Mahaffy, Cherry
November 2010
Alberta Views;Nov2010, Vol. 13 Issue 9, p38
The article features Merrill Tanner, a speech language pathologist and a classical singer who helps people with Parkinson's disease (PD) in Alberta. It states that Tanner designed a six-week singing class for people with PD as an alternative therapy aside from surgery and medication. It also relates Tanner's interest in the therapeutic use of music. Tanner hopes that through her studies, singing could be acknowledged as a way of health preservation not merely an artistic pastime.


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