SEPTEMBER UPDATE: “PARKINSON’S ROAD TO THE CURE”

NEURONS

THE SAN DIEGO BIOTECH COMPANY (SDBC) “…When researchers have solved the quality…of stem cells, the combination of therapies is likely to create the healthiest environments for... neurons.” Making history, the PARKINSON’S ROAD TO THE CURE continues… Stem Cell Therapy for Human Diseases, including Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s … [Read more...]

MUSIC MENDS MINDS

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By Benjamin Nguyen MusicMendsMinds, Inc. is a new intergenerational senior and student music therapy project in the Los Angeles area that helps improve the health of seniors or People with Parkinson’s (PWPs) and/or Cognitive Dementia while reducing stress on families. The major side effect is creating happy memories across all … [Read more...]

GOOD-BYE AND THANK YOU, ROBIN WILLIAMS

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All of us at PRO extend our deepest sympathies to the family of Robin Williams as they too said Good-bye to an incredibly funny, and obviously much more, gentleman. Our goal at PRO is to ALWAYS shed new light, share breakthrough information and, when necessary, band together as a supportive community in times of tragic news. The news … [Read more...]

POLLS SHOW HIGHER STRESS IN CARING FOR SPOUSE

Married Seniors

PRO Staff writer So you’ve promised “in sickness and in health,”but whose health? One new poll shows that being the caregiver to an ill spouse carries more stress than caring for a mom, dad or even your in-laws. Although Americans 40 and older state that they are concerned about chronic illness and losing their independence they believe 1) … [Read more...]

TRUSTS FOR THOSE WE MAY NOT TRUST

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by Ronald Fatoullah A trust is an extremely versatile way to provide for the financial control and protection of one’s heirs after death. The concept of controlling one’s heirs from the grave may be difficult to fathom. However, there are many circumstances in which it is necessary to set some control over the inheritance to an heir in order … [Read more...]

CHECK OUT TMJ DISORDERS BEFORE BEGINNING PARKINSON’S TREATMENTS

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by Jeffrey L. Brown, DDS, MBA It is important that before you begin treatment related to Parkinson’s disease, you take a look at the temporomandibular joint (TMJ). In many of the patients we see at our office in Vienna, VA, we have found that there is a dislocation of the TMJ and this in turn puts pressure on the jaw joint which can precipitate … [Read more...]

September Message from PRO President Jo Rosen

Fall is on its way-

There are many who suffer in silence, unable or unwilling to reach out to those who are eager and able to lend a hand, an ear or their heartfelt support. It breaks our hearts to hear such news as we ALWAYS second guess the cause, the reason, the "why": Could we have done something to ease the pain, should we have imposed our help though never … [Read more...]