Parkinson’s disease often isolates individuals, but every one connected to PD has a story to tell. The important stories come from not only people with the disease, but also spouses, children, grandchildren, parents, neighbors, friends, employers, care providers and communities. This disease affects each of us in a unique way, and together we are making our voices heard.
Meet Jackie Hunt Christensen: wife, mother, activist, author and artist. Young-onset Parkinson’s patient.
Meet Matthew Hanzlik: son, young professional, engaged citizen. Adult child of Parkinson’s patient.
Meet Liz Ogren: teacher, wife, mother, biker and volunteer. Active Parkinson’s patient.
Meet Terry & Jacque Capistrant: parents, life-long Minnesotans. Parkinson’s patient & caregiver.
Meet Betty Strom (1930 – 2011): mother, piano player, courageous soul. Story told by her daughter, Monika Strom.
We want to hear your story. Tell us how Parkinson’s disease has affected your life or the life of a loved one.