Watch a candid & inspiring conversation with CEO and co-founder of Health Union, Olivier Chateau. His exciting approach is novel, refreshing, and so insightful! Learn about how Health Union provides online communities and empowers people with chronic conditions.
Alec Langstein, a personal trainer, Rock Steady Boxing NoVA owner and coach, is not yet 30 but he’s changing the lives of many living with Parkinson’s Disease. Alec Langstein set out on a plan to share the benefits of Rock Steady Boxing and what he had seen it do for people with Parkinson’s disease. Watch as Alec shares his passion and vision to making a difference in his boxer’s lives.
February 23, 2021 marked the 30th anniversary of my official diagnosis for having Young Onset Parkinson’s disease (YOPD).
I am writing this today to share some good stuff! There is a lot of negativity in the news, in health, and we tend to forget that there are stories to make us smile, laugh, and pick us up. Here are a few that I stumbled upon and hope that they just might brighten your day!
Inspiration Alley is the exciting new part of our site dedicated to highlighting memorable audio, video, photos, and creative tools to teach, remind, laugh, and motivate!
I was seeking something positive and uplifting to watch during this pandemic and year of uncertainty. I found the video that I needed, on Netflix.
The animals in our lives can leave long lasting imprints that help to make us who we are. Our awareness for creating a connection with another animal awakens our character and that feeling of responsibility.
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…
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.
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
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.
Powerful words stay with us and in a world of sound bites, there is no
The month of April is upon us and this means a month of Parkinson’s awareness!
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.
Resilience and flexibility are two traits that we all have and often forget to use.
Be in the moment!
Heroes come in and out of our lives, often unrecognized and frequently under appreciated. On
Today, of all days is the perfect time to discuss the subject of change. Today,
The view was expansive. The calm of the site was not what I expected. I
For me, the holiday resonates with special memories of the whole family watching parades, football,
An Inspirational Magic Man Ricky D Boone – Mr. Boone is a true inspiration to me, only after having the gift of getting to know him for about an hour. I am so grateful to have had the opportunity to meet a man with such spirit, grace, humor, compassion, and presence.
Davis Phinney knows how to inspire an audience! I have had the privilege of