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About Mary Sue Wilkinson

Mary Sue Wilkinson is the founder of Singing Heart to HeartTM. She is a musician, a speaker and the author of “Songs You Know By Heart: A Simple Guide for Using Music in Dementia Care.” She is passionate about the power of music. Prior to her work with seniors, Mary Sue was a career early childhood educator and music teacher. Learn more at https://singinghearttoheart.com
Latest Posts | By Mary Sue Wilkinson
Reducing Stress in Your 60s: Capturing a Moment of Rest Through Music
1 month ago

Reducing Stress in Your 60s: Capturing a Moment of Rest Through Music

Have you ever been so tired that a stop light seemed like a blessing? You close your eyes for just a second and take a deep breath, trying to catch a wisp of the tiniest second – or maybe third wind? Read More

Exploring the Power and Comfort of Music in Hospice Care
7 months ago

Exploring the Power and Comfort of Music in Hospice Care

When loved ones are dying it’s easy to feel helpless. We desperately want and need comfort. And we yearn to stay connected as long as possible.

Music can be the gift that offers both comfort and connection.

Here are some stories of people whom it helped during their time in hospice care. Read More

13 Reasons to Sing with Your Grandchildren
8 months ago

13 Reasons to Sing with Your Grandchildren

My first grandchild, Leon Carter Rose, was born this past week. As many of you know, being a grandparent is just about the best thing ever. I know this to be true from only four days’ experience! Read More

Break the Silence in Their Golden Years: Give Your Aging Parent the Gift of Music
9 months ago

Break the Silence in Their Golden Years: Give Your Aging Parent the Gift of Music

I was talking with my friend Deb today. She recently shared my CD Songs You Know by Heart
with her mom. The CD is loaded with 18 old-time favorites and includes hits like You Are My Sunshine, Side by Side and Don’t Sit Under the Apple Tree. She was sure her mom would love it. Read More

Finding Cherished Memories Through Nostalgic Music
10 months ago

Finding Cherished Memories Through Nostalgic Music

My mom died when I was 35 years old. She was only 58. She’s been gone a long time now and sadly, memories do have a way of fading. Here’s one memory I do have. And it comes to me whenever I hear a certain song. Read More