My Life with Parkinsons'

As we continue to shift our perspective this new year, I’m excited to share the last installment from my friends. I imagine us sitting on a bench with these interesting people and learning something new. Each one has a unique view of the world that makes me think differently. This week’s insight comes from a … Read more

Fuel for your Fire

The log cracks as it’s plopped on the glowing embers emitting a welcoming warmth. It’s that time of year and I’ve already curled up by the fire a few times already this fall, have you? While a crackling fire is totally enjoyable as is, let’s not just sit there zoning out to mindless TV, let’s … Read more

Letting Go

None of us are perfect. We are all human making multiple mistakes daily. Yet we chide ourselves when not perfect. Why? Is it because we don’t look like, can’t remember or do something like we used to? Working with older adults and watching loved ones age, I remind them it’s okay to let go of … Read more

Don’t just sit there!

We know we need to do it. Yet this knowledge and the good feelings afterward aren’t always motivation enough to follow through, especially in summer.  The excuses are abundant, but the only thing that really works is to ‘just do it’ as the saying prompts us.  We all need to just exercise. Continuing our month … Read more

Don't just sit there!

We know we need to do it. Yet this knowledge and the good feelings afterward aren’t always motivation enough to follow through, especially in summer.  The excuses are abundant, but the only thing that really works is to ‘just do it’ as the saying prompts us.  We all need to just exercise. Continuing our month … Read more

Habits to Adapt to Change

It’s summertime and the living is easy, right? Not always. The change of routine which comes with a change of season is easier for some, but can also create more difficulty for those with memory issues. Whether it’s a change of season, change of living environment or increased assistance needed, change can cause stress, depression … Read more