Partners in Parkinson’s – The Sequel

This week we attended the Partners in Parkinson’s event in Fort Lauderdale, FL sponsored by Michael J Fox Foundation & AbbVie .  We attended this event in Atlanta last year and came away with new information and new friends as reported in a previous post, On the Road Again.  Since we were in Florida, we thought we would attend the Ft Lauderdale event to find out what’s new, make some new friends, and catch up with Claudia Marshall who heads up the Fox Trial Finder (FTF) Ambassador program and get some pointers on our new roles as FTF Ambassadors.   …

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Increasing Patient Involvement

What a busy couple of weeks! We traveled to Bellaire and Traverse City Michigan to visit relatives, spent two days at the Grand Challenges in Parkinson’s Disease Symposium held in Grand Rapids Michigan (more details below) and finished up with a trip to Bay City to visit with more relatives and friends. In the Bellaire area we celebrated Mara’s brother’s 70th birthday and in Traverse City we helped out her sister at her used book store, The Bookie Joint, in downtown Traverse City (shameless plug). In Grand Rapids we had dinner with Rob and Carol Jones whom we first met…

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