Walking for Parkinson’s Research

Yesterday was our local Parkinson’s Walk held in Oak Ridge,TN.  The weather websites were predicting rain and thunderstorms, but it turned out to just be a cloudy day. Our local walk is in support of the Unity Walk in New York City and 100% of the funds raised go to the seven major Parkinson’s research organizations.Despite the weather forecast we had a good turnout and raised over $8100 for PD research. I want to again thank all of you who made a donation in support of Mara and me and Team PK Hope is Alive – THANKS! We arrived early…

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Parkinson’s Awareness Month 2015

We are home from our extended beach stay and, while we are missing the beach, it is spring time here in Eastern Tennessee and the flowering trees and bushes are beautiful, the grass is green and the daffodils and tulips are in full bloom. April is Parkinson’s Awareness Month and there have been many excellent posts by the Parkinson’s bloggers that I follow including one by Corey King who blogs about his journey with early onset Parkinson’s Disease.  His latest post, Acts of Kindness, talks about this being his sixth Parkinson’s Awareness Month and touches on our desire for a…

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