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Research Means Hope

American Parkinson’s Disease Association (APDA) Virginia Education Day – September 28, 2019 These are my notes from the third session which featured an Update on Research and Benefits. I’m sorry they’re so brief, but I’m not that confident explaining clinical information,…

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Music Therapy for Parkinson’s

music therapy

I’m back in Northern Virginia and there were some interesting announcements in my Inbox this week. I was curious to see these two about music therapy in our area. Parkinson’s Music Therapy Info and Demo Night August 24th, 2019 from…

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Sinemet CR update and . . . it’s hot!

melting ice cream truck sculpture

I thought the above photo was perfect given the heat we’ve had this last week. Click here to check out the artists’ website.  Travel Time at Cafes Alexandria and Fairfax We’ve been having fun talking about travel and sharing tips…

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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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