Tag Archives: Women

Being a woman with Parkinson’s disease – does it make a difference? A call for research and advocacy.

Absolutely. – We have different bodies, different hearts, different experiences and have different care needs. We know that Parkinson’s disease is very individual from person-to-person, but both sex (biology) and gender (social/cultural constructs) may contribute to these differences. There is a need to understand the particular impact of this disease on women, in general – we need to better understand and address… Read more »

My favourite things: 5 (inspiring!) Parkinson Bloggers Gals

This week is BLOG WEEK… well for me anyways. I want to share with you MY favourite Parkinson-related blogs… and I’m going to start with some lovely ladies… Parkinson’s Humor by Bev Ribaudo – http://parkinsonshumor.blogspot.ca. Bev was diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease at age 47.  Her hilarious and insightful stories are now published “Parkinson’s Humor – Funny stories about my life with Parkinson’s Disease”… Read more »