Category: About PD

Aware in Care Parkinson’s Hospital Kit

I need my Parkinson’s medications ON TIME, EVERY TIME According to the Parkinson’s Foundation, people with Parkinson’s disease (PD) are admitted to the hospital 50% more than their peers. Three out of four hospital patients with PD do not receive their medication on time. Therefore, they have a one in four chance of complications because …

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Lazy Summer Permission Granted

Summer is the annual permission slip to be lazy. To do nothing and have it count for something. To lie in the grass and count the stars. To sit on a branch and study the clouds. ~Regina Brett To Do Nothing Eighty-eight degrees at 7 a.m. in North Palm Beach! But summer does not officially …

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Parkinson’s Foundation Free Genetic Testing and Counseling Study

On May 30, 2019, I attended the Parkinson’s Foundation New Frontiers in Research and Care community educational event. Meeting in Palm Beach Gardens four miles from my home made it a “must see” event. Dr. Anna Naito serves as a Director of Research Programs at the Parkinson’s Foundation national headquarters in Miami, FL. She has …

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Termites, Parkinson’s and Executive Function

It’s always something. ~Gilda Radner Termites are big headaches in Florida. As a general rule, termite season is in springtime, when the weather warms up enough for termites to “swarm”. They emerge from their mature colonies in the hundreds or thousands to establish new termite colonies. When they do, it is one of the few …

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