Talking about Parkinson’s
Porridge for Parkinson’s welcomes Harry Forestell as our special guest speaker this November.
Dr. Philip Hébert is a Professor Emeritus at the University of Toronto. He had an active practice in Family Medicine until his retirement from clinical medicine in 2010.
John and Marylou saw this year’s brunch-at-home format as a great alternative to the live event. Marylou placed an order for delivery on November 21st, which coincidentally was their wedding anniversary.
Hugh Johnston is the Chair of the Patient Advisory Board at UHN. He is also an avid sailor and Parkinson’s patient.
Harry McMurtry, Porridge for Parkinson’s 2015 guest speaker, completed a fundraising walk from his home in New York City to his hometown of Toronto.
Ben Stecher is a writer, speaker, advocate and consultant on neurodegenerative diseases; he was diagnosed with Parkinson’s at age 29.
Diagnosed with Parkinson’s in 2014, Evan Siddall co-founded the Growling Beaver Brevet, a cycling charity event that helps people with Parkinson’s to “live well today.” It debuted in 2015 with great success.
Jeanne Beker writes about her mom, Bronia Beker, who was diagnosed with Parkinson’s about a decade ago.
Harry McMurtry: “A better strategy than comparing ourselves to others or to our earlier selves is to look for meaning in our current circumstances.”