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Brain Power | June 19, 2019

Lake Huron Medical Center Presents Healthy Aging Series: Music for the Brain

By Rosemary Hunger

Port Huron, MI – Lake Huron Medical Center (LHMC) will host Healthy Aging program: Music for the Brain, on Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Music is one of the only activities that activates, stimulates, and uses the entire brain.  Music can help with everyday stress, reduce pain and contribute to our overall health. “Music for the Brain” will be presented by Mindy Charron, Board Certified Music Therapist with VNA Blue Water Hospice. 

Join us for the Healthy Aging program:  Music for the Brain, on Wednesday, June 19, 2019, at Lake Huron Medical Center in the Lighthouse  Café at 2:00 PM.  There is no cost to attend, refreshments will be served and social time enjoyed.


Lake Huron Medical Center is proud to present the Healthy Aging series that promotes safety and supports independence for our area seniors.  To learn more about this program or other senior services offered through Lake Huron Medical Center, please call: 810-216-1035

For more information on the programs and services offered through Lake Huron Medical Center, please visit


Lake Huron Medical Center 

Founded in 1954 by the Religious Sisters of Mercy, Lake Huron Medical Center (formerly St. Joseph Mercy Port Huron) is a 144-bed acute care hospital providing medical/surgical services, emergency care, cancer care, cardiac care, bariatric care, inpatient rehabilitation services and a vast number of other testing, health and medical services. Last year alone, Lake Huron Medical Center treated more than 20,000 patients in its emergency department; performed nearly 6,000 surgical procedures; provided treatment for nearly 400 oncology patients; and provided over 3,000 visits to the underserved through the Peoples’ Clinic for Better Health.  Lake Huron is a member of the Prime Healthcare hospital system. For more information, visit:

Lake Huron Foundation 

The Lake Huron Foundation is a non-profit organization that encompasses the People’s Clinic for Better Health, the Lake Huron Medical Auxiliary Volunteer Organization as well as funds for patient care needs, like the Pink Ribbon Fund, General Oncology Fund, and Patient Emergency Fund just to name a few. Our mission is to provide high-quality, cost effective health care to patients and families regardless of their ability pay for services. As a 501(c)3, the Lake Huron Foundation is an extension of the Prime Healthcare Foundation. It is governed by a local board of directors whom provide oversight to the organization’s operations and assets. Throughout the transition to our new foundation, all gifts remained in a local financial institution. The funds will continue to be used following our donors designations to provide care to the most vulnerable members of our community.

Prime Healthcare Services

Prime Healthcare is an award-winning national hospital system with 38 acute-care hospitals providing more than 35,000 jobs in 11 states. Based in California and one of the largest hospital systems in the country, Prime Healthcare is committed to ensuring access to local quality healthcare. It has been recognized as among the “100 Top Hospitals” in the nation 33 times and among the “15 Top Health Systems” three times, is the only “10 Top Health System” west of the Mississippi. For more information, please visit:

Rosemary Hunger is currently the Senior Services Coordinator and Coordinator of Volunteers at Lake Huron Medical Center, and has had the joy and pleasure of working with older adults for more than 25 years.

Rosemary received Dementia Care Training from Teepa Snow, one of America’s leading educators on dementia, and is a certified Positive Approach to Care Approved Trainer.  She offers a multi-session program “Until there’s a Cure, There’s Care,” at Lake Huron Medical Center, and is the current Vice President of the Dementia and Alzheimer’s Resource Committee. This is a local nonprofit organization with a focus on providing education and resources to local families who are living with Dementia/Alzheimer’s.  Rosemary is also a current member of the Board of Directors for St. Clair County Council on Aging.

In 2016, Rosemary completed training to become a Master Trainer for the program A Matter of Balance: Managing Concerns about Falls, and offers this program to community seniors.

Rosemary believes that “Growing Old should be as exciting as Growing Up,” and reminds you that “growing old is a privilege that not everyone is given”- so have fun with it!

To learn about senior services and senior programs, please visit

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