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Celebrities living their life with with Parkinson's Disease

Alan Alda may be the new face of Parkinson's. He was diagnosed in 2015 and made it public last year. The former MASH star is as active as ever. He writes, acts and has a podcast. Alda is proof that Parkinson's doesn't end your life.
April is Parkinson’s Disease Awareness Month. It’s thirty days to spread the word about the disease that affects more than ten million people worldwide. That’s 10,000,000 people! Parkinson’s doesn’t play favorites. The age range goes from early-onset cases in their twenties to senior citizens in their eighties-nineties. A Parkinson’s patient could be one of your... Read more »

Parkinson's Awareness Month:30 Days-30 Stories/Day Twenty-Two: Dave Parker Battles Parkinson's

 If you were a baseball fan in the 1970’s & 80’s, you remember Dave Parker. Parker was 6’5″, 230 pounds. A truly imposing figure on the field. He was a true 5-tool player. He could hit, hit for power, run, field and throw. Dave Parker was a 7-time All Star, won 3 Gold Gloves, was... Read more »

A Look at 2013

This is my last Blog for 2013…please hold your applause. It started as a way to talk about the effects of Parkinson’s Disease and while that’s still the main focus, like every ChicagoNow Blogger, I can write about whatever I like, at any time. Freedom of the Press, baby!! Power to the people! So for... Read more »
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    My so called friends think it's time to edit this section. After four years, they may be right, but don't tell them that. I'll deny it until they die! I can't believe I've been writing this blog for four years. It started as a health/wellness thing and over the years has morphed to include so many things that I don't know how to describe it anymore. I really thought this was going to be the final year of the blog but then Donald Trump came along. It looks like we're good for four more years..God help us all! Oh yeah...the biographical stuff. I'm not 60 anymore. The rest you can read about in the blog.

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