Can Music Help You Live Well with Parkinson’s?
Presented by Hope Young, MT-BC
Hope Young will show us cases of combined music and technologies to improve gait and improve balance. She will review current research which demonstrates greater and faster improvement using music integrated within their physical therapy rehabilitation treatment. Hope will also provide helpful examples of collaborative ways these results can be moved into daily life. In closing, we will discuss the uniqueness of music in normalizing and improving a person’s experience of care to become more deeply engaged in improving your health outcomes.
Hope Young, MT-BC, is the CEO of the Center for Music Therapy, Inc. which she founded in 1990 and is the first for-profit music therapy facility in the world specifically designed to research and treat neurologic movement conditions and disorders through music. She is also CEO of Biomedical Music solutions, Inc. which she incorporated in April 2018. BMS, is an early revenue stage company, with it product in use within hospitals throughout Europe, China, Japan, and the US. Ms. Young is also recognized nationally and internationally in several publications and has received various prestigious awards. She has been a member of CAPS since 1994.
Refreshments will follow. Members are encouraged to bring their favorite snacks and/or cookies to share.
2:00 pm – 4 pm, Saturday, November 9th
Medical Office Building, St. David’s Medical Center
Click for a map of 3000 N. IH-35, 5th Floor Conference Room
Take the South access road of IH 35 through the 32nd St. light. Turn right on 30th Street. Free parking will be in the underground level (physician parking area) of Garage 2 at St. David’s Medical Center. The entrance is just past the main garage entrance, and before reaching Garage 1. A CAPS member or volunteer will be there to open the gate for you. The elevator will take you to the fifth floor.