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Support the Caregiver in your Life


November is national caregiver month and a fitting time to show gratitude toward the carepartner or caregiver in our live.
October 21, 2012

Sex, Intimacy and Parkinson’s


Many people with Parkinson’s experience changes in libido and sexual function, sometimes even before the first movement symptoms.
May 29, 2012

Choosing a shared burden


Those who volunteer and hang in as caregivers in spite of all that is plainly coming should be studied, celebrated and sung. In our haphazard world, such people are the gossamer threads by which any o…
May 22, 2015

Lifestyle: Dating with Disease


I’ve always hated dating, so when I was thrown into singledom, this time with a vulnerable child, I was apprehensive at best. Then, two months after the worse type of rejection, my divorce, I was diag…
April 25, 2016

An Open Letter to My Family & Friends


I've been thinking about how to compose this letter since I was diagnosed with early stage Parkinson's a few months ago. I just didn't know how to proceed, if at all. I thought about not telling anyon…
October 10, 2014

Making Spousal Relationships Work


This Valentine’s Day, along with the cards, flowers and dining out, let us give our ourselves and spouses, who are often our stressed caregivers, an additional gift—seven conversations on the art of s…
February 06, 2015

Caregiving: Susan's Story


I am a caretaker by nature and reveled in sharing life with Joe, my husband of 28 years, as well as being a mother to our 3 sons. We fought hard, enduring 8 miscarriages, but life was sweet in those e…
January 26, 2016

Caregiving, the Next Level


It is common knowledge that patients in care facilities who have a family member involved do much better than those who don’t. If you have a loved one in a care facility, here are some of your many ta…
March 06, 2015

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