There are many voices facing Parkinson’s Disease throughout our community with experiences, perspectives, research information, or helpful ideas that might improve your quality of life.
Living well with Parkinson’s disease may mean something very different to us all. If we take the time for ourselves and make self-care a priority, we will benefit!
Getting older with young onset Parkinson’s disease provides a unique perspective. Young onset Parkinson’s disease (YOPD) will always be what I have, no matter how old I get.
Spreading awareness about and being an advocate for ending Parkinson’s disease is one of the ways I live well with my condition. What will you do to help us spread awareness and advocate for ending Parkinson’s?
Parkinson’s disease can be disarming when it comes to being heard, being seen, and being understood!
A conversation about mind matters & Parkinson’s disease with neuropsychologist, Dr. Sarah Lageman.
I was reminded that I have an obligation for young onset and newly diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease, who might learn from my experience. I am dedicated, after 40 years of living with Parkinson’s disease, to offering assistance and benefit to the Parkinson’s community.
April is Parkinson’s Awareness Month and I’m sharing a series called, Facing Parkinson’s. Each day, I will share a piece that I hope helps you as you face Parkinson’s disease.
Not for many years in my 30+ years of Parkinson’s disease have I seen a film that condenses and explains this mysterious illness so well.
Join me on Tuesday, September 12, 2023 at 10 AM EST (9am CT/8am MT/ 7am PT) for a live online presentation by Dr. Robert Cochrane, PhD discussing Yes, And…For Life! hosted by the Parkinson Social Network.
Mental health changes while facing Parkinson’s is a non-motor symptom that needs more awareness. Apathy or depression are real and without awareness and without making a change, can get worse.
Friendships while facing Parkinson’s disease will either strengthen or eliminate friendships. You will notice that some friendships will change.
Self-care is about making your care a priority… #MotivationMonday
Many people facing Parkinson’s disease find that after their diagnosis, they are drawn to creating art. Do you make art? If so, how do you make your art?
Change is often necessary, yet still painful. We make changes for better living and new opportunities, even if we don’t see them immediately. #MotivationMonday
Today, on World Parkinson’s Day, make this a day of remembrance where we might commemorate those who have left us—those who lead us on our path in advocacy, research, clinical trials, education, fitness, or just touched our lives!
Friendship makes life better! #MotivationMonday Speaking of friendship, my friend, Larry Gifford, co-founder of PD Avengers is presenting…
Staying on top of our goals and keeping focused with Parkinson’s disease can be very difficult for many of us.
Dr. Bradley McDaniels of the University of North Texas joins Angela and Karl Robb for a lively conversation about quality of life issues and Parkinson’s disease.
Facing Parkinson’s may be easier by taking advantage of the tools of humor and music. Humor and music are wonderful tools that cost very little but are easily implemented into your day.
Parkinson’s disease Awareness Month has begun! Spreading awareness and information, when at all possible is key. #ParkinsonsAwarenessMonth
Do We Have Control? Today, accept that you are not in control and that the few things that you think that you have control of are enough.
Your Parkinson’s disease doesn’t have to dictate your life, but your life dictates your Parkinson’s disease. #MotivationMonday
You hear both Karl’s (a person with Parkinson’s) and Angela’s (a carepartner) unique perspectives about routine and facing Parkinson’s disease.
It is a difficult task to face Parkinson’s disease. Choosing to be open to learning to work around this illness may just be the key.
When we are facing Parkinson’s, there is so much information
The difficulty with having Parkinson’s disease and aging is being able to distinguish what symptoms are treatable and which may be harbingers of an urgent red flag action.
Where can you take a break from Parkinson’s disease with a group of friends to go places, laugh, create, and expand your imagination for a while, all without leaving your home? Learn the fun and benefits of improv…
Living well with Parkinson’s disease or any chronic illness requires dedication and a focus to your own self-care in every detail! #MotivationMonday
You are the only one who can decide how you want to navigate your chronic illness. The more informed that you are, the greater your options. There really is power in staying informed! #MotivationMonday