Music Therapy Use Growing In Retirement Communities
(CHESTERFIELD, Missouri /February 6, 2012) – Brooking Park resident Patrick Elder, 83, sings songs – not just for fun, but because it’s good for his health. For older adults, music therapy enhances their quality of life, helping them maintain key functioning skills and stimulating their mind, according to Amy Roberts, head of Brooking Park’s Music Therapy Program.
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(From our publication, Worry Less Times, Spring, 2011) – Inez Mixon’s face lights up when she talks about two things – her family and her stay at The Avalon at Brooking Park. The Avalon has helped make it possible for Inez to continue to enjoy her family and her life. “I love it here,” Inez said. “Everyone is so friendly and it’s made a very positive difference in how I live my life.”
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(CHESTERFIELD, Missouri /February 6, 2011) – Brooking Park Senior Living Counselor Susan Signorino, MSW, was selected as one of 10 Dedicated and Deserving Social Workers for Social Work Today magazine.
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