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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Jennifer Parkinson Gives Parkinson’s Patients a Fighting Chance through Boxing

Our last name is Parkinson's, isn't that why you have it? Jen's 5 year old son This was originally published as "Yes, Wonder Woman really exists and she looks like Jen Parkinson" Wonder Woman really exists and she looks like Jen Parkinson. Jennifer Parkinson, yes, that is her real name, is a role model for …

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Parkinson’s causes his body to freeze up. Only one thing gets him moving again.

Dan Kiefer, one of the "pugilists" in my boxing class, is a freelance journalist.  His latest article, "Parkinson’s causes his body to freeze up. Only one thing gets him moving again" was published today in the Washington Post.  It is a great article about the benefits of boxing for people with Parkinson's Disease.   There …

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