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MAY – Maia (meaning “the great one”) is in fact the Italic goddess of Spring. Parkinson’s Resource Organization embodies all that spring represents: NEW beginnings, renewed energy, a fresh approach to challenging circumstances, INSPIRATION and HOPE… as we continue to “Work so that no one is isolated because of Parkinson’s” we invite YOU to USE us as a vital, uplifting resource and also JOIN us in helping those facing the challenge of … [Read More...]
THE SAN DIEGO BIOTECH COMPANY (SDBC) “…the failure of the global scientific community to halt and cure neurodegenerative diseases ….the BLOOD-BRAIN BARRIER.” Non-human Primate Study The San Diego Biotech company revealed last April as ICBI has been working with the Rush University Medical Center (RUMC) to conduct blood-brain barrier (BBB) permeability and therapeutic efficacy study in non-human primates. The Principle … [Read More...]
Norma Greer-Fishkind and Samantha Andrus Can chocolate truly be healthy? YES! Let’s explain why: Everyone has heard of free radicals. It’s well known that these rogue molecules damage healthy cells, which in turn results in unhealthy tissues, organs and eventually, an unhealthy body. Fortunately, cacao, the nutritional source of healthy chocolate, is nature’s top source of antioxidants. Antioxidants are nutrients that neutralize … [Read More...]
Tom Lang Posted December 11, 2014 in Health, Research Parkinson’s disease is characterized by a deterioration of motor functions, which are often visible as tremors, rigidity, slowness of movement and/or postural instability. Tremors are the most visible and well-known of the symptoms but other symptoms of Parkinson’s disease can include a deterioration of some cognitive functions, mood disorders or behavioral disorders. People with … [Read More...]
William R. Remery, Esq. A Member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys Medi-Cal is California’s version of the federal Medicaid program. The “Long-Term” Medi-Cal program assists people in paying for long-term skilled nursing home placements. At speaking engagements and social events people often approach me with questions such as: “How can I find a good elder law attorney to help me plan for long-term nursing care?” … [Read More...]
Carole Roberts-Wilson, Retired MS-CCCSLP and a Friend of PRO It is time to view the medical world differently. The following information is a “sign of the times” in health and medicine. Ask yourself, “How is my health”? Are you healthier now than five years ago? Does your doctor give you enough time when you see him or her? Do they answer your questions with the vocabulary you understand? Do you know how and what questions to … [Read More...]
“STROLL AT SEA FOR PD” The 3rd annual Parkinson’s Cruise & “Stroll at Sea for PD” Awareness Walk onboard a ship on a cruise to Alaska PD Style is coming! Empowerment, Education & Creativity! A unique cruise to help both PWP and their caregivers tap into their creative juices, learning to live in the moment and find something each day to empower them. Art supplies, easels, sketch pads, journals for those that choose to write, … [Read More...]