The Shaky Times

You can view the current and past issues of The Shaky Times right here. Click on the month you are interested in and you will be taken to the newsletter.

June 2019 Newsletter

Stress, Your Nervous System & Your Symptoms

It’s Not Just the Parkinson’s Disease

Jackie Bardsley’s Memorial Service

May 2019 Newsletter

Poker Tournament

PNMD Men’s Support Group

Reclaiming Your Life

April 2019 Newsletter

Kindness Matters

Anticipatory Grief

Rock Steady Boxing in the Tri-Valley?

Parkinson’s Moving Day

March 2019 Newsletter

How You Exercise Makes the Difference

Is Parkinson’s A Bully?

PD Bootcamp

February 2019 Newsletter

Meditation and Parkinson’s Disease

Deny It – Embrace It – OR??

Alexander Technique Class

January 2019 Newsletter

What’s the Good News?

Rumination Revisited

PD Boot Camp Dublin

December 2018 Newsletter

Finding Your Balance

How to Get Through the Cold of Winter

Low Blood Pressure?  Is It Dangerous?

November 2018 Newsletter

Letter of Appreciation to Carol Fisher

Introducing Jody Barry

Mindfulness is Your Best Friend

The Doctor Becomes a Patient

October 2018 Newsletter

Allan and Margy Hansell, A Remembrance

The Elephant in the Room

Am I Weird or Is It Just Parkinson’s?

The Day Having Parkinson’s Was Cool

Parkinson’s, A Balancing Act

September 2018 Newsletter

Ideas and Strategies for Handling  Worsening Symptoms

I Am Lucky

Dealing With Depression

Still, a Poem

August 2018 Newsletter

Supporting Your Nervous System

“You Don’t Look Sick”

Ninety Years in a Nutshell

Call for Contributions

July 2018 Newsletter

What is Self-Compassion and Why is it Useful?

Parkinson’s Can Cause an Unusual Breathing Issue

The First Few Minutes

I Do, Too

June 2018 Newsletter

Living and Dying with Grace and Dignity

The Hierarchy of Pain and Parkinson’s

Lightening Struck Her Home

May 2018 Newsletter

Parkinson’s Treatments and Dental Care

3 Ways to Address Your Stress

How to Treat Fainting

April 2018 Newsletter

Electrical-pulse Brain Stimulation

Improves Parkinson’s Patients’ Mid-step Freezing

Having an Attitude of Gratitude

Vitamin B12 Supplement

March 2018 PNMD Newsletter

Carol Fisher:  Do You Feel Apathetic?

Caffeine As A Biomarker for Parkinson’s Disease

Shedding A Tear May Help Diagnose Parkinson’s Disease

February 2018 PNMD Newsletter

Carol Fisher on Depression and Anxiety – Exercise Eases Symptoms

Gut-Brain Axis and Neurodegenerative Disorders

February Meeting Speakers

2018 Annual Dues Reminder

January 2018 PNMD Newsletter

Carol Fisher on relationships between Parkinson’s patients and caregivers

Book and handout recommendations in the library

Member Profiles spotlights Cindy Gershen

How laser equipped shoes may help in walking

December 2017 PNMD Newsletter

Carol Fisher discusses falling and fall prevention

Abraham Raja reminds us the library is closed in December

Member Profiles spotlights Rhona Wanetick,

writer of the RonnieGrams

Norm Bardsley writes on Parkinson’s and Public Policy

An exciting update from “Dance Moves Me!”

Danish Research on Sleep and links to Parkinson’s

November 2017 PNMD Newsletter

Carol Fisher writes on meditation and why it’s helpful with Parkinson’s

Abraham Raja shares a new book and the Handout of the Month

Member Profiles spotlights Lance Gershen, co-president of PNMD

Rock Steady Boxing is featured in Neurology Now

We share information from the Rare Disease Report on the new time released Amantadine

October 2017 PNMD Newsletter

Carol Fisher on the Importance of Community when dealing with Parkinson’s

Abraham Raja welcomes new library volunteers and announces the Handout of the Month program

Janice Ransley reviews Victoria O’Kane’s book, “A Journey to Joy”

Member Profiles features Rynette Raja, caregiver and PNMD Volunteer

Learn How to Shop Amazon Smile and Support PNMD

Volunteers still needed to help with PNMD events

September 2017 PNMD Newsletter

The Neurology and University of Rochester Medical Center reports on how telemedicine can be as effective as in person visits in Parkinson’s Disease

Amy Van Voorhis reviews Atul Gawande’s book, “Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End” writes on how visions changes may be an early indication of Parkinson’s

August 2017 PNMD Newsletter

Carol Fisher writes about Anxiety and Parkinson’s Disease

Wendy Henderson weighs in with another article on anxiety and it’s causes in Parkinson’s

Alan Isaacson reviews John Wolf’s book, “Honey, I Sold the Red Cadillac: Learning to Cope with Lewy Body Dementia”

This month we introduce Member Profiles, stories about PNMD members. Our first story is about Howard Zalkin, co-president of PNMD.

July 2017 PNMD Newsletter

Carol Fisher explores dehydration and what to watch for

Lance Gershen wraps up the Poker Tournament Fundraiser with results and pictures

Carolina Henriques reports on a survey about PD diagnosis and how it affects quality of life

Jeanne Warren reviews John Pepper’s book, “Reverse Parkinson’s Disease”