2018 Newsletters

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January 15, 2018
Why Parkinson’s Disease is so Hard to Diagnose and Treat
Introduction:
Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a degenerative disorder (neurons are impaired or die) of the central nervous system that belongs to a group of conditions called movement disorders.  It is both chronic and progressive where symptoms grow worse over time. As nerve cells (neurons) in parts of the brain become impaired or die, people may experience problems with:   Read more
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February 15, 2018
 Eliminating the Stereotypes of the Elderly
 Whether we know it or not or even want to admit it, we all have stereotypes of all types such as gender, race, age, appearances, intelligence etc.  Unfortunately, most stereotypes are negative and they are in both our conscious and unconscious mind.  Our conscious mind is termed “reflective” and our unconscious is termed “automatic” for the very reason that our stereotypes is automatic and we are not aware that it is happening; sometimes it’s that “gut feeling” that you have.  Read more
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