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May 3, 2024

The Influence of Substance Use on Parkinson’s Progression

Parkinson's disease is a progressive neurological disorder that affects movement, causing symptoms like tremors, stiffness, and balance issues. Understanding the role of substance use on…
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Community Voices
May 2, 2024

A NeuroLifeOnline® Video, a Dinner, and a Date Night

My husband, Mike, and I watched the NeuroLifeOnline (NLO) Video, "How OFF Impacts Care Partners" with Dr. Melissa Armstrong, who suggested trying to establish "date…
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Community Voices
April 10, 2024

Speech Therapists are Key to Our Care & Support Network

Nearly a year ago, Michele Demarest, MS CCC-SLP, CBIS, the owner and Director of Morris Speech Therapy Associates in New Jersey, was invited to a…
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Community Voices
April 3, 2024

The Ripple Effect of Parkinson’s

Have you ever been in a room filled with people yet felt alone? At times, although people surround me, I feel detached and watch everyone,…
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Community Voices
March 28, 2024

Family—Not Parkinson’s—is at the Center of Their Lives

Adam DePorter was doing an undergraduate summer internship at York Hospital in Pennsylvania when his mom came in for neck pain. She was scheduled to…
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Community Voices
February 14, 2024

Embracing the Heart: A Care Partner Story

It was awful timing. Sandra Abrevaya had just given birth to their second daughter and they were about to come home from the hospital. Her…
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