What a year!

It’s is a time for anniversaries, first and foremost, Mara and I celebrated our 24th wedding anniversary with a trip to a cabin in the Smokies for some R and R and a wonderful dinner at a new restaurant we found nearby.  We had a great time and came home rested and relaxed in time for a nice pontoon ride on the lake for my birthday. Last week was also my one year anniversary as an official Person with Parkinson’s.  A lot has happened in the last 365 days which somehow included a lot of beach time!  I have researched…

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Cognitive Training and ….Cinnamon?

I started ‘brain training’ with Lumosity last fall and usually play five games a day whenever possible.  If you aren’t familiar with Lumosity, they provide cognitive training exercises that teach neuroplasticity, that is training the brain to use new pathways to complete a task.  Cognitive training has blossomed in the past few years and since some of my neural pathways are deteriorating, I thought Lumosity would be an interesting test and might help me build those new paths. The Lumosity training works to improve five areas – memory, flexibility, problem solving, attention and speed – all improvements I can use! …

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