Parkinson’s Disease Southeast Symposium Coming Soon!

We are on the road to New Orleans for a wedding and the biannual 3M reunion (Mara, Marilyn and Mary Ann), but I wanted to write a quick post about the Parkinson’s Disease Southern Symposium to be held November 13th through the 16th in Spartanburg, South Carolina. To quote from their brochure,  “From November 13 through November 16, researchers, physicians, those living with Parkinson’s disease and caregivers are joining together to advocate awareness about the disease, its affect on the whole person, and issues related to its diagnosis, improved treatment options and better care..” You can view the entire brochure…

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My Everyday Heroes

After my last post, I started thinking about the support network we have built because of the people we have met while attending the Kripalu Wellness Retreat, the Partner’s in Parkinson’s event and the Grand Challenge meeting. The more I thought about them, the more I realized how every one of us has been impacted differently by the  many symptoms of PD and how we hunger for information from each other. As Bill Wilkins said in Atlanta, I can meet a person with PD and immediately strike up a conversation and that conversation often gravitates to questions like:     When…

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