Increasing Patient Involvement

What a busy couple of weeks! We traveled to Bellaire and Traverse City Michigan to visit relatives, spent two days at the Grand Challenges in Parkinson’s Disease Symposium held in Grand Rapids Michigan (more details below) and finished up with a trip to Bay City to visit with more relatives and friends. In the Bellaire area we celebrated Mara’s brother’s 70th birthday and in Traverse City we helped out her sister at her used book store, The Bookie Joint, in downtown Traverse City (shameless plug). In Grand Rapids we had dinner with Rob and Carol Jones whom we first met…

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On The Road…Again!

Mara and I attended the Partners in Parkinson’s event in Atlanta recently, along with an estimated 650+ other patients with Parkinson’s and their loved ones.  We were also honored to serve as panelists during one of the breakout sessions.   Our day started with meeting a couple from Knoxville as we walked to the convention center. We introduced ourselves and agreed to stay in contact since they had not yet found a support group.  After getting registered, we enjoyed the complimentary breakfast with a couple from Atlanta and soon selected a table to sit at for the morning presentation, joining…

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