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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The World Parkinson Congress is just a little over a year away

At the WPC you can meet advocates from around the world.  Learn from them.  Be inspired by them.  Come away with life long friends. Jean Burns It is time to start thinking about going to the next World Parkinson Congress in June 2019.  As an official blogger for the WPC, I have been involved in …

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Tripping into the new year

Did you just fall? No, I was checking if gravity still works.   Anonymous Somehow, when things seem to be going well, something happens to bring you back to reality.  I fell twice this past week, after having gone months without a fall.  Once when I stepped on the edge of the sidewalk and my …

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Soaring with Hope for PD

Several months ago, some Parkie friends of mine,  Amy, Clara and Naomi, started a project called "Soaring with Hope for PD".  Inspired by the art installations that they saw at the World Parkinson's Congress in Portland last year, they decided to create an art installation for the next WPC in Kyoto, June 2019.  Naomi is …

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