Your Voice – from our Parkinson’s Community


Your Voice is a forum for letters or articles submitted to the Parkinson Center by people in the Parkinson’s community. When we are passed on informative articles or experiences, we will post it here. Please add your thoughts and comments!

 

  • 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 spark memory and capture your authentic stories.

    Writing is one of the most expressive art forms and for people it’s a wonderful way to access ... Read more...

  • Tony Garrett – Evansville

    Tony began having tremors in his 20’s.  He had his suspicions but didn’t secure a diagnosis until more than a decade later — Young Onset Parkinson’s Disease, or YOPD.  Tony and his family had so many questions but even after multiple trips to Vanderbilt University hoping for answers, Vanderbilt could not give Tony the answers he needed.

    Tony started a website to help everyone – from those just diagnosed to those who have suffered ... Read more...

  • The Greatest – written by John Baumann

    As Muhammad Ali was (in)famous for saying, “I am the Greatest.” Pretty bold statement from definitely a bold individual. And he did not limit it to boxing.

    As to being born “the greatest,” I imagine that he would have said that he had the raw talent inside him, but he definitely needed to learn the skill of boxing.

    Ali fought in the amateur ranks for 105 fights (100 – 5). He had paid the price ... Read more...

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