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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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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These Women are Real Life Parkinson’s Heroes in Their Community

When I asked you to send me the stories of real life PD heroes in your community, I received an email from Candace Mueller of Springfield, Illinois about her friend Eve Fischberg. Which was followed by an email from Eve praising Candace's work in the Springfield Parkinson's community. From their emails, I got the impression …

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Avoiding the Corona Virus

I really did not want to contribute to the conversation flooding the internet about the Novel Covid-19 (Corona) virus, but given the chain of events in the last 48 hours, it is somehow unavoidable. No one, including Mr. Twitchy and me, has been able to ignore it. Last week, we were in Washington DC for …

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