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…
Meet John Ball
I think John is the perfect story to be the first person with Parkinson’s in our interviews as he shares his wisdom and indomitable spirit.
Talking with my Neurologist, Dr. Randolph Stephenson!
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.
Interview with Samantha Elandary, Founder & CEO, Parkinson Voice Project
Samantha Elandary MA, CCC-SLP is a passionate visionary in Richardson, Texas, as the Founder and CEO of Parkinson Voice Project
Interview with Dr. Ray Dorsey, Neurologist and Co-Author of Ending Parkinson’s Disease!
Karl Robb and Angela Robb interview Dr. Ray Dorsey, who is a Parkinson’s Disease neurologist, researcher, and author. Dr. Dorsey is the David M. Levy Professor of Neurology and Director of the Center for Health + Technology at the University of Rochester Medical Center and co-author of the book Ending Parkinson’s Disease: A Prescription for Action.
Practice Traffic Stops with Fairfax County Police
I was fortunate to be asked to be a participant in a Practice Traffic Stop. Awareness and understanding can improve everyone’s knowledge of Parkinson’s disease.
The Mighty’s Guide to Parkinson’s Disease
The Mighty, one of the largest online information resources on various illnesses, recently launched their own Parkinson’s disease guide.
The New and Improved Tools & Resource page!
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.
ZOOM Is Changing The Way We Communicate
ZOOM Is Changing The Way We Communicate by author and blogger Karl Robb – A Soft Voice in a Noisy World
It’s World Parkinson’s Day
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.
A Very Different Parkinson’s Awareness Month!
In just a matter of days, our world has been turned upside down and around
Some things to watch on Netflix at this time.
If you have Netflix, here is a list of some suggestions to consider: As we
Trying to Process Shock, Loss, and Grief
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.
Saying It Gracefully Through Poetry—Robin Morgan’s TED Talk
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…
Ideas For The New Year
It’s a new year and the thought of those resolutions on the club napkin are but distant memories. Seriously, resolutions can be wonderful intentions yet only to create a burden that wasn’t the intention in the first place.
Feeling Grateful-Happy Thanksgiving!
Being Thankful On the morning of this chilly windy Thanksgiving day, I want to express
It’s National Family Caregivers Month-Here are some thoughts!
Take the time to show your love and gratitude for all that your caregivers do for you…
Rock Steady Boxing is making a difference in my Parkinson’s disease!
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.
A Day of Parkinson’s Education in Williamsburg
A Day of Parkinson’s Education in Williamsburg #parkinsons #education #support by Karl Robb – A Soft Voice in a Noisy World blog
Protect Yourself from Summer Dangers
Trust me, I am not a reminder service, nor am I a medical professional, but
Does the Parkinson’s Profile Exist?
I have been fortunate to meet hundreds of people over these thirty plus years with
The Mysterious Future
Ben Franklin is quoted to having said: “Do not anticipate trouble or worry about
An Interview with journalist John Williams on his Parkinson’s journey and the common term that he created.
The following are 5 questions for writer/journalist, John Williams, who I met recently, at a local Parkinson’s disease (PD) event, here in Fairfax, VA. We talked about how important it is to remain active and not to spend too much time on the couch! Learn about John’s well-known creation and his amazing career as a journalist.
It’s World Parkinson’s Disease Day!
Today is special because it is about spreading awareness about Parkinson’s Disease! I am so
Expression and making our voice heard is hard enough but if you throw in a
Recently, I have been the recipient of kind acts from those who I don’t know.
Health Union’s Living With podcast features Karl and Angela Robb
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’s The Little Things That Aren’t So Little!
Appreciating those calm moments of the day, a good laugh, or even a brief nap, may seem simple daily occurrences that are the good stuff of life that we too often take for granted.