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On Time Live Event

Watch the recording of our live event for On Time: A Parkinson's Podcast! On April 26, 2022, On Time co-hosts Brian Grant and Heather Kennedy were joined by guests Amber Hesford and Kevin Kwok to answer your questions. The show was moderated by Amy Lavallee, who is living with young onset Parkinson's. Watch the recording to hear the discussion and get advice about living with Parkinson's.

April 27th, 2022|Tags: , , |Comments Off on On Time Live Event

On Time: A Parkinson’s Podcast

On Time is about living with Parkinson’s. Co-hosts Brian Grant and Heather Kennedy share their candid stories of daily living with young onset Parkinson’s, discussing topics like socializing, dating, parenting, and the benefits and challenges of adopting a healthy lifestyle. You can listen and subscribe to On Time wherever you get your podcasts: Apple Podcasts Google Podcasts Spotify RSVP for the livestream event on April 26, 2022 to meet the hosts and ask your questions. Email your questions to info@briangrant.org.

April 5th, 2022|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on On Time: A Parkinson’s Podcast

Keeping Our Relationship Going Strong

Being a care partner for someone living with Parkinson’s disease can be just as rewarding as it is challenging. We asked Melinda Sych, Brian Grant Foundation board member, how she and her husband, Troy, keep their relationship going strong. When a partner or spouse is diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease (PD), stepping into the role of care partner can be a big change and may eventually take a mental, physical or emotional toll. On the flip side, it can also strengthen the relationship and prompt a newfound appreciation for the fragility of life. “You can let Parkinson’s disease change your life [...]

February 13th, 2022|Comments Off on Keeping Our Relationship Going Strong

10 Thoughtful Holiday Gifts for Caregivers

The holidays are a perfect time to show caregivers how much you appreciate their help and support all year round. We’ve gathered together a list of gift ideas for these special people who support our community in achieving their goals of living fully with Parkinson’s disease. This holiday season looks different than the others. We are usually busy with holiday parties and visiting family and friends. But due to Covid-19, gatherings and travel could be limiting. We can still acknowledge our loved ones and caregivers with gifts given safely and from afar. Be sure to practice safe Covid-19 guidelines when [...]

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Relationship Tips for People with Parkinson’s and Their Partners

For most couples, a Parkinson’s diagnosis will send the relationship down a new path, with each person experiencing their own set of challenges. The person with Parkinson’s may struggle in the relationship as symptoms worsen and they lose the ability to do certain things. Their partner may struggle as they move further into the role of caregiver. As important as it is to continue a normal life together, couples should prepare for the inevitable changes that are part of the overall picture of Parkinson’s. Whether you are a person with the disease or their partner, learn how to meet those [...]

November 12th, 2021|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Relationship Tips for People with Parkinson’s and Their Partners

Resources for veterans with Parkinson’s

We offer our gratitude to the brave individuals who served in the U.S. military and are now facing a different kind of path – Parkinson’s disease. In the U.S., an estimated 60,000 individuals are diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease (PD) each year. Of the nearly 1 million Americans believed to be living with the disease, an estimated 110,000 of them are veterans. We have an obligation as a nation to honor and take care of the brave individuals who served in the U.S. military. This is why America has the most comprehensive system of assistance for veterans with Parkinson’s than any [...]

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