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Category: cafes


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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Happy Independence Day and Ice Cream Month!

Happy Independence Day

The summer holidays are in full swing this week with people on the move to their vacation destinations. For those of us who are staying here in town, July is travel month at our cafes. Join us as we share…

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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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Boxing for Body, Balance and Brain

Rock Steady Boxing NoVa

Recently, I attended Alec Langstein’s Rock Steady Boxing class in Tyson’s. It was great fun and although I was tired afterwards, it was a good kind of tired. I’d seen Alec talk about the benefits and do a quick demo…

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