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  • How to Help Children Understand Parkinson’s
    We recently published an article called How to Share Your Parkinson’s Diagnosis with Family, Friends, and Co-workers. As a follow up to that, Michelle Lane, a Davis Phinney Foundation Ambassador, and the Event Director for Louisiana Walks for Parkinson’s, shared a piece she wrote years ago about how to navigate the new reality of Parkinson’s with young children. Thank you, Michelle, ... read more
    Source: Davis Phinney FoundationPublished on 2020-02-14By Melani Dizon
  • Bridge Tea Afternoon
    The Cure Parkinson’s Trust (CPT) supporter Pam Willis will be holding her annual Bridge Tea afternoon on Monday 6 April at The Colston Hall, Gerrards Cross in support of CPT. Tables of four cost £40 which include a wonderful afternoon tea and prizes for the winning team. The format is Chicago and staying at your table with the event commencing ... read more
    Source: The Cure Parkinson’s TrustPublished on 2020-02-14
  • Keeping Our Relationship Going Strong
    Being a care partner for someone living with Parkinson’s disease can be just as rewarding as it is challenging. We asked Melinda Sych, Brian Grant Foundation board member, how she and her husband, Troy, keep their relationship going strong. When a partner or spouse is diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease (PD), stepping into the role of care partner can ... read more
    Source: Brian Grant FoundationPublished on 2020-02-13By Iris
  • Chorleywood Golf Day
    Join the Ladies Captain at Chorleywood Golf Club, the oldest golf club in Hertfordshire for a round of golf on the beautiful 9 hole course, set in the heart of Chorleywood Common in aid of The Cure Parkinson’s Trust (CPT).  Programme for the day  08:30 Arrival, register, coffee and bacon rolls 09:15 Move to tees 09:30 Shot gun start  14:15 Back in clubhouse, ... read more
    Source: The Cure Parkinson’s TrustPublished on 2020-02-13
  • Similarities between Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s
    Recently, two research groups independently published journal articles suggesting that a genetic variation associated with Alzheimer's might also have an important influence in Parkinson's and related conditions. The scientists found that a protein called Apolipoprotein E (or ApoE) can affect the severity of the toxic accumulation of alpha synuclein protein in the Parkinsonian brain – a well-known trait of Parkinson's . ... read more
    Source: The Cure Parkinson’s TrustPublished on 2020-02-13
  • Sex, intimacy and Parkinson’s: an expert guide
    We round up our four-part series on sex, intimacy and Parkinson’s, in which sex therapist, Gila Bronner, and nurse consultant, Orna Moore, share their expert advice – from practical tips on how to encourage intimacy in a relationship post-diagnosis to the importance of seeking professional help 1. Intimacy, sexuality and Parkinson’s In the first part of the series, Gila ... read more
    Source: Parkinson’s Life EUPublished on 2020-02-13By admin
  • Parkinson’s and end-of-life: “I’m not afraid of dying”
    We hear from Eleonor Högström, president of the Swedish Parkinson’s Disease Association and a former nurse, about making end-of-life preparations while living with Parkinson’s, why she’s “not afraid of dying” – and the importance of finding someone to talk with Hi Eleonor. Can you tell our readers a bit about yourself? I was diagnosed with Parkinson’s in 2006, at the ... read more
    Source: Parkinson’s Life EUPublished on 2020-02-13By admin
  • Can awakening dormant neurons reverse Parkinson’s motor symptoms?
    Reawakening dormant neurons could help reverse Parkinson’s motor symptoms, researchers in South Korea have found. While Parkinson’s is typically believed to be caused by neuronal death, a new study – published in ‘Current Biology’ journal – suggests that dormant neurons could be another cause. After completing an animal test – which treated the subjects with two compounds that block dopamine-producing ... read more
    Source: Parkinson’s Life EUPublished on 2020-02-13By admin
  • The International Linked Clinical Trials Programme for Parkinson’s
    The Cure Parkinson’s Trust (CPT) and the Van Andel Institute (VAI) are delighted to announce a new three-year co-funding agreement that pledges USD $4.5 million to Parkinson’s research, strengthening an already long-standing partnership. This funding will support the International Linked Clinical Trials (iLCT) initiative, a thriving global programme that aims to develop new, potentially disease-modifying Parkinson’s therapies, many of which ... read more
    Source: The Cure Parkinson’s TrustPublished on 2020-02-13
  • [Webinar] Join us to Learn about Depression, Anxiety, and Apathy (and how to manage them)
    Join us on Monday, February 24, 2020, at 11:30 am Pacific (12:30 Mountain, 1:30 pm Central, 2:30 pm Eastern) for a webinar with Dr. Greg Pontone on the topics of depression, anxiety, apathy, and how to manage them. Approximately 50-60% of people living with Parkinson’s experience varying levels of depression and anxiety. It’s important to know the difference between these ... read more
    Source: Davis Phinney FoundationPublished on 2020-02-12By Melani Dizon
  • Webinar – Inflammation in Parkinson’s
    Join our up coming interactive webinar as the panel, once again chaired by Van Andel Institute’s Professor Patrik Brundin will discuss the topic of 'Inflammation in Parkinson's'. Taking place on Tuesday 3 March at 5pm. You can reserve your place here to tune in live. ... read more
    Source: The Cure Parkinson’s TrustPublished on 2020-02-11
  • I have Parkinson’s and am experiencing X. Who should I see?
    We receive emails every day from people wondering who they should see for a wide variety of issues that often go hand-in-hand with Parkinson’s. Since it comes up often enough, we decided to create a guide that answers exactly that.    To put this piece together, we gathered up the 15 most frequently asked questions we’ve received from our community members ... read more
    Source: Davis Phinney FoundationPublished on 2020-02-10By Melani Dizon
  • The Bluebell Picnic
    What better way to celebrate the arrival of spring than a picnic amongst the bluebells in the stunning grounds of Hedsor Park? We would love you to join us from noon on Sunday 3 May for an afternoon of traditional family entertainment including a puppet show, games and a raffle. This much-loved CPT event has something for all the family! Pack ... read more
    Source: The Cure Parkinson’s TrustPublished on 2020-02-10
  • Seattle Exercise for Parkinson’s Training
    Learn how to safely and effectively train people with Parkinson’s & earn continuing education credit! Register Online Today Based on research from Oregon Health & Science University our training covers the basics of Parkinson’s, safety considerations for exercise instructors and research on the most effective types of activities for people with the disease. Then we’ll hit the gym to ... read more
    Source: Brian Grant FoundationPublished on 2020-02-06By Katrina Kahl
  • Torrance Exercise for Parkinson’s Training
    Learn how to safely and effectively train people with Parkinson’s & earn continuing education credit! Register Online Today Based on research from Oregon Health & Science University our training covers the basics of Parkinson’s, safety considerations for exercise instructors and research on the most effective types of activities for people with the disease. Then we’ll hit the gym to ... read more
    Source: Brian Grant FoundationPublished on 2020-02-06By Katrina Kahl
  • Parkinson’s Portrayed: real stories reflected through art
    ‘Parkinson’s Portrayed’ is a series of films that combine animation, portraiture and sound to bring to life the stories of six people affected by Parkinson’s. We talk to the creators – Geraldine Peacock, who has had Parkinson’s for 32 years, and artist Ian Bruce – about the story behind the collaboration How did ‘Parkinson’s Portrayed’ come about? Ian: I came ... read more
    Source: Parkinson’s Life EUPublished on 2020-02-06By admin
  • Parkinson’s could be present from birth, study finds
    Parkinson’s may be present from birth in younger people with the condition, new research has found. The study – conducted by Cedars-Sinai Medical Centre, US, and published in ‘Nature Medicine’ journal – used induced stem cells from people with young-onset Parkinson’s, to grow dopamine-producing neurons and observe them for early warning signs of the condition. An abnormal pile-up of protein ... read more
    Source: Parkinson’s Life EUPublished on 2020-02-06By admin
  • Parkinson’s Cooking Class: Chef Greg Cabeza
    Join us in Eugene for a spring Parkinson’s cooking class at Market of Choice Willamette and learn how to make a nutritious and delicious meal by Chef Greg Cabeza! You’ll learn how to prepare a healthy meal followed by dinner and discussion about Parkinson’s disease and nutrition. A small fee is required for registration to help ... read more
    Source: Brian Grant FoundationPublished on 2020-02-06By Iris
  • Parkinson’s Cooking Class: Dr. Bethany Tennant
    Learn how to cook healthy meals that meets our guidelines for Parkinson’s nutrition. Join us for a special cooking class with Dr. Bethany Tennant. Dr. Tennant is Naturopathic Physician and Certified Nutrition Specialist in Portland, Oregon. You’ll learn how to prepare a healthy meal followed by dinner and a special presentation about Parkinson’s disease and nutrition. This is ... read more
    Source: Brian Grant FoundationPublished on 2020-02-06By Iris
  • How to Share Your Parkinson’s Diagnosis with Family, Friends, and Co-workers
    You’ve been diagnosed with Parkinson’s. Now what? Do you tell people? If so, how, who, and when? Whether you’ve been recently diagnosed, you’ve known for a while but don’t know how to tell people, or you’ve told people but aren’t satisfied with how it went, we hope this information will be useful. While not all of these situations will apply ... read more
    Source: Davis Phinney FoundationPublished on 2020-02-05By Melani Dizon
  • The Trustees
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    Source: The Cure Parkinson’s TrustPublished on 2020-02-04
  • 10 ways to stay connected
    Studies have shown that staying socially connected can help slow down cognitive decline, which can be especially beneficial for people with Parkinson’s disease. Think back to the last time you visited with a family member, had a phone call with a friend or a friendly chat with a neighbor. Chances are those interactions left you feeling pretty good. ... read more
    Source: Brian Grant FoundationPublished on 2020-02-04By Iris
  • Ann Winter Walks Isle of Wight Coastal Path for CPT
    On Friday 17 January, Ann Winter began her magnificent journey, walking 70 miles along the Isle of Wight Coastal path to raise funds and awareness for The Cure Parkinson’s Trust (CPT). She said: ‘I walked the Isle of Wight Coastal Path for The Cure Parkinson's Trust because I'm raising funds in memory of my late husband…I'm determined to raise money to help ... read more
    Source: The Cure Parkinson’s TrustPublished on 2020-02-04
  • Moments of Victory® – Jim Duran Finds Creative Ways to Raise Money for Parkinson’s
    Each month, we spotlight an inspiring story from someone in our Team DPF® community who is helping to improve the quality of life of people living with Parkinson’s by raising funds. Today, we are happy to feature Jim Duran from Palatine, IL. Which event did you participate in? I rode RAGBRAI in 2009, 2017, 2018, and 2019 and the Sub-5 ... read more
    Source: Davis Phinney FoundationPublished on 2020-02-03By Melani Dizon
  • Homemade Hearty Vegetarian Chili
    This hearty chili makes a great meal for dinner that can also be frozen and stored for a quick lunch. The medley of beans adds fiber to aid digestion. Add fresh cilantro or avocado as a topping for extra nutrients and flavor. Instructions Wash, rinse, and remove seeds and cores from jalapeno and bell peppers. Chop into small (1/4”) ... read more
    Source: Brian Grant FoundationPublished on 2020-01-31By Katrina Kahl
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