I have Parkinson’s – Genevieve White

It is so sad that even today the medical world does not recognize signs of Parkinson’s. Early detection is so important! If I only knew then what I know now; studies have shown that exercise is so important to the disease and slows the progression. Family and friends early on…

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Medication Management

*This program is FREE to people with Parkinson’s Disease and their Families* What is Medication Management? A 90 minute session with Pharmacist, Chris Harlow, Director of Pharmacy Services at Your Community Pharmacy.  Topics covered will be the basics of PD medications, important points of when to notify your MD or…

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Why Am I Angry? Let Me Count the Ways!

By Elaine K Sanchez When my friend Emma told me that her husband had been diagnosed with Parkinson’s, my heart sank. We agreed to meet for breakfast. When we sat down, I put a large manilla envelope on the table. She said, “What’s that?” When I explained that it was…

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Caregiver Help Webinar Series

Parkinson Support Center is pleased to present the Caregiver Help Webinar Series. This 8 month webinar series incorporates humor and real-life caregiving stories into difficult topics such as caregiver anger, guilt, depression and grief. Based on her own experience of caring for family elders, Caregiver Speaker Elaine K Sanchez, developed a…

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Shaking Up Awareness – Essential Tremors

My head started shaking at 11. I was diagnosed with Essential Tremors (ET) at 13; I am now 25. Growing up with ET has not been the easiest journey to say the least. Simple activities like eating, studying, dressing and watching TV have become strenuous and painful. My tremors, which…

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Feet to the Fire Writer’s Workshop

Feet to the Fire Writers’ Workshops is happy to be able to offer a 6-week workshop at the Parkinson Support Center of Kentuckiana, beginning on Tuesday, August 14, 2018. Designed to engage members in  cognitive-rich prompted writing exercises each week, Feet to the Fire offers a perfect learning opportunity to…

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