I’m Not Done Yet

I may be a Parkie, but I don’t see the future darklyRobert Nadel For the last 2 months, I have been participating in a writing group run by StoPD. There are about 10 people with Parkinson’s in the group which is facilitated by a professor from NYU, along with the founder of StoPD.  The goal …

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Communication While Wearing a Mask

By Sharon Krischer ·  Originally published by Parkinsonsdisease.net on May 26, 2020 In a conversation with Lauren Simmons of PD Buzz in Orange County, California, we discovered that we were both audiologists in our past lives. We have both gone on to do other things, but we are still audiologists at heart. We talked about how much more difficult …

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How Coronavirus is affecting Women with Parkinson’s

“Life isn’t easy”: how coronavirus is affecting women with Parkinson’s An edited version of this post appeared in Parkinson's Life today. One of the first things that I noticed after being “sheltered at home” was that not having a daily schedule disrupted my exercise routine.  As a person with Parkinson’s, that had a greater effect …

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We are getting cranky here

...with "global travel, every single day, of literally hundreds of thousands of people coming into the United States every day from all over, there's no chance we're going to be virus-free."Dr. Anthony Fauci 70 days. As one day melts into the next, we are all getting cranky. Yes, we are all concerned about this "novel" …

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How was your week?

The boxing program that I have been with for the past 5 years has been experimenting with other types of activities for People with Parkinson's. (PwP's)The latest has been a writing circle with a professor of writing from NYU. StoPD, which is based in New York, is the brainchild of Alex Montaldo, an actor/boxer and …

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