The Thief of My Confidence

By Sharon Bowers Phones ringing, files waiting, patients checking in, charts being reviewed, doctors requesting things, cards copying, machines buzzing, and myself running never sitting is a typical day of my life at the office where I work.  The stress level is high and intense as I juggle the doctor’s…

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Ready to Stop Feeling Guilty?

By Elaine K Sanchez Have you ever felt guilty for taking a break from your duties as a caregiver? If so, you are not alone. According to a survey of 1,000 caregivers, 54% stated they felt guilty when they spent time doing something for themselves.* I received an email from…

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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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