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THE SAN DIEGO BIOTECH COMPANY (SDBC) “…important that the drugs capable of modifying the disease have an easy access to the central nervous system.” We are thrilled that world science in the neuro-degenerative disease world is moving ahead at lightening speeds. ICBI’s SMART molecules still appear to be superior to other alpha-syn therapies. We are bringing to you information, in case you did not see the press release that came … [Read More...]
APRIL IS PARKINSON’S AWARENESS MONTH and while there is an increased “push” and focus within various organizations to generate more activities, awareness and fundraising, PARKINSON’S RESOURCE ORGANIZATION diligently stays the course, doing what we do every single minute of every single day…Striving for Ultimate Quality of Life for those we serve. Up to date information is essential. Motivation and inspiration are critical as well and … [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...]
Billy Graham is now 96 years old with Parkinson’s disease. In January 2000 leaders in Charlotte, North Carolina invited ‘their favorite son’, Billy Graham, to a luncheon in his honor. Billy initially hesitated to accept the invitation because he struggles with Parkinson’s disease. But the Charlotte leaders said, ‘We don’t expect a major address. Just come and let us honor you.’ So he agreed. After wonderful things were said about … [Read More...]
Therese Borchard | EverydayHealth.com Dogs, of course, are good for depression. Both of my dogs have helped me with my moods more than I thought was capable of things that don’t speak English. In loving memory of Sonny and his sister Sara, here are just six ways dogs enhance our mental health. 1. Dogs offer unconditional love and acceptance. As far as we know, dogs are without opinions, critiques, and verdicts. Even if you smell … [Read More...]
William R. Remery, Esq. A Member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys The California Department of Health Services has issued the revised “Spousal Resource Allowance” and “Minimum Monthly Maintenance Needs Allowance” figures for 2015. These are the figures which are used in determining eligibility for Long Term Medi-Cal, which pays for skilled nursing care for qualified applicants. “Medi-Cal” is California’s version of … [Read More...]
HOW DO YOU KNOW WHEN YOUR LOVED ONE IS NO LONGER SAFE AT HOME - and WHAT TO DO? Barrett Betschart, Owner of Elder Caring of Coachella Valley LLC It wasn’t too long ago I finally took time out of my busy schedule to take a trip to my mom’s house. Phone calls seemed to confuse her. I was shocked at the condition of her home. A normally spotless house was now messy and smelled. It was painful to see that she had lost her ability to … [Read More...]