“Sharper Image” for Parkinson’s

One of our favorite pastimes used to be trying out all the innovations in the Sharper Image store in the mall. We could count on seeing new inventions that would make our lives easier. While we don’t frequent the mall very often, we still like to peruse their webpage and see the latest gadgets. Today’sContinue reading ““Sharper Image” for Parkinson’s”

This is Embarrassing!

It has been said that having Parkinson’s Disease can be embarrassing. And even if we hesitate to admit it, simply accompanying someone in public who has PD can be embarrassing. I remember the night when I first noticed that my husband had the side effect of PD medication called dyskinesia. We were eating out, andContinue reading “This is Embarrassing!”

The Final Two Things

These are the final 2 points taken from the blog post “Six things no one told us about being a caregiver” by Ruth at “Living Well”, where Ruth welcomed her husband’s mother into her home to care for her because she had the beginnings of Alzheimer’s disease. Here is #5 – Ruth observed that manyContinue reading “The Final Two Things”

Thing #4 – “Your Relationships Will be Strained”

In the blog post “Six things no one told us about being a caregiver” by Ruth at “Living Well”, this is number 4. Ruth welcomed her husband’s mother into her home to care for her because she had the beginnings of Alzheimer’s disease. And she found during this care-giving time, that many relationships were strained.Continue reading “Thing #4 – “Your Relationships Will be Strained””

Thing #3 – “Caregiving can be Embarrassing and Uncomfortable”

In the blog post “Six things no one told us about being a caregiver” by Ruth at “Living Well”, this is number 3. Ruth welcomed her husband’s mother into her home to care for her because she had the beginnings of Alzheimer’s disease. One of the things she was not prepared for was helping herContinue reading “Thing #3 – “Caregiving can be Embarrassing and Uncomfortable””