The power of music demonstrated with residents

By Mandy Scherer

The Bennett County Nursing Home received a visitor from afar, Savvas (Steve) Savva, was born in London and has spent his first time to the United States here in Martin, sharing his knowledge and joy of music with residents and staff.

Tonya Gilmore, Occupational Therapist at the Bennett County Hospital and Nursing Home, met Savvas in Italy and asked him to come to Martin to visit with residents.

Savvas is a linguist and a Teacher of Methodological Approaches in Language Teaching. He is an official oral examiner and invigilator for Cambridge University in the United Kingdom. He is also an English as a Foreign Language teacher. E.F.L. is the teaching of English to people whose first language is not English.

(See p. 1, 9-25-2019 edition for full text)

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