Parkinson’s Friendships Bring Laughter and Loss

On Friday, I learned that a member of my weekly LOUD Crowd® class was in Hospice. “Suddenly” he declined, his wife told me in an email. This morning, he passed away at home. It’s odd to think of death as coming “suddenly” when someone has a Parkinson’s diagnosis,...

Age Related Voice Changes Benefit from Exercise

Our voice is as distinctive as a fingerprint, and it reveals all: your age, or at least how old you sound, your physical and emotional well being, and mood. An “old” or sick sounding voice on an otherwise vibrant older person can be a distraction to listeners who are...