A Guided Journey On The Road to the Cure Symposium DVD Set

This jam-packed “A Guided Journey On The Road to the Cure” Symposium DVD will make a wonderful gift for the person with Parkinson’s and/or their caregiver. Ten exemplary experts addressing: The When And How Of Caregiving @Home 4 YOU, Rhiannon Acree, CEO of Cambrian Homecare of Long Beach, CA; Living Life At The End Of Life, Howard Cohen, MD, … [Read more...]

9 DISEASES PEOPLE KEEP SECRET: Check out #5

When the death of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs made news on Oct. 5, 2011, people across the nation reacted with shock, sorrow, and admiration for the technology pioneer’s cutting-edge ideas and products. “Steve Jobs changed the world” was a common theme across Twitter, Facebook, and newsstands. Pancreatic cancer takes the lives of more than 95 … [Read more...]

THREE PIECES OF ADVICE I WOULD GIVE MY YOUNGER SELF

Have you ever had the thought, “If only I knew then what I know now?” Hindsight is 20/20, and whether or not we have regrets from our younger days, there are plenty of things we probably wish we did differently. While I can’t change the past, I am dedicated to growing and learning from the experiences life has brought my way and want to share the … [Read more...]

MEDICAL MARIJUANA DECREASES SYMPTOMS FOR MANY

It’s no secret that Colorado legalized marijuana, when citizens passed Amendment 64 in November 2012. This allowed adults over 21 to grow three immature and three mature marijuana plants legally, and it’s no surprise that Colorado’s has benefitted from the positive economic impact that the cannabis industry has brought to the table. “I think … [Read more...]

SWALLOWING DISORDERS (DYSPHAGIA) IN PARKINSON’S (ISMS) PAY ATTENTION THIS SEASON

This is the time of year when swallowing issues become even more prevalent than usual. This may be because of anxieties involved with the holiday season, because many of the foods available during this time of year are different, or because the disease has moved to this phase, and probably because dehydration during this time of year is of epic … [Read more...]