Neil Diamond and Coping with Parkinson’s Disease

Medication and surgery can help, but symptoms impact basic abilities (Photo credit: neildiamond.com)

By Emily Gurnon for Next Avenue

Fans of Neil Diamond grieved last month to learn that the longtime pop singer has canceled the remainder of his 50th anniversary tour following a diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease.

“Very sad news,” one fan wrote on READ MORE

Health care residents enjoy their favorite things

Activities are all about choice

Suzy Jach, activities employee, engages with residents during an exercise class.

Suzy Jach remembers when residents in long-term care were expected to attend whatever group activities were taking place day to day. It wasn’t so long ago — Suzy worked at Lawrence Presbyterian Manor in the 1990s, READ MORE