Working so no one is isolated because of Parkinson's. Welcome to the PRO website. As our site matures, we are enjoying accolades and appreciation for it's content and easy to access resources. Thank you to all who have given us their feedback. The WELLNESS VILLAGE continues to grow as more and more professionals dedicated to the Parkinson's community offer their services. Read, enjoy, SHARE our site with others... you are not alone. PRO is here for you... Let us know how we may better serve.
Join us in celebrating Nancy Koelling's 70th Birthday, September 20. A beautiful gesture from a lovely and selfless woman, in honor of her birthday Nancy has chosen Parkinson’s Resource Organization for donations in lieu of gifts. Bringing awareness to the Parkinson's community for all those affected by Parkinson’s or Parkinsonisms and honoring her friend Dorothy and her husband who are affected by Progressive Supranuclear Palsy … [Read More...]
Once again Macy's stores Nationwide support non profits in a fabulous way. Complete the donation form below and receive via email your PERSONAL MACY'S DISCOUNT PASS! In support of Parkinson's, your donation of $6.00-100.00 will help us do our work and help YOU save BIG during your shopping spree. This year, August 29,2015 TREAT YOURSELF to a special shopping spree, GET A SPECIAL DISCOUNT and SUPPORT PARKINSON'S RESOURCE … [Read More...]
August already…where has Summer gone? As we enjoy our HOT desert summer temperatures, we hope your “Lazy Days” are filled with time to relax and reflect, a good book or two and treasured time with family and friends. With Fall just a few months away, we encourage you to sit back and enjoy every moment of the “vacation” season. If you want something PROvocative and engaging to read, this month’s Noteworthy News has lots to peak your … [Read More...]
About 98% of all drugs cannot reach the brain…Some drugs that do reach the brain only “treat symptoms” for a short while …For the first time in the history of mankind… You need not be a scientist or a physician to learn and understand that drugs have to reach the brain in order for them to be effective in curing brain diseases. Did you know that? Most drugs capable of halting or curing Parkinson’s disease and Alzheimer’s disease do … [Read More...]
From the Publication: Neurology Advisor Hannah Dellabella, Asst Editor SAN DIEGO — Inhaled levodopa (CVT-301) can reduce the amount of “off” time per day for patients with Parkinson's on an oral levodopa/dopamine-decarboxylase inhibitor regimen, according to a study presented at the International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society (MDS) 19th International Congress in San Diego, Calif. Levodopa is the most effective oral … [Read More...]
ABOUT PASTURED EGGS VERSUS CAGED BIRD’S EGGS In 2007, Mother Earth News commissioned an independent lab to test eggs from 14 pastured flocks and compared the results with nutrition data from the USDA on eggs from commercial flocks. The results were dramatic: This huge uptick in micronutrients and healthy fat in pastured eggs makes them not only healthier, but far tastier. Bottom line: Do what you need to do to get … [Read More...]
HOW MANY OF THESE HAVE YOU HEARD OF? National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) NINDS has been a supporter of Parkinson’s Resource Organization almost from PRO’s inception. With their permission, we have taken information from their website, which you can do as well. We encourage you to visit their site to learn the prognoses and treatments for the below listed diseases. A number of disorders can cause … [Read More...]