Parkinson’s Disease

The Walking Song

Tweet When my child started walking, of course I was thrilled! But I was also nervous about how he would handle parking lots and safety. He also gets too heavy for me to carry sometimes. So one day at Mommy Mixer, I let him walk from the car to the building. This parking lot is […]

Music Therapy and Neurological Disorders

Tweet The Auburn Journal recently featured a music therapist, Tara McConnell, and her group “Crescendo,” a weekly music therapy group designed for those with neurological impairments such as Parkinson’s Disease, stroke or traumatic brain injury, and their families.

Music Therapy with Older Adults

Tweet At this stage of life, many people are experiencing health difficulties, which may include Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, Dementia, Stroke, Heart Disease, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), Arthritis, Diabetes, or other chronic illnesses. Music Therapy techniques can help restore motor functioning, cognitive functioning, or speech/language skills that are affected by these conditions. Here are some examples […]