FEBRUARY Message from the President – Jo Rosen

V-Day Heart2014 is well underway- with resolutions  and good intentions still fresh in our mind. As we watch the news and see the trauma “Mother Nature” is bestowing on so many regions of our country, I encourage us all to give thanks for what we have, our wonderful communities, the people we hold near and dear and then find it in our hearts to lend a helping hand to those in need.  Though we may not immediately realize the good we are doing: a personal note, a simple prayer, an invitation to lunch or dinner and of course a donation of TIME, TALENT or MONEY will impact your world beyond measure.

The abundance of information in this month’s NEWSWORTHY NOTES is spectacular. I would be remiss if I didn’t publicly appreciate our contributing professionals, who month in and month out give us vital information and sage advise. Their contributions enrich our organization and help our members and visitors every single day.

In this issue alone you will find legal advise and positioning: POWERS OF ATTORNEY: TRUST YOUR AGENT from our New York Elder Law Attorney Ron Fatoullah as well as NEW LAWS (CA) AFFECTING HOME CARE SERVICESBy: Rhiannon Acree, R.N., Owner of Cambrian Homecare.

GROWING UP WITH THE ELEPHANT IN THE LIVING ROOM by Ross Bonander  gives special insight into being a child in a home with Parkinson’s. Be sure to read MAKING YOUR VOICE COUNT  and the compelling article on DUODOPA®  as well as  TREATMENT OFFERS HOPE By Risto Hurme, DDS is another article presented by a contributing professional and a member of the Parkinson’s Resource Organizations WELLNESS VILLAGE. 

On behalf of everyone benefiting from our efforts, we thank ALL who responded to made donations to enabling us to continue delivering the message. We urge you to continue. Please donate by mailing a check to the address on the cover or go on line to our secure Website http://parkinsonsresource.org/contribute.

Until next month REMEMBER Ground Hogs Day and Super Bowl Sunday on the 2nd, Valentine’s Day on the 14th, President’s Day on the 17th. This is Black History and American Heart Month, and Remember to CELEBRATE YOU. PRAY FOR OUR TROOPS!

Love,
Jo Rosen,
President

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