2005- Pilot project in Montefiore Nursing Home in Beachwood, Ohio assessing the effects of Reiki treatments on 42 residents with Alzheimer's/Dementia, with special interest in Sundowner Syndrome time periods.
2006- Received a $50,000 grant to train 142 caregivers of loved ones with Alzheimer's/Dementia in Reiki Level One from a 5 county area in collaboration with the Alzheimer's Association of Greater Cleveland.
- 2007-2012- Provided Reiki sessions for staff members of Hospice of the Western Reserve via a contract with the agency.
- 2008-present- Trained mothers of children with Autism using grants from the National Council of Jewish Women and the Breakfast Club of Beachwood, Ohio.
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- 2011-Contracted with University Hospitals Connor Integrative Medicine Network (CIMN) to provide Reiki classes for staff and community members and Reiki sessions to staff and patients. (See website section on RROH in UH Hospitals for further information)
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2008-Received a $48000 grant from the Mt. Sinai Health Care Foundation in collaboration with the Alzheimer's Association of Greater Cleveland. Trained 200 caregivers of loved ones with Alzheimer's/Dementia to perform Reiki on themselves and their loved ones for relaxation and stress relief. The research was conducted by the Case Western Reserve School of Nursing.
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2013-Assisting to conduct a research pilot study of 40 residents with Alzheimers/Dementia in a nursing home in Palm Beach, Florida, studying the effects of 15 minute Reiki treatments on pain, anxiety, aggression, weight, sleep, falls, infections, affect and specific behaviors. This project will be completed in June, 2013, with results available in fall of 2013.