A Vaccine for Parkinson’s?

At the moment, there are no cures for Parkinson's, but a confirmatory diagnostic would allow them to get the right treatment and get the drugs that will help to alleviate their symptoms. Professor Perdita Barran, University of Manchester I have received several emails from friends in the last few days who have sent me articles …

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Micrographia Workshops

Did you know that one of the first signs of Parkinson’s can be Micrographia - small or illegible handwriting? It is something many people ignore until other symptoms appear. Looking back, the first sign of anything wrong was a change in my handwriting. I had been a calligrapher for years. My lettering was beautiful and …

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My Non-support Support Group

  Three years ago, I had the privilege to attend the Parkinson's Foundation's Women & PD Initiative.  At the end of the conference, we were asked to reach out to other women with PD in our communities.  Some of the women chose to hold a conference in their city for women with Parkinson's.  Others formed …

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