National Parkinson’s Foundation began a nationwide call for Parkinson’s Superstar nomination in February 2012, in a move to honor individuals who make a difference in the Parkinson’s community, to be announced during April, Parkinson’s Awareness month.
The founder of “Parkinson’s in Balance”, Allison Smith-Conway, was picked as 2012 Superstar! Allison traveled to New York City to participate in the Annual Unity Walk in Central Park and run elbows with other Parkies. Thank you everyone for your support!
If you’re diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease in your 20’s or 30’s, it could mean being confined to a wheelchair early on in life. Now, one Orange County woman, Allison Smith-Conway shows us how a treatment of last resort, ended up being her best option.
The OC Register interviewed the author of “I am not Contagious”, Allison Smith-Conway prior to her book signing at Barnes and Noble in Irvine, CA. It was a chance for her to meet others facing a challenge such as Parkinson’s disease.
My Turn-Hiding Parkinson’s disease became her worst symptom.
Focus on what you can do: Parkinson’s patient offers class for other early onset patients that is centered exercise which provides a sage environment attendees say.