Aging Well With Parkinson’s Disease

  Well, we aren’t getting any younger, let’s face it. And thanks to new research on Parkinson’s Disease, we’re living longer with new pharmaceuticals and an increased understanding of what happens to a person who has this disease. But now that we’re living longer, what can we expect from the aging process? How will we […]

April Meeting Today

 Just a reminder of our meeting on April 5,  please join us for our guest speaker,Trisha Stotler, of Insight Life Services.  Check her out on the web at http://www.insightlifeservices.com .She will be talking about meditation, one of the complementary  methods of treating our symptoms. Studies have also shown that  meditation can help prevent or delay dementia ,especially  when practiced […]

My Friends, This One is for You!

Hey, all you group members out there, this post is dedicated to YOU! When we first met, we were so happy to find that there were others out there facing some of the same challenges as ourselves.  We weren’t alone in the daily slog of tackling our Parkinson’s Disease.  To repeat one of my favorite […]

November: Nutrition,and Eating Well As the Holidays Begin

With Thanksgiving, November is the beginning of our great food season. Whatever holidays we celebrate, we all enjoy the plethora of food that fills or tables and then our stomachs. So before we pull out the holiday decorations, we turned our attention to the issue of Nutrition. We were very lucky to have, as our […]

October : Women’s Fitness, Exercise Benefits

(Contributed by Guest Poster, Sandy.  Thanks to her for filling in while  I took care of personal matters.) For those of you who couldn’t be at our October 7th meeting, we missed you! A wonderful speaker, Joy McLaughlin, a PT at INOVA Fair Oaks hospital gave a talk on exercise for women with PD. She […]