My latest talk with my Neurologist and Movement Disorder Specialist, Dr. Randolph Stephenson, is so much more than a patient, a care partner, and a neurologist having a chat.
Making a connection with your physician(s) can build a rapport that is less stressful and reduces the usual doctor visit anxiety.
I asked Dr. Dorsey what his thoughts were on the rapid burst of telehealth popularity. His remarks were, that if you like using telemedicine for physician visits, to tell your representatives, so that we can keep this most beneficial technology.
In Depth Discussion w/ Dr. Michael Okun, University of Florida, Chair of Neurology. A longtime friend and fellow author, Michael, Angela, and I discuss a wide range of topics from advocacy, complementary medicine/reiki, exercise, and so much more.
Routine has advantages. Routine makes a practice. A practice leads to becoming comfortable with the routine and finding the benefits of the practice.
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.
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.
I am back, after taking almost a month-long adventure-road trip to Key West and back to Northern Virginia. For about 3 weeks, Angela, Lily, the Chocolate Lab, and I explored the Southeast coast and sucked up the warm breezes, compelling sunsets, and miles of open road.
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.
If you are complaining about being sequestered at home, be grateful that you have a home and a place to reside through this craziness.
Today’s Motivation Monday is on deciding to take charge of our lives. I am even asking you to make a decision. Had I chosen to believe that I was dealing with a chronic illness with no options, I would not be here thirty years later. I made a choice. #MotivationMonday
In just a matter of days, our world has been turned upside down and around
Watch these videos to learn more about these amazing people and how they are living with 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.
February 23, 2021 marked the 30th anniversary of my official diagnosis for having Young Onset Parkinson’s disease (YOPD).
#sponsored Read Keith’s journey with neurogenic orthostatic hypotension (nOH) and Parkinson’s on my blog today and learn how you & your healthcare team can manage this condition. #nOHMatters
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.
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.
Thinking that you are flexible and easy-going can be dramatically different until, you are challenged. Life has a way of sneaking in unexpected setbacks that knock your feet out from under you.
Take the time to show your love and gratitude for all that your caregivers do for you…
This pandemic has led us to turning our family homes into a workplace, an online schoolhouse, and with telemedicine, our doctor’s office. The safety and convenience of telemedicine have altered and changed life as we know it, for good.
I can’t explain the connection that I have to these tiny but beautiful pieces of art. Nature and time have created a cornucopia of remarkable masterpieces.
Trust me, I am not a reminder service, nor am I a medical professional, but
I have been fortunate to meet hundreds of people over these thirty plus years with
I treasure the wonderful camaraderie of pride and love for humanity that shone for that gorgeous but ever so brief moment in time.
Ben Franklin is quoted to having said: “Do not anticipate trouble or worry about
It is my hope that we choose to share compassion and kindness, in this time of need. This is our opportunity to reunify our nations and the entire planet.
Trust, faith, hope, and diligence are four key components to seeing your way through any
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.
Being Thankful On the morning of this chilly windy Thanksgiving day, I want to express