Happy Thanksgiving Holiday!  It is a busy time of year but I wanted send along good wishes for the holiday, pass along a reminder or two and note some items of interest in the Parkinson’s community. Reminder number one:  November is National Caregivers  Month.  Yes the month is about over but I know that you, like me, are  thankful for your care partner(s) every day of the year.  Remember there are lots of resources available for care partners and one of the best, available from the Parkinson’s Foundation, is the Caring and Coping guide, written for caregivers at every stage…

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Parkinson’s Disease Southeast Symposium Coming Soon!

We are on the road to New Orleans for a wedding and the biannual 3M reunion (Mara, Marilyn and Mary Ann), but I wanted to write a quick post about the Parkinson’s Disease Southern Symposium to be held November 13th through the 16th in Spartanburg, South Carolina. To quote from their brochure,  “From November 13 through November 16, researchers, physicians, those living with Parkinson’s disease and caregivers are joining together to advocate awareness about the disease, its affect on the whole person, and issues related to its diagnosis, improved treatment options and better care..” You can view the entire brochure…

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