Working so no one is isolated because of Parkinson's. Welcome to the PRO website. As our site matures, we are enjoying accolades and appreciation for it's content and easy to access resources. Thank you to all who have given us their feedback. The WELLNESS VILLAGE continues to grow as more and more professionals dedicated to the Parkinson's community offer their services. Read, enjoy, SHARE our site with others... you are not alone. PRO is here for you... Let us know how we may better serve.
A wonderful year of challenge, change and growth was celebrated by all the wonderful birthday sentiments and donations last month honoring a very special day in my life. Thank you for caring and sharing and helping me make the work PRO does possible. It is with renewed energy and commitment that I challenge everyone even … [Read More…]
DRUG DEVELOPMENT AND THE ROAD TO THE US FDA
Ram Bhatt, CSO ICBI, Inc.
ICBI SMART Molecules (SMs) technology is poised to translate our most promising scientific breakthroughs into meaningful disease-altering treatments capable of tackling the most complex and vexing medical challenges related to the diseases of the … [Read More…]
Dr. Howard Cohen DO, HMD, CMD Medical Director, Family Hospice Care
Many of us are aware of the (controversial) new law that allows physician assisted death in California, the End of Life Option Act (EoLOA), which became legal on June 9, 2016. The new law has garnered much discussion in the news … [Read More…]
Compassionate Care Through The Hearts And Hands Of Nurses Nurses For Safe Access (NFSA) are Integrative Cannabinoid Nurse Advocates! Across America people every day are becoming more and more disenfranchised from Western medicine; the side effects of debilitating pharmaceuticals; and the soaring cost of prescription … [Read More…]
Brown Rings around the Iris – One symptom that only happens with Wilson disease is having brown rings around the iris (colored part) of the eyes (called Kayser-Fleischer rings). They are seen only on the eye exam. Copper buildup causes the rings. The rings don’t cause vision problems.
Neurological symptoms: Copper … [Read More…]
President and Founder of Parkinson’s Resource Organization Jo Rosen is celebrating her birthday! Please leave your birthday wishes in the space below and your name will be placed on a Special Tribute page. You can also make a donation in Jo’s honor to Parkinson’s Resource Organization and give a gift that keeps giving … [Read More…]
Lieutenant Colonel George H. “Skip” Shutt Jr., USMC, died peacefully in his home in Huntington Beach, CA on Friday, September 2, 2016. He was 89 years old.
Skip was born October 25, 1926, in New Bedford, MA, but spent his childhood and early teen years in Granby, Quebec, Canada. He worked in his father’s fabric mills, … [Read More…]
AUCTION IN PROGRESS
ENJOY A WEEK IN NEWPORT and SUPPORT Parkinson’s Resource Organization.
One week October 15 through October 22, 2016 (No substitutions available) at the luxury NEWPORT COAST VACATION VILLAS in Newport Beach, CA, has been made available to us to sell to the highest bidder. This vacation week … [Read More…]
A SIMPLE ACT OF KINDNESS can be the purest gesture of philanthropy. Enjoy the story as told by a couple dealing with Parkinson’s, recipients of a car no longer needed. Rather than using the car for trade in value, the owners gave it to another family that would use and enjoy it for many years to come. … [Read More…]
BITS AND PIECES
ZINC – Without it, you couldn’t taste and smell. Your immune system needs it, and it helps cuts, scrapes, and sores heal. It may help you keep your sight as you get older. While you can get zinc from plant sources like sesame and pumpkin seeds, chickpeas, lentils, and cashews, it’s easier for your body to … [Read More…]