Nordic walking, pole walking, power walking, or whatever you may call it, the exercise is popular around the world, for good reason. Pole walking forces the walker to move with purpose and intent. Walking can strengthen, restore, improve balance, help with coordination, and force your body to connect with your thoughts.
There is a common, unfunny, and overused joke about not playing poker with people who have Parkinson’s disease because many of us have reduced facial movement and it can be hard to read our expressions.
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.
A Day of Parkinson’s Education in Williamsburg #parkinsons #education #support by Karl Robb – A Soft Voice in a Noisy World blog
Don’t miss 2019 APDA Virginia Education Day on Saturday 9/28 in Williamsburg VA!! Registration still open unil 9/25!
Thursday 5/23/19 Dealing & Healing Book Reading & Author event in NoVA with Angela and Karl Robb at Patrick Henry Library in Vienna Virginia
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.
This was my first blog post 10 years ago–slightly updated! When I was first diagnosed
I recently joined a Rock Steady Boxing class! The class and the instructor are wonderful!
The Magic isn’t gone, but it is fading fast. The art of magic will never
I am so excited to announce that Angela and I will be guest blogging for
ParkinsonsDisease.net Reaches 10k Likes! If you follow this blog, you know that I have been
I am so excited to be part of the @PatientsLikeMe #MoreThan campaign! I recently wrote
We are excited to provide this collection of exercises and tools that we believe can benefit most anyone! Whether you are an individual, a support group, a social group, or a small informal group, we encourage you to try these exercises and to share it with those who you feel may benefit from it.
Tomorrow, James Parkinson‘s essay will be 200 years old. Since his discovery, modern medicine has
Parkinson’s Disease agonist medications (Requip and Mirapex) have been shown to cause compulsive behavior for
I am so pleased to have Robin Elliott, the Executive Director and CEO of the
Five or More… My thanks to Todd Sherer, PhD, CEO of The Michael J. Fox
When you live in or very near our nation’s Capital, Washington, DC, American national news
One of the most common questions that I am asked when I address a crowd
If you are dealing with Parkinson’s disease, then I suggest to cast away as much
I was going through my files of paperwork and came across years of documents that
Yesterday, I had the honor and privilege of testifying in front of the United States
When my medications turned off immediately for no apparent reason, I was befuddled and beyond
I don’t remember anyone asking me if I wanted a life with Parkinson’s disease. No
I am so honored to be recognized with so many amazing bloggers to be named
Laughter, giggles, chuckles, guffaws, and smiles are powerful tools for us to help ourselves–I hope
Parkinson’s disease has given me many gifts, lessons, and opportunities. I am forever thankful for
Library Program Offer I am so thankful to you, my readers that I would like
To my friends and followers, Thank you for your support and interest in my blog!