Month: September 2020

Husband's Bonsai Garden A Growing Tribute To Late Wife

Husband’s Bonsai Garden A Growing Tribute To Late Wife

September 10, 2020

Boynton Beach resident Harvey Tatelman has had two loves — his wife Claire who died June 29 at age 92, and his hobby, bonsai landscaping.   Tatelman, 95, a former New York City fashion designer, moved to Delray Beach in 1986. One day a friend showed him a stunted tree called bonsai, the Japanese art form using…

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Music Therapist Serenades Hospice Patients – From A Distance

September 9, 2020

Boca Raton resident Bridget Brennan, 36, is a music therapist for Trustbridge Hospice, Inc. She visits patients, plays her guitar and sings, resulting in patients singing or humming along, clapping their hands, tapping their feet and smiling happily. During the time of COVID-19, she often performs for patients from behind a window in order to…

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Pet Therapy Brings Peace To Hospice Patients

September 9, 2020

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — A Palm Beach County man and his four-legged best friend are helping terminally ill patients find something to smile about during tough times. Between the calming water and soothing music, hospice staff members work hard to create a relaxing environment for patients entering the final chapter of their lives. “I…

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