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 is present all of the time in our home, and I need to keep it present in order to be honest with my family and myself.
This time of year, many people set lofty, life-changing goals. I’m not one of them.
What if you don’t have access to a SLP or don’t have time before your holiday events to find one? There are some great voice resources online that you can try.
It is important to see a speech language pathologist (SLP) with the right training and background to treat many of the common issues associated with Parkinson’s.
As we head into a season filled with family and friends, I wanted to take a moment to share how I prepare people to meet my dad who has Parkinson’s so that the time we spend together is as comfortable as possible for everyone.
Gathering with family and friends to share a special meal is a time-honored tradition for many around the holidays. While…
I want to not only survive the holidays, but also enjoy them and thrive during this special time of year. And you can, too!