What We Do
Audrey's Angels provides musicians and crafters to over 100 small residential adult care homes and adult day care centers in the Greater Phoenix area. We visit the residents weekly at a scheduled time, providing a planned program of interaction. Each program lasts one hour. Audrey's Angels is a regular part of the residents' weekly calendar, and they look forward to interacting with the Angels each week. Audrey's Angels staff works closely with the homeowners, care workers, and administrators of these homes and facilities to provide an enjoyable and beneficial session for the residents.
During visits, our Angels give musical performances, lead sing-a-longs, or engage the residents in craft activities. As music and crafts engage the residents, they often become more communicative, expressing themselves with singing, conversation or a knowing smile. For the many residents we serve who have dementia, music and art can create a bridge across time and memory.
We audition and train our musicians, each of whom loves sharing his or her gifts in this unique program. Some of our Angels volunteer their time, while others accept a small stipend to cover the cost of gasoline and the care of their musical instruments and song sheets. We provide all of the craft supplies for our Craft Angels to share with the residents.