymns from her childhood. She moves a single finger first. Then […]

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Flint, Nepal and Water

By Mike E. Lilly, author & educator Long before Flint’s water emergency, I learned how crucial — and how precious — clean, safe drinking water can be. From 2007 -2012, I lived and worked in Nepal, a Third World country. My wife, Sushma, was born and raised in Kathmandu. Together, we worked as social activists […]

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Grow Memories in a Family Garden

Growing a garden is an incredible bonding experience for children, parents and grandparents. The experiences shared while tending to the garden together create memories that last a lifetime. And as the children get older and have families of their own, they pass along those stories and that wisdom to their own children. Gardening together gives […]

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A Clean Glass of Water

Reasons You Should Drink From Glass Protecting the Environment Last year 30 billion plastic water bottles were sold in the United States alone. Eighty percent end up in land fills or are burned in incinerators, which release toxic pollution into the air.   Safeguarding Health Unlike plastic, glass does not contain any harmful chemicals such […]

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