Get Vocal and Get Moving: The Individual and Communal Benefits of Music

Get Vocal and Get Moving

Music is a powerful and uplifting force that offers physical and emotional benefits. This month, we’re celebrating the incredible music therapists and movement educators who enrich the lives of people living with Parkinson’s through music.  How Singing Helps with Parkinson’s Communication impairment in voice and speech changes affects most people living with Parkinson’s eventually. The … Read more

Researching the Connection Between Music and Movement

Dr. Jessica Grahn

With both Music Therapy Awareness month and Brain Awareness Week taking place in March, we explore the conjunction between music, Parkinson’s and the brain through research on the effects of music on movement, specifically the symptoms experienced by people living with Parkinson’s.  Dr. Jessica Grahn is a cognitive neuroscientist, an associate professor in the Brain … Read more