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Music therapy helped tackle Parkinson’s | Music For Maternity

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Victor Trivett, 88, plays on his blue kazoo. The instrument is used to help regulate the breathing of people with Parkinsons. Trivett was a ballroom dancer and a disk jockey for over thrity years, which ended when he began to manifest the symptoms of Parkinson's disease over a year and a half ago. Now, his caretaker, Trudy Milone, 71, comes with him to music and dance therapy classess at the church. Cayla Nimmo // Photo Editor

“Music gives the central nervous system so much information,” she said. “There is so much going on in the brain, and rhythm helps organize everything.” Read more here…

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