As we approach a New Year, I am more determined than ever to continue the fight against Parkinson’s disease both on a personal level as well as a collective effort. As a physician, and patient I have been privy to many extraordinary advances in the understanding of this complex illness over the last decade. However,Continue reading “Raising PD awareness ONE shuffling Step at a time. : By Dr. De Leon”
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Purpose: A Powerful Tool Against Hopelessness: By Dr. De Leon
“One of the happiest moments ever is when you find the courage to finally let go of what you can’t change.” -Robert Tew In the last few weeks everyone has been talking more openly about depression in living with Parkinson’s from being the patient to being the care partner or care giver every one isContinue reading “Purpose: A Powerful Tool Against Hopelessness: By Dr. De Leon”
When Hope is gone….by Dr. De Leon
Hope- Webster defines Hope as “to desire with expectation of fulfillment.” It is more than dreaming; it is possessing within ourselves an expectation that someday a desire, wish, dream, or expectation will become a reality. Hope always looks to the future making our dismal todays bearable for a brighter, happier tomorrow…..without hope inevitably we dieContinue reading “When Hope is gone….by Dr. De Leon”
Tips to dealing with Apathy : by Dr. De Leon
Tips to dealing with Apathy : by Dr. De Leon.
Changing the Tides of PD Stigma from Whispers and Staring to Support and Caring! By Dr. De Leon
Changing the Tides of PD Stigma from Whispers and Staring to Support and Caring! By Dr. De Leon.