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Wisconsin Parkinson Association

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Wisconsin Parkinson Association provides hope, community, support, and resources for people with Parkinson's and their loved ones. wiparkinson.org

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Katie Teijido, M.S., CCC-SLP, is a speech language pathologist who works with the Parkinson's population. As Parkinson's progress, issues with speech and swallowing can cause problems. Katie shares why these changes happen, how... more

When living at home anymore isn't possible, the options for long-term care can be overwhelming. Pam Foti and Jenny Wagner own Vesta Senior Network, and as elder care consultants, they work to support and guide families through the... more

We're taking the podcast on the road to FastBack Physical Therapy in New Berlin! We sit down with Patrick Barron, physical therapist and owner of Fastback. about Rock Steady Boxing. Patrick is a certified coach, and offers... more

WPA is excited to bring "Renew! Retreat" to Wisconsin! In partnership with the Parkinson & Movement Disorder Alliance, WPA will hold this event on March 27. The program has two different tracks - one for people with Parkinson's, and... more

All support groups are different, but they all can be a great place to talk with your peers about what's going on. We talked with Carol Mueller, who facilitates a support group in the Green Bay area. Learn more about what happens at a... more

WPA recently launched Movement & Music: Parkinson's Execise classes around the area. We hired Mary Spidell-Wood to lead several of these classes and help expand the program. New class locations include: Burlington, Cudahy,... more

Falls are common among people after 60+, and even more common among people with Parkinson's. Kiersten Kirking, DPT, from Aurora St. Luke's Medical Center, joins us to talk about why this risk is more common, how you can keep... more

WPA provides hope, community, support, and resouces for people with Parkinson's and their loved ones... and these are the people who carry out that mission every day! Gary, Jeremy, Carolyn, Laurie and Raven join the podcast... more

Colleen Foley, president and owner of Always Best Care, joins us to share some signs that your loved one may need more care or help at home. She also discusses what a home care assessment looks like and why it may be beneficial... more

Jo Ann Hagner and Ginger Wooster both love to travel, and have done so extensively with their husbands with Parkinson's. They have learned a lot of tips and ideas along the way that they want to pass along. A few highlights:... more

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