A big part of taking care of yourself is self-care. Making the decision to do your best and keep as active, strong, and flexible as you can for yourself and those who care about you.
Routine has advantages. Routine makes a practice. A practice leads to becoming comfortable with the routine and finding the benefits of the practice.
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.
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 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.
In just a matter of days, our world has been
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Wishing all ASoftVoice.com readers a very Happy Holiday Season!
Being Thankful On the morning of this chilly windy Thanksgiving
Take the time to show your love and gratitude for all that your caregivers do for you…
I treasure the wonderful camaraderie of pride and love for humanity that shone for that gorgeous but ever so brief moment in time.
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 have been fortunate to meet hundreds of people over
WPC Kyoto 2019 I have had the good fortune to
Ben Franklin is quoted to having said: “Do not
One question that I get all the time, is how
Today is special because it is about spreading awareness about
The month of April is upon us and this means
Trust, faith, hope, and diligence are four key components to
When you bring hundreds of people together with Parkinson’s disease (PD) in one place, everything Parkinson’s seems normal and the world outside our hotel seemed odd. A peace came over us, where explaining ourselves to why we were doing what we were doing wasn’t necessary.
Expression and making our voice heard is hard enough but
I found this quote that I wrote a year ago