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May 26, 2023

Michael J. Fox: Hollywood to Parkinson’s – An Extraordinary Journey

Moving on to the movie of the week: the newly released movie: STILL by Michael J Fox. Witness his remarkable journey from an army base kid to Hollywood stardom, all while facing…
May 24, 2023

Meet Psychiatrist Dr Phill Stutz: Jonah Hill’s Therapist as a PwP

On 4 Parkinson's, this week will be all about movies featuring people with Parkinson's. Phil Stutz, a leading psychiatrist and Parkinson's disease patient, has candid conversations with Jonah Hill in this…
Notable Figures
May 19, 2023

Inspiring Athelets Parkinson’s Can’t Stop Brian Grant and Davis Phinney

Famous athletes Brian Grant and Davis Phinney, both diagnosed with Parkinson's disease, have founded Parkinson's foundations and inspired others to lead active lives despite their condition. After playing 12 successful…
May 16, 2023

‘My Burger Eats My Levodopa’: Relearning to Eat with Parkinson’s 

Nutrition plays a significant role in managing Parkinson's disease. While it cannot cure the condition, a healthy diet can support overall health and alleviate some symptoms. The absorption of PD…
May 12, 2023

The Unseen Side of Parkinson’s Disease: “This is not a ‘funny walk,’ and I’m not drunk.”

"Did you know that People with Parkinson's face prejudice that makes them hesitant to socialize or go out? It's a harsh reality that needs more attention." Imagine being in a…
May 5, 2023

Exercise & BareFoot
Kick Off Your Shoes!

The best communication between your feet and brain happens when you are barefoot, so take off your shoes to enjoy the full benefits of these exercises! We were born barefoot,…
This Is My Journey
April 27, 2023

#ThisIsMyJourney Chapter 4

What should society/your loved ones/your caregivers/your friends do to make life easier for a PWP (person with Parkinson's)?  A diagnosis of PD is usually highly disruptive.  So it will be…
This Is My Journey
April 18, 2023

#ThisIsMyJourney Chapter 3

What should society/your loved ones/your caregivers/your friends do to make life easier for a PWP (person with Parkinson’s)?  We should not be seen as patients but as regular, healthy people.…
This Is My Journey
April 12, 2023

#ThisIsMyJourney Chapter 2

What should society/your loved ones/your caregivers/your friends do to make life easier for a PWP (person with Parkinson's)?    Understand that people with PD sometimes have days when they need a…
This Is My Journey
April 11, 2023

#ThisIsMyJourney Chapter 1

Today is World Parkinson's Day. As of today, 4Parkinson's Community will be sharing insights from People with Parkinson's, caregivers, healthcare providers from all over the world. Everybody's journey with Parkinson's…
April 4, 2023

a Parkinson’s Documentary

"I didn't want the world to think I just faded away. I have Parkinson's." -Valerie Perrine. Actress Valerie Perrine opens up to the world about her journey with PD in a new documentary with Passion River…
Notable Figures
April 4, 2023

“Don’t count the days, make the days count.”

Ali made Parkinson’s his enemy, dedicating a decade of his life to fighting it. He seized the opportunity that came to him and turned it into a new cause for…
March 19, 2023

The Long Road to Hope: Ending Parkinson’s Disease

Lend an ear to twelve incredible individuals with Parkinson's and witness their journey. This documentary is based on the book "Ending Parkinson's Disease: A Prescription for Action". To watch the…

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