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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PD Heroes For Parkinson’s Awareness Month

A hero is an ordinary individual who finds the strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.Christopher Reeve This month, April, 2020, I will be sharing the stories of some People with Parkinson's (PwP's) who are heroes for many of us. In February I wrote about A Different Kind of Parkinson's Hero, highlighting …

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Can we talk?

The late comedian Joan Rivers was known for saying "Can we talk?". Unfortunately, most of us have forgotten what it means to actually talk to someone else and have a real conversation. We communicate in sound bytes, texts, tweets and lots of photos of ourselves doing things that probably should remain private. Can we talk? …

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