Tim Hague – Former Amazing Race Canada Winner Shares His Story!

Name: Tim Hague                         Age when diagnosed: 46 Years with PD: 7 Brief summary of yourself and journey so far: I had been a nurse for 18 years at the time of diagnosis and had always been very fit and active. The diagnosis of Parkinson’s was a massive shock. My father had PD for a number… Read More Tim Hague – Former Amazing Race Canada Winner Shares His Story!

Melissa Groff Creates ParkinCharm With Inspiration From Late Grandfather

Editor’s note: Melissa Groff is the founder of ParkinCharm.ca, an online shop that sells bracelets to raise money for Parkinson’s Disease. At sixty-seven years of age, my grandfather was diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease. “Life isn’t over, it’s just different” is what my uncle told him. This disease not only affected my grandfather, but our whole… Read More Melissa Groff Creates ParkinCharm With Inspiration From Late Grandfather

Alexa Simpson Creates Team Fox Nashville With Inspiration from Father

Name: Alexa Simpson Association with Parkinson’s: Father has Parkinson’s. Brief summary of yourself and your reaction to when your friend/family member was diagnosed (including how long ago and the journey since): When our family found out Dad was diagnosed with Parkinson’s it hit us all in a big way. The results came back in 2012… Read More Alexa Simpson Creates Team Fox Nashville With Inspiration from Father

Jackie Fanneron Started Her Own RSB Gym Inspired by her Mother!

My name is Jackie Fanneron and my mother has Parkinson’s and my grandmother (maternal side) had Parkinson’s as well. I am the owner and head coach of Rock Steady Boxing Long Island, a non-contact boxing program designed specifically for people with Parkinson’s disease to fight back. My mother was diagnosed with Parkinson’s 4 years ago.… Read More Jackie Fanneron Started Her Own RSB Gym Inspired by her Mother!

Darren Davis Describes How PD Has Positively Benefitted Him!

Name: Darren Davis Association with Parkinsons: I am Living with Parkinson Disease   Brief summary of yourself and your reaction to when your friend/family member was diagnosed: Darren Davis. Born in July 1972. I am a Nicaraguan Carribean-born American citizen and now a resident of Germany. I am a Blatino entrepreneur, an artist, an author, and a disabled… Read More Darren Davis Describes How PD Has Positively Benefitted Him!