A conversation with Larry and Rebecca Gifford (co-hosts, When Life Gives You Parkinson’s podcast) – A casual talk between two couples about living with Parkinson’s disease…
A Partial History in Tees
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.
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.
If you are complaining about being sequestered at home, be grateful that you have a home and a place to reside through this craziness.
Spread Love, Compassion, Care, and Kindness-Not the Virus!
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.
The Missing Month–Where Have I Been?
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.
Getting What You Need-Support
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.
Remembering The Best Part of Ourselves
I treasure the wonderful camaraderie of pride and love for humanity that shone for that gorgeous but ever so brief moment in time.
Alike but Different!
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.
Does the Parkinson’s Profile Exist?
I have been fortunate to meet hundreds of people over
World Parkinson Congress (WPC) 2019 in Kyoto!
WPC Kyoto 2019 I have had the good fortune to
Building blocks for a future for better health!
Trust, faith, hope, and diligence are four key components to
Expression and making our voice heard is hard enough but
Who is paying the price?
I found this quote that I wrote a year ago
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.
Be in the moment!
Farewell and Thanks to Stan Lee!
Heroes come in and out of our lives, often unrecognized
Parkinson’s disease is the second most common neurological disorder in America with an estimated 6 million cases worldwide and approximately 1-1.5 million people in the United States.
It was just Halloween—so let’s talk about it! WHAT SCARES YOU?
If you are anything like me, you probably don’t need
What Every Person with Parkinson’s Needs to Know About Air Travel
Don’t be alarmed– but be aware, my fellow Parkinson’s disease
Nature on Netflix To Wake To, Sleep To, and Enjoy
Nature on Netflix To Wake To, Sleep To, and Enjoy – A Soft Voice In a Noisy World blog Karl Robb
Parkinson’s Essay Turns 200!
Tomorrow, James Parkinson‘s essay will be 200 years old. Since
Out of Control
Parkinson’s Disease agonist medications (Requip and Mirapex) have been shown
Winter Can Be Cruel
As a child, I used to love winter. I would
Five or More… with Robin Elliott, Executive Director & CEO of PDF
I am so pleased to have Robin Elliott, the Executive
Trying to understand stress as it relates to Parkinson’s disease.
If you are a frequent reader of this blog or
Stop Bickering and Do Something!
When you live in or very near our nation’s Capital,
Make Art–Help Out ForgingResilience.org
Checkout the artistic innovators at http://www.forgingresilience.org and assist them in
Join Us April 19 at 11AM EDT for our talk with eCareDiary.com!
Join me and my wife and carepartner, Angela, for a