Patient Centric Care in Action

For the last few months, Mara and I have been discussing changing neurologists with the idea of being seen by a Movement Disorder Specialist (MDS). I was seen by a MDS when we went to U of FL last year we felt that it was too far of a drive for regular appointments. The Vanderbilt Movement Disorder Clinic in Nashville is also an National Parkinson Foundation (NPF) Center of Excellence, they conduct a lot of Parkinson’s research and it is a two hour drive instead of ten, so we decided that was where I would go. So this week I…

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Brrrr, It’s Cold!

Like most of the country this week, we are experiencing bone chilling cold here in East Tennessee. The highs have been under 30 degrees and the lows in the single digits. Not as cold as our neighbors to the north but darn cold after returning home from sunny, warm San Diego.  To add insult to injury (so to speak) our heater decided to stop working yesterday evening so we woke up to a toasty 52 in the house this morning.  Luckily I was able to contact our heat and air repair shop before they closed last night and someone was…

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