Davis Phinney speaks on keys to living well today with Parkinson’s disease in this special Living Well Challenge™ webisode. Living well today encompasses so much more than managing symptoms; it’s about being engaged, staying connected, staying active, and being courageous. This presentation will motivate you to create your own action plan for living better today than yesterday and better tomorrow than today.
Davis Phinney is an esteemed American cyclist and Olympic bronze medalist. Throughout the 1980’s and early 1990’s, Phinney was a…
It’s been 15 years since I was diagnosed with Parkinson’s, and many years since I stopped riding a bike for…
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Once you can, with regularity, live in the present moment and find the silver lining in your Parkinson’s diagnosis, living well becomes much easier.
Do you have an inspirational story to share? We want to read it.
Learn how to improve your home safety by eliminating risks like poor lighting, differences in walking surfaces and tripping hazards to maximize your mobility and prevent falls.
Mike Studer discusses how to individualize an activity program that’s reasonable for you to achieve on a daily basis — highlighting strength, tremor, balance, posture and rigidity.
Living with Parkinson’s disease can have wide-reaching effects on your body and impact on your daily life. This panel discussion features diverse perspectives from members of a Parkinson’s care team: movement disorder specialist, physical therapist and neuropsychologist.
In this video, Dr. Peter Wang explores how tai chi can help you exercise your mind and body to improve cognitive and motor function in people with Parkinson’s.
With practical steps you can take regarding medications, nutrition, complementary therapies and exercise, Dr. Claire Henchcliff explains how building your Parkinson’s lifestyle toolkit can improve your quality of life.
In this video, Susan Imke explains how finding and using your signature strengths can help you become a more resilient person and give you the ability to adapt to challenges in Parkinson’s and in your everyday life.
Delve into Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) with neurosurgeon Dr. David VanSickle to learn more about the technology used, the components placed in patients and why asleep DBS may provide an advantage over awake DBS.
Graham Hughes explores how to maximize the benefits you get from your Parkinson’s medications, as well as managing your needs and expectations.
David Levanthal shares how identifying as a dancer rather than a person with Parkinson’s can liberate you and change your attitude about Parkinson’s.