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 […]

Live Your Life!

LIVE YOUR LIFE! This was the upbeat message brought to our group by one of our area’s pre-eminent Movement Disorder Specialists, Dr. Drew Falconer.  Dr.  Falconer, along with his partner, Dr. Sean Rogers, make up the INOVA Movement Disorders Center. ” Dr. Drew”, as he is sometimes called, was a favorite speaker from last year and […]

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 […]

Nutrition Takes the Lead in Time for Holiday Meals!

Let me start by saying thank you for all the good wishes as I dealt with my mother’s recent passing.  It marked a third loss for me  in a short period of time .  Two dear friends, Ken Flavin and Karen Allen, also passed away recently.  Each showed me how to be a better person. […]