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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For the newly diagnosed

 Meeting someone with the disease who had gone on to have a successful thriving life became her beacon. One of the most satisfying things that I have done has been leading a support group for women with Parkinson's.  We started meeting almost a year ago, beginning with a group of 13 that has grown steadily throughout the …

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A Need to Help Others:  One Woman’s Story

Sunday I had the pleasure of meeting with a group of women with Parkinson's in Glendale, a suburb of Los Angeles.  Tricia Low had pulled together the group to discuss issues related to Women with PD.  Tricia is amazing.  Her father had Young Onset Parkinson's so she knew when she started having symptoms at a young …

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