Tag: advocacy in Parkinson’s

New Light On Parkinson’s! By Dr. De Leon

“We are ALL a little Broken…. last time I checked Broken crayons still color the same.” Trent Shelton I believe that we are all unique like the colors of my favorite coloring box of 152 Crayola Crayons; and even though Parkinson’s may strike each and everyone one of us differently we all share the same outer exterior

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THE CHANGING FACE OF PARKINSON’S DISEASE : By Dr. De Leon

“Your spark can become a flame and change everything!”- E.D. Nixon As we commemorate one more year of Dr. Parkinson’s Birthday, we are reminded of the great accomplishments in the area of PD  and neuroscience since he was a prominent physician in London. Yet,  human kind has been battling a form of  ‘Parkinson’s’, if not the

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Instructions not Included When it Comes to Caregiving: By Dr. De Leon

Instructions not Included When it Comes to Caregiving: By Dr. De Leon.

Instructions not Included When it Comes to Caregiving: By Dr. De Leon

Don’t dwell on the disease. Value the moments, the pearls of wisdom, their smile, their humor.” St. Elizabeth      Caregiving is not for the faint of heart. I have had to be the caregiver for two of the people I love, my grandmother and father. Although the experience was extremely rewarding, I was left completely

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Livin’ life with my OLD friend -PARKINSON’S DISEASE! by Dr. De Leon

Who would have thought I get my favorite brain disease?  Now, I know it’s just no fun when we’re shaking inside out Crying! Pleading! trouble smelling even tying my own shoes!  What a pain to be in pain! Walking slow and getting cramps   please, someone point me to the loo So much shaking Trouble  baking (doing much of anything) Makes me want to

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