MAY- Message From the President Jo Rosen

Flowers for spring

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 … [Read more...]

MAY UPDATE ON PARKINSON’S  “ROAD TO THE CURE” PROJECT

Research

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) … [Read more...]

CACAO: NATURE’S SUPREME ANTIOXIDANT SOURCE

Chocoholic

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 … [Read more...]

RESEARCH SHOWS CANNABIS OFFERS RELIEF POTENTIAL FOR PARKINSONS AND DYSTONIA SUFFERERS

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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 … [Read more...]

SELECTING AN ATTORNEY FOR MEDI-CAL/MEDICAIDE PLANNING

William Remery

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: … [Read more...]