The Mighty, one of the largest online information resources on various illnesses, recently launched their own Parkinson’s disease guide.
Once again, it’s World Parkinson’s Day! How are you going to educate and increase awareness of Parkinson’s Disease today?
Today is special because it is about spreading awareness about Parkinson’s Disease! I am so
During these uncertain times, now seemed the right time to share with you some words that might be of help. As we all are at home during this outbreak, I know I’m thinking about and discovering how to get back to a routine that I can keep.
The month of April is upon us and this means a month of Parkinson’s awareness!
In just a matter of days, our world has been turned upside down and around
Robin Morgan’s TED talk in 2015 is an eloquent expression of her poetic epiphanies from years with Parkinson’s disease. Her gentle cadence and masterful verbiage put her finger on many of the concerns, frustrations, and unknowns…
We are all tasked with some sort of physical, mental, or spiritual challenge in our lives at some point. Some events that we face are inexplicable and hard to fathom. Often, we categorize a level of what is fair or unfair.
I am 53 years old and was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease at the age of 23. I have made it my mission to provide Parkinson’s awareness. Thirty plus years with Parkinson’s has taught me a great deal about living well with this chronic condition.
Sometimes our steepest climbs bring out the greatest lessons. We don’t really know what we are capable of until we are forced to risk our survival, our comfort, or being reliant on our own expediency. #MotivationMonday
Rock Steady Boxing and my coach, Alec Langstein (https://rocksteadynova.com/), have made me stronger, fitter, and quicker. There is a definite and noticeable improvement in my mobility, agility, and balance.
There is a common, unfunny, and overused joke about not playing poker with people who have Parkinson’s disease because many of us have reduced facial movement and it can be hard to read our expressions.
Stay informed and aware of what people with Parkinson’s disease are writing about, how they are dealing with the illness, and find information that may inspire or educate. Gain perspective and get unique views from people from all over the world.
Self-care is a topic that I talk about quite a bit, on this blog. During these changing times, it can be easy to forget wellness tools and tips that we have in our toolbox.
Angela and I were the hosts for speaker Polly Dawkins, Executive Director, of the Davis Phinney Foundation during a webinar organized by the Parkinson Social Network (PSN).
Almost every Parkinson’s disease conference that I have ever attended, over these 30 years of going to symposiums, lectures, and meetings, almost all of them had a an associated tee shirt.
Making a connection with your physician(s) can build a rapport that is less stressful and reduces the usual doctor visit anxiety.
A Day of Parkinson’s Education in Williamsburg #parkinsons #education #support by Karl Robb – A Soft Voice in a Noisy World blog
The reality is that a well-run support group offers camaraderie, information, and a wisdom that comes from so many, all in one place. When you find a good group, it feels like another family and a place that you belong.
I have been fortunate to meet hundreds of people over these thirty plus years with
Chapter 29 offers some fresh perspectives and numerous suggestions on how we might make some changes in our daily lives. Voice actor, Doug Gochman does a wonderful job in expressing my words on the audio book.
I am so grateful and honored to announce that for the fourth year in a
As much as Parkinson’s disease tests my day, it does not define my existence. My
One question that I get all the time, is how to manage their diet with
Angela and I have been contributing articles to ParkinsonsDisease.net for almost two years. Health Union (HU)’s mission is to inspire people to live better with challenging health conditions.
It is official—this blog, http://www.Asoftvoice.com, is 10 years old! With over 300 archived posts pertaining
It’s a new day. It’s a new year. It’s a new you! Finding our way around the roadblocks in our lives only makes us stronger. #MotivationMonday
ZOOM Is Changing The Way We Communicate by author and blogger Karl Robb – A Soft Voice in a Noisy World
After over a quarter of a century of advocating to Congress about the benefits of telehealth, your doctor visit by video has become a reality out of sheer necessity.