It is our sincere desire to put smiles on the faces of people in nursing homes everywhere, and to bring comfort to those in their last moments. That is why we are offering both our Hymns albums as free downloads (SEE below)!
Even if you simply have a loved one or know someone in a nursing home, please download the music, put it on a CD, and send it to them!
Activity directors, please download these albums (Reflect, Amazing Grace & Reflect Hymn) for your use in activities. The album is already being used for the “iPod project” for music therapy in many facilities. Click here to learn more
The songs we have selected for these recordings include many of the most well loved Hymns of the faith, like Amazing Grace, In the Garden, and Old Rugged Cross. We trust you find it useful. Our Hymns albums has been used for worship before or during church services, as dinnertime music, and most especialy to bring comfort to those in their last moments. See below for Testimonies!
Thanks for listening and please pass on this info on to someone you know who is serving those in nursing home!
Daniel n Catherine
You can also go to www.reflect.bandcamp.com to begin downloading. Be sure to download both albums! Enjoy!
Since its release, I have been sending out the “Reflect Hymn” CD to various Nursing home facilities throughout Northeast Wisconsin and recently I received back this report about how the Reflect Hymn project is being used:
“Daniel, Having a chance encounter with an old friend who works the night shift at our local nursing facility, I wanted to share with you her comments about your music.
She told me that a copy of your music on CD; Reflect Hymn, appeared at their nurses station, and that they had been playing and enjoying the music. However, she said the greatest benefit seemed to come when your music was played exclusively in the rooms of those patients who were experiencing their last days. She told how the staff all remarked that such a great sense of peace seemed to envelop the room and the people in attendance, that they have a policy of always playing this music for such times as this as it provides such comfort.
I thought you might want to know this, since I know you send out these CD’s as a sample of your work when booking concerts at various Nursing Homes. Even though this facility has never had you there in person, your music is being used and valued, which I just ‘happened’ to find out a few weeks ago during my ‘chance encounter’.
I was so moved when I received this report. What an awesome blessing! I would love to see every nursing home throughout Northeast Wisconsin to receive a Reflect Hymn album for their use for the above mentioned purpose, or to use for a church service or bible study, or even just for music therapy. If this is something that you would also like to see happen please donate toward this ministry.
Here is another letter I received:
Recently you came to Shady Lane Nursing Home here in Manitowoc to entertain the residents and I was in attendance with my mother who was a resident there at the time. She just passed away this past Thursday March 25th. I bought one of your CDs and played it for her every night when she was drifting off to sleep. This past week when she had slipped into a deep sleep on comfort care at Shady Lane I played it in her room….it was very soothing. I think the staff at Shady Lane enjoyed it as well. I plan to give these CDs away as a result. If it is alright with you I would like to play it next to her coffin at the funeral.
A Recent Encounter (2015):
Outside of a nursing home I was about to go in and entertain at a lady stopped me and asked, “You’re a musician right? I am a hospice nurse and have your Reflect Hymn CD. I use it so often that it doesn’t play anymore. Do you have another with you?”
I was able to provide her the Reflect Hymn and also our latest Hymn project Reflect, Amazing Grace. She was on her way to someone who was passing that very day.
Thank you for listening,