It’s Official! I am an AUTHOR!

Some of you are thinking right now, “Why would a retired mathematics teacher want to write a book?” And your question is valid! Others of you are thinking, “She is finished with caregiving. Why doesn’t she just forget about Parkinson’s and move on?” And your question is valid! The answer to both questions is theContinue reading “It’s Official! I am an AUTHOR!”

How to Survive without Really Trying

This past week was an anniversary of sorts for me. It has been one year since my husband passed from this earth into Heaven. For one year I have had to mark “Widow” on all applications or surveys. That really stunned me the first time I had to do that. When we are in theContinue reading “How to Survive without Really Trying”

MOBILITY SOLUTIONS #2

Fixing Falling This answer is simple – you can’t. I could just stop there, and you would be disappointed, but you would probably understand. Parkinson’s patients are going to fall. It is inevitable. But we can unpack this topic somewhat, and perhaps we can find some ways to prevent a few of the falls. AsContinue reading “MOBILITY SOLUTIONS #2”

MOBILITY SOLUTIONS #1

Fixing Freezing and Festination Last week we decided our biggest problem for people with Parkinson’s Disease was mobility, specifically freezing, falling, and festination. Today we need solutions! PROBLEM #1 – Festination           This is the tendency to walk on the balls of the feet which causes the steps to gradually become shorter. Eventually, our lovedContinue reading “MOBILITY SOLUTIONS #1”