January President’s Message

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Standing in confidence and pride for all that PRO has accomplished in 2014, we look toward the New Year armed with strength, optimism and renewed dedication for all that we do for the Parkinson’s Community. We are reminded that our mission cannot be fulfilled alone and give thanks for the blessings and support we receive daily from “you”, our … [Read more...]

RECIPE FOR A HAPPY NEW YEAR

Recipe for Happiness

To our visitors and all those who follow Parkinson's resource Organization. The following "recipe" is shared with a light heart and smile and wishes for a year over-flowing with cheer, health and happiness. Anonymous Take twelve fine, full-grown months; see that these are thoroughly free from old memories of bitterness, rancor and hate, … [Read more...]

PRO-VOCATIVE QUESTION: HOW DO YOU DEAL WITH ADVERSITY?

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A young girl who was challenged with adversity complained to her father about her life and how hard things were for her. She didn’t know how she was going to make it and contemplated giving up. She was tired of fighting and struggling. It seemed when she solved one problem a new one arose. Her father, a chef, led her to the kitchen where he … [Read more...]

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

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THE SAN DIEGO BIOTECH COMPANY (SDBC) Including Plans for 2015-2016 “Patients may not care about detecting the pathogen … because they know they have the disease … and all they want is … to make them function normally.” Supported, in part, by a Michael J Fox Foundation Grant ~ As a part of human clinical trials, each drug is subjected to a … [Read more...]

HOPE IN MOTION

Hope in Motion

By: Tony Leather, Woodchester, United Kingdom Parkinson’s brings new experiences we don’t really want, decisions we’d prefer not to make, and challenges that, given the choice, we’d really rather not face. Parkinson’s doesn’t care—it progresses anyway. We try to bear the physical, mental, and emotional anguish, the various indignities and … [Read more...]

HEALTHY MAKES HAPPY: 5 NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTIONS FOR A HEALTHIER LIFE AND A HAPPY 2015

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As the calendar turns to New Year 2015, what resolutions should you make to get healthier and happier in the next 12 months? Here is what I recommend to my patients, family and friends. Get health insurance. This is sometimes easier than before the implementation of the Accountable Care Act since pre-existing condition requirements have ended, … [Read more...]

January 2015 Message from the President Jo Rosen

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Standing in confidence and pride for all that PRO has accomplished in 2014, we look toward the New Year armed with strength, optimism and renewed dedication for all that we do for the Parkinson’s Community. We are reminded that our mission cannot be fulfilled alone and give thanks for the blessings and support we receive daily from “you”, our … [Read more...]