What is Palliative Care?
When the doctor first utters the words hospice or palliative care, many people freeze. No one wants to hear those words used in reference to their loved one. It’s scary and often families have no idea what this means. Instead of ...
How Your Home can WORK for you?
Do you ever get the feeling that you are working for your home? I am not talking about the many years you spend paying for your home. The question is how often do you find that your home makes every day ...
Get connected with the Parkinson’s disease community. If you’ve never read a blog, be sure to check out the blog or visit blogs written by people within the PD community. Our personal stories page will inspire you. Want to share your story? Send us your story and a picture and you might get featured on our website!
Besides the blog, there are lots of other informative and interesting blogs out there. Blogs are a creative way for people just like you to provide commentary about a wide range of topics of particular interest the individual. We’ve searched the “blogosphere” for creative, informative and educational blogs that might be of interest to you.
Kate Kelsall: Shake, Rattle and Roll
Kate was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease in the mid 1990s. In addition to being an activist for Parkinson research, she is a co-facilitator of a DBS support group in Denver.
Diane Cook and Betsy Vierck: Recently Diagnosed with PD
Diagnosed in 2008, Diane knew right away her life would change. She faced her disease head on, becoming an advocate for herself and for others. She has a flourishing career as a consultant and is the author of several books. She is now enjoying a reduction in her PD symptoms which she attributes to a skilled neurologist and exercise.
Here’s a few more that are worth checking out.
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