Happiness is contagious and a key ingredient in any long and happy marriage.
My father was diagnosed at the young age of 40. I don’t think that even now I can wrap my head around how he must have felt that day, but I do know that he did not stop fighting and living.
Parkinson’s entered our lives when our kids were small and Davis’ career was thriving. But truly, it had been lurking and provoking us for years.
It is vitally important that care partners have a depth of self-knowledge and be willing to ask, “How am I doing today?” or “How am I doing in this moment?”