Here Comes 2017!!!

Wow, here it is almost the end another year, a time for retrospection, making resolutions and watching a lot of football.  As always it has been a busy year that saw us decide to spend more time in Florida in an effort to determine if we could live here full time and take advantage of all the benefits the area offers for Parkinson’s Patients. And we spent time with friends and family in both Florida and Tennessee and during trips to Denver, San Francisco, North Carolina, and Seattle.  We also attended the World Parkinson’s Congress in Portland, Oregon. (note the…

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Suddenly We Are Gym Rats!

      After returning to Sarasota 4 weeks ago we have been ramping up the exercise routine. The day after our return I was off to the YMCA for the pedaling for Parkinson’s class while Mara did weight training.  Later we met with one of the gym instructors to get instructions on the use of the equipment and his recommendations for what I should work on to improve my PD symptoms. Then we met with a wellness coach to go over all of the classes they offer at the YMCA and which ones she thought would benefit us the…

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