A Parkinson’s diagnosis can bring many different emotions — denial, anger, sadness, frustration. It’s important to know that no matter what emotions you feel, you’re not alone. Listen as experts — people with Parkinson’s and their loved ones — discuss how they’ve navigated emotions in the early years with Parkinson’s. This podcast episode offers personal reflections on steps people can take toward acceptance and real-world advice for those recently diagnosed and beyond.
Host and person with Parkinson’s Larry Gifford leads a discussion with expert panelists:
Barry Grey, nonfiction writer, TV producer and book editor; diagnosed with Parkinson’s in 2021 at age 65
John Lipp, Parkinson’s advocate, writer and nonprofit executive; diagnosed with Parkinson’s in 2015 at age 49
Tim Hague Sr., registered nurse, founder of U-Turn Parkinson’s, co-founder of PD Avengers; diagnosed with Parkinson’s in 2011 at age 46
Sheryl Hague: Tim Hague Sr.’s wife and care partner