It's been 2 weeks since my mama left this earth. The last 14 days have been a whirlwind of making arrangements for her memorial and burial, of rearranging the house just enough for Dad's comfort without losing her personal touches, of being with family. The first part of life without Mom is behind me. Now I
Category: Parkinson’s Club
Thoughts and observations from our Parkinson’s Club at Gentog.
I recently authored an article with my Dad about living with Parkinson's. You can find it here: Parkinson's Article. It's been important to my Dad that he shares what it's like to live with this disease. As his body and mind stop functioning as he'd like, he wants to make a difference by helping others to understand. We
My Daddy has Parkinson's. It is slowly taking away everything. His eyesight is failing. His walking has become very difficult...he uses a walker always, and will probably need to use a wheelchair in the near future. He has difficulty completing basic tasks of daily living. In the evenings even his thinking fails him, and he
We now have a Parkinson's Club at Gentog. This is specifically for people with PD that attend our program. We spend a couple of days a week at Gentog, giving us a place to be and giving our spouses some time for themselves. Since we're already here and participating in games and exercise and visiting,