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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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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What Keeps Me Motivated While Living with Parkinson’s?

Parkinsonsdisease.net By Sharon Krischer, published by Parkinsonsdisease.net on February 7, 2020 “You can keep going long after you think you can’t.”– Heidi Reynolds, Founder Start Living Today PD I am often asked how I can keep a good attitude and stay motivated while living with Parkinson’s disease (PD) for the past 11+ years. We know that apathy is one of the …

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A Different Kind of Parkinson’s Hero

I think a hero is an ordinary individual who finds strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.Christopher Reeve In the last few years, several amazing Parkinson's heroes have become the face of the Parkinson's community world-wide. Super heroes like American Ninja Warrior Jimmy Choi, Matt Eagles, diagnosed at 8 years old, who …

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