Miles Davis once said that the history of jazz could be summed up in four words: “Louie Armstrong. Charlie Parker.” How cool is it that the second half refers to a musician who grew up here in Kansas City? Charlie Parker was born in Kansas City, KS and raised in Kansas City, MO. He attended…

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Cultivating Neighborly Love Among Our Seniors: Part Two | SoundscapingSource.com

Because of the many changes and losses that occur in later life, sometimes combined with physical or cognitive challenges, older adults may benefit from some assistance in building meaningful friendships with other elders in their life. Eldercare professionals can do a lot to help this process along. In last week’s post, we covered the “why”…

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What Elvis Can Teach Eldercare Professionals | SoundscapingSource.com

It’s a well-known story in certain circles. A poor white boy from Tupelo, Mississippi moves to Memphis with his family. As a teenager, he learns to love music – gospel, blues, country – and even without formal musical training of any sort, he decides that his future is in music. He goes to Sun Studio…

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