Music as medicine for the mind

Saturday, 18 August 2018

Music is powerful — it moves us physically and emotionally, often transporting us back to a previous place and time. A foot will start to tap along to a beat or tears begin to well up in response to a…

Thinking Problems in Parkinson's

Exercise Shown to Improve Cognition in Parkinson’s

Tuesday, 15 May 2018

It’s well known that exercise invigorates both body and mind. Exercise studies in Parkinson’s disease (PD) have shown improved mobility and quality of life, and possibly slower rate of disease progression. But what can exercise do for memory and thinking (cognition),…

Cognitive impairment in Parkinson's

Cognition-targeted Research Catches On

Tuesday, 21 August 2012

Cognitive dysfunction is a troublesome reality for many people living with Parkinson’s disease (PD). Symptoms can range from slowness of thinking or difficulty organizing and sequencing one’s thoughts to memory loss to the eventual onset of dementia Even more troubling…