HomeHealthHealth Notes October/November 2023

Health Notes October/November 2023

Singing With Parkinson’s

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Tuesday, Oct. 3, from 1 pm to 2 pm via Google Meet, individuals at any stage of Parkinson’s can benefit from singing in the Parkinson’s group. Prior musical experience is not required but is a plus. The choir meets every Tuesday and Thursday virtually to practice a variety of therapeutically chosen choral pieces. Thanks to the Parkinson’s Foundation, this therapeutic group is free and open to anyone with a Parkinson’s diagnosis and their caretakers. Music therapy and neuroscience research has shown that music synchronizes neural activity and can improve patients’ cognitive motor, sensorimotor and speech/language symptoms.  perfectharmonyhealth.com.

Alzheimer’s Association First Thursday Group

Alzheimer's support
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The Maumee Caregiver Support Group meets the 1st Thursday of each month at 10 am at Maumee United Methodist Church, 405 Sackett St. Support groups create a safe, confidential, supportive environment and a chance for participants to develop informal mutual support and social relationships along with providing information about dementia and developing methods and skills to solve problems.  Visit alz.org.

The Survivors’ Support Group

Survivors' support
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Trauma can be a difficult thing to navigate on your own. The ProMedica Ebeid Center, 1806 Madison Ave., has weekly Monday meetings throughout October and November for those who have experienced trauma. The Survivors’ Support Group meets on the second floor of the Ebeid Center from 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm. Visit promedica.org.

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