Improve your abilities to cope with Parkinson's disease - and aim to thrive in spite of the disease

Every day with Parkinson's disease is a challenge.

  • Physical challenges
  • Emotional challenges
  • Behavioral challenges
  • Cognitive challenges
  • Relationship challenges

During the 17 years since i was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease, i have learned a lot about how to cope with challenges

if you are having difficulty coping with Parkinson's disease, contact me by phone or e-mail to discuss how you might cope better.

Here are a few thoughts that help me cope with Parkinson's disease and progress toward thriving in spite of it.

Services provided

Exercise training: classes, individual training

Counseling patients and families on how to cope with the many challenges of Parkinson's disease, and how to progress toward thriving in spite of these challenges

Public speaking: to patients, health care professionals, and students

Links to photos and videos

Boxing speed bag


Alpine skiing

Hiking to summit of South Sister, Oregon (altitude 10,358 feet)

For more videos, go to my YouTube channel

Exercise is something we have to do for ourselves. No one else can exercise for us and no pills can do for us what exercise does for us. There is no such thing as an exercise pill.