World Parkinson’s Day / PD Awareness Month, 2021

This is my eighth World Parkinson’s Day and my 7th post on the subject (skipped 2018). You can read my earlier posts by selecting the Archives tab above and then Apr to view the post for that year. If you did that, you would see posts ranging from reporting on the annual Oak Ridge PD walk to ranting about awareness for the other 11 months of the year. In between are posts about cycling in the lobby of the YMCA, the Unite for PD campaign and quotes from other bloggers. Last year’s post was a review of the book Ending…

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Give a Dime About Parkinson’s

In 1938 FDR and millions of americans led a march of dimes to end polio. On March 16th, PD Avengers and Ending PD will kick off We Give a Dime about Parkinson’s with a goal of mailing over 10,000 Red Letters to the Whitehouse asking for Presidential support to end PD now. In the book Ending PD (see my review here) one of the goals is to advocate for increased awareness and the campaign to end Polio was one of the examples of how we could meet that goal. Please join us in this effort. You can find out how…

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