Posts Tagged ‘Parkinson’s’
Why People With Parkinson’s Disease Should SING
As music therapists, we at Soundscaping Source make music all the time with people who have diagnoses and limitations of various kinds. I always find it sad when people think they can’t be musical because of a diagnosis, and I find it delightful when they discover they can. So I was particularly delighted to receive…Read More
Can People With Parkinson’s Disease Sing?
Not too long ago, superstar singer Linda Ronstadt told the world that she has Parkinson’s disease. Because of this, she said, “I can’t sing at all…I can’t sing a note.” Along with a world full of music lovers, I am very sorry to hear of Ronstadt’s health struggles. I can only imagine how difficult it…Read More
5 Upbeat Songs To Inspire Dancing For Older Adults
7 Tips for Choosing Music to Support Movement/Exercise
If you read my last post, you now know why music is such a great support for movement and exercise. Now here are some tips for how to choose the best music for movement and exercise. I’ll address two facets of movement to music: rhythmic and expressive. These aren’t really two opposite ideas; they are…Read More