Robin Williams: Early Stages of Parkinson’s (7/21/51 – 8/11/14)

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   Robin Williams, one of the greatest entertainers to ever live, sadly committed suicide on Monday, August 11 2014.  Williams suffered from severe depression and substance abuse for many years of his life yet recently Williams' widow, Susan Schneider, revealed that he was suffering from early stages of Parkinson's releasing the following … [Read more...]

Mark Paul Moorman (07/01/44 – 08/07/14)

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  Mark Paul Moorman, age 70, passed peacefully at his home in Granada Hills, California on Thursday, August 7, 2014. Born July, 1, 1944, in Glendale, California, Mark spent most of his life in Northridge, California.  He worked for the city of Los Angeles for 31 years and as an assistant baseball coach at Pierce College for 27 years. … [Read more...]

Stuart Grazier Bigler Oct 21,1927-Aug 3, 2014

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Stuart Grazier Bigler passed away on August 3, 2014 after a courageous battle with Parkinson’s disease. He was born on October 21, 1927 to Stuart Roy and Catherine Grazier Bigler in Johnstown, PA. He graduated from Westmont High School in 1945 and shortly after enlisted in the U.S. Navy where he graduated from Naval Aerographer training in … [Read more...]

ABOUT AMAZONSMILE

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AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support Parkinson’s Resource Organization every time you shop, at no cost to you. When you shop at www.smile.amazon.com, you’ll find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience as Amazon.com, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate a portion of the purchase … [Read more...]

MUSIC THERAPY, PALLIATIVE CARE, AND MYTHS ABOUT GRIEF & MOURNING

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by VITAS Innovative Hospice Care® Wellness Villagers since April 2013 Working with patients and families to provide comfort and preserve dignity in the face of terminal illness. MUSIC THERAPY HELPS PATIENTS TUNE IN Because music is non-threatening, enjoyable and enhances brain function, people of diverse ages, backgrounds and abilities can gain … [Read more...]

TELL SOMEONE

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TELL SOMEONE by: Bill Winslow... How do you tell someone you promised till death do us part, That you feel strongly and straight from the heart, They will be carrying more than their share And for better, for worse, it’s worse that they’ll bear.       How do you tell someone that brings warmth to your heart That this … [Read more...]

PARKINSON’S AND A TMJ PROBLEM

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by Phillip Davies, PA If you’ve been diagnosed with Parkinson’s and suspect you may have a TMJ problem, addressing the jaw problem could reduce many of your PD symptoms. Since I was treated for my TMJ Disorder (TMD) this year, I feel so much better. Most of my PD symptoms have been reduced, with some eliminated. The best part is that I feel like … [Read more...]