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Category: Cafe Alexandria


Help with Micrographia

micrographia example

Micrographia I often hear people talking about how sad and frustrated they are with how small their handwriting is. The abnormally small handwriting that people with Parkinson’s experience is called micrographia, and can be one of the early signs of…

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New CDC Project for Parkinson’s

National Neurological Conditions Surveillance System

Have you ever wondered how many people are living with Parkinson’s in the U.S.? Well, you’re not alone. Today we have some exciting news for you! National Neurological Conditions Surveillance System (NNCSS) Thank you, Angela for forwarding the information below…

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Taking Care of Our Minds & Bodies

Think positive, be sociable, eat healthily, keep your mind active and learn new things, exercise

At our cafes this week Last week was a 2 cafe week, and we were in Alexandra and Ashburn. Mike Harrigan from the Braining Center talked to us about the benefits of his Power Braining program and we followed along…

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The Staircase Illusion

staircase illusion

No, it’s not a magic trick. The photo above is of a design solution for people with Parkinson’s to help them walk better. Click here to watch the TEDx video. More information on their website at http://staircaseillusion.weebly.com/. Thank you Jim…

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