SAVE A LIFE 

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Carole Roberts-Wilson, Retired MS-CCCSLP and a Friend of PRO It is time to view the medical world differently. The following information is a “sign of the times” in health and medicine. Ask yourself, “How is my health”? Are you healthier now than five years ago? Does your doctor give you enough time when you see him or her? Do they answer … [Read more...]

“STROLL AT SEA FOR PARKINSON’S DISEASE”

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“STROLL AT SEA FOR PD” The 3rd annual Parkinson’s Cruise & “Stroll at Sea for PD” Awareness Walk onboard a ship on a cruise to Alaska PD Style is coming! Empowerment, Education & Creativity! A unique cruise to help both PWP and their caregivers tap into their creative juices, learning to live in the moment and find something each day to … [Read more...]

EINSTEIN AND BILLY GRAHAM

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Billy Graham is now 96 years old with Parkinson’s disease. In January 2000 leaders in Charlotte, North Carolina invited ‘their favorite son’, Billy Graham, to a luncheon in his honor. Billy initially hesitated to accept the invitation because he struggles with Parkinson’s disease. But the Charlotte leaders said, ‘We don’t expect a major address. … [Read more...]

6 WAYS DOGS HELP EASE DEPRESSION SYMPTOMS

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Therese Borchard  | EverydayHealth.com Dogs, of course, are good for depression. Both of my dogs have helped me with my moods more than I thought was capable of things that don’t speak English. In loving memory of Sonny and his sister Sara, here are just six ways dogs enhance our mental health. 1. Dogs offer unconditional love and acceptance. … [Read more...]

MEDI-CAL “SPOUSAL IMPOVERISHMENT” FIGURES FOR 2015

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William R. Remery, Esq. A Member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys The California Department of Health Services has issued the revised “Spousal Resource Allowance” and “Minimum Monthly Maintenance Needs Allowance” figures for 2015. These are the figures which are used in determining eligibility for Long Term Medi-Cal, which pays … [Read more...]