Microsoft launches a watch “Emma” Of interest to Parkinson’s Patients

Marco della Cava , USA TODAY Published 5:10 p.m. ET May 10, 2017 | Updated 2:11 p.m. ET May 11, 2017 At Build 2017 in Seattle Wednesday, Microsoft went for the waterworks at the conclusion of CEO Satya Nadella's keynote address: it showcased a prototype watch that temporarily eliminated the arm shaking that often plagues those suffering from the … [Read more...]

10 Things People with Dementia Might Say and How to Respond

Esther Heerema, MSW – 1. “You’re cheating on me! I can’t believe you went off with that tramp!” Sometimes, it’s hard to know how to respond to someone with disease or another kind of dementia, especially when they make comments that -to you- don’t make sense or are hurtful. Here are some practical suggestions to try, and while … [Read more...]

Positive Thinking for Healthy Living

Madeline R. Vann, MPH Reviewed by Niya Jones, MD, MPH for Everyday Health Having a positive attitude can improve your health and relationships. Find out how to shift from negative thoughts to a healthier way of thinking for healthy living. Taking an optimistic view of life can strengthen your relationships, improve your coping ability, and … [Read more...]

May Update on Parkinson’s  “Road To The Cure” Project

  Why Stem Cell therapy may NOT be the answer And stem-cell therapies have been associated with other adverse effects as well... such adverse effects are probably more common than is appreciated, because there is no reporting requirement…   USFDA CLARIFIES STEM-CELL THERAPY’S BENEFITS AND RISKS [The New England Journal of … [Read more...]

Veterans Pension Benefits

2017 VETERANS PENSION BENEFITS FOR NON-SERVICE CONNECTED DISABILITIES   Ronald A Fatoullah, of RONALD FATOULLAH & ASSOCIATES Great Neck, New York. The Veterans Administration (VA) Pension is a disability benefits program available to compensate veterans for non-service-connected disabilities. Like the VA compensation program, … [Read more...]