Posted on April 4, 2018 in Caregiving TipsParkinson’s disease is a progressive neurodegenerative disorder that causes dopamine levels to drop. When most people think about the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease, they picture tremors, muscle stiffness, slow movement, and loss of balance. These symptoms are present in the early stages of Parkinson’s disease.
Blog: Hospice Views - April 2018
Posted on April 3, 2018 in Gift of a DayCrossroads Hospice & Palliative Care patient Mary McMahon, 92, has been a fan of Big Band and Swing music since she was young. During World War II, on almost a weekly basis, she and her girlfriends would hop a streetcar to downtown Cleveland and head for the old Palace Theater to see the newest acts. She’s seen some of the biggest – Glen Miller, Duke Ellington, Benny Goodman. In fact, she says one of the biggest moments in her life was the time she received tap dance lessons from Gene Kelly!