Our Sarasota Experiment – Part Two

One of the big advantages to being in Sarasota has been the ability to exercise. I am able to exercise at least an hour a day, 5 – 6 days a week which has helped me keep my PD symptoms in a holding pattern.  We try to play tennis everyday when possible, and I continue to do Pedaling for Parkinson’s twice a week.  In addition we go spend an hour a week at PD in Motion, Let Your Yoga Dance, Easy Yoga and Fundamentals of Movement classes. When time permits, we also try to spend at least one hour a…

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Policy Change Afoot, but How Much?

We have a new President who is forming a new Cabinet and we are sure to see changes that may have significant impact not only on those of us with Parkinson’s Disease but also many others with chronic diseases or preexisting conditions.  Some of these changes may be positive and others may be negative and so we must be alert and pay attention to what is happening in Washington DC. One way to do that is to follow the Michael J Fox Foundation (MJFF) FoxFeed Blog.  Friday Ted Thompson JD, former head of the Parkinson’s Action Network and now the…

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