Checkout the artistic innovators at http://www.forgingresilience.org and assist them in creating art for the 4th
Join me and my wife and carepartner, Angela, for a Q & A as we
Today, I offer you a gift of beauty-the red tulip and adopted symbolic icon for
If you didn’t know, April is Parkinson’s Disease Awareness Month! Also, if you didn’t know,
If you travel at all or live by water, you know the dependence upon bridges.
Parkinson’s disease (PD) remains a mystery to science almost as much as it does to
Calm and Very Cool! The time has come to demystify the word reiki (ray-key). “Rei”
Last night, I attended a viewing of Dave Iverson’s touching film Capturing Grace. The documentary
Just as the Super Bowl turns 50 this year, so will I. I remember eight
If you are dealing with Parkinson’s disease, then I suggest to cast away as much
Wellness Way is your opportunity at the World Parkinson Congress 2016 in Portland, OR, to take time for yourself and experience therapies like massage, yoga, reiki, meditation and more.
What a blizzard!
Snow is coming!
I have been fortunate to have attended 2 World Parkinson Congresses, Washington and Montreal. Both
Once you find a routine that works well it becomes comfortable and automatic. The routine
If you are going to take any kind of risk, make sure that you have looked at all the angles!
The added pressure of trying to produce “the right gift” and to cook “the right meal” on top of dealing with your Parkinson’s disease probably isn’t of benefit to your condition. I know from experience, that when I am overloaded with a laundry list of to-do items and I am facing deadlines, stress and tension builds higher and higher – only to make my PD worsen.
Who would have that thought a piece of technology, like Headspace, could be so instrumental in reviving my peace and calm.
It’s official–I have a confession! Maybe, it is an obsession, a compulsion, or just a
If you follow me and read this blog, you know that I have a passion
I recently attended a funeral of a dear friend’s father’s memorial service. The service triggered
As Thanksgiving rapidly nears, I am compelled to once again share the many gifts and
Let’s stop worrying about the parts of our lives that we can’t possibly change.
Today, the newest James Bond blockbuster, SPECTRE, is released in the United States! The Bond
It has always been my intention to provide the readers, both Parkinson’s disease related and not, a thought, a picture, or a story that might inspire or spark conversation.
At the time of my diagnosis, I was said to be in the rare two percentile of patients. Now, according to the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation (PDF) it is estimated four percent of people with PD are diagnosed before the age of 50. It is estimated that 60,000 new cases are diagnosed a year and somewhere between 1 million to 1.5 million people in the United States are living with it.
These are just a few of my observations from living with Parkinson’s disease for over 30 years. I hope you find them to be of help and encourage you to share what have learned with me and my readers.
I was going through my files of paperwork and came across years of documents that I considered to be motivational, inspirational, and truly worth being read and reread.