NEURO-OPTOMETRIC REHABILITATION

Vision impairment appears often in people with Parkinson’s, but perhaps more particularly in people with Parkinsonisms, such as PSP. There are very few Neuro-Optometric Rehabilitation/Habilitation doctors in the United States that understand vision and neuro-degenerative diseases. Disturbances of various visual systems manifest with many … [Read more...]

INTRODUCTION TO CONSERVATORSHIPS

There are few things more frustrating than trying to help a friend or loved one who lacks the mental capacity to care for his or her basic daily needs for food, clothing, shelter and medical care, or lacks the ability to handle his or her financial matters, or to resist undue influence of others and yet who cannot or will not accept help. When such … [Read more...]

ICBI UPDATE ON THE ROAD TO THE CURE

ICB International, Inc., (“ICBII”) Files Orphan Drug Designation Application for Multiple System Atrophy (MSA) with the FDA MSA is a rapidly progressive neurodegenerative disease with a mean survival of 6-10 years post diagnosis. Disease onset is usually in the sixth decade with an annual worldwide prevalence of 1.9 to 4.9 in every 100,000 … [Read more...]

DECEMBER MESSAGE FROM PRO PRESIDENT JO ROSEN

I wonder how many years it has been since we said “WOW! I can’t believe we’re already in the last month of the year.” Saying it again just ratifies how fast time flies, unless of course, you’re waiting for a cure for a disease that can be totally debilitating, cost a tremendous amount of money to maintain a lifestyle that is with far less quality … [Read more...]

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...]