March 2024

Leap Year, Making a More Parkinson's-Patient Friendly Universe Leap year is an idea tailor-made for those of us in the slow lane. Just add an extra day to the month! Hey presto, a whole 24 hours to tackle those things that strain…

Continue ReadingMarch 2024

February 2024

Cultivating Resilience in the Face of Erosion I’m working on my third decade post Parkinson’s diagnosis. I got the word in January 2002. Over 20 years of dealing with PD and its attendant miseries should have turned me into a PD pro…

Continue ReadingFebruary 2024

January 2024

Stopping Time Tick tock, tick tockI spend my days trying to stop time. With a disabling and progressive disease, each passing minute is my enemy. Each hour brings me a step farther on the path of loss of dopamine-making neurons from my…

Continue ReadingJanuary 2024

December 2023

Facing Dementia in Parkinson’s Disease “Peter, did you want the burner on?” Pam wanted to know. Crap! I’d forgotten all about the burner I had left on—a bad move unless you want to burn your house down. The questions flood forth. Do…

Continue ReadingDecember 2023