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Mikkelsen, Anne Cutter.

Summary: "Motivated by her husband Mike's PD, Anne Mikkelsen developed a cooking style that blends her training in traditional French cooking with emerging science on the importance of brain-healthy food. Mike, an award-winning potter and sculptor, has skillfully adapted his art to accommodate the advancing stages of PD. Together, they have overcome many of the obstacles of living with Parkinson's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DiaMedica Publishing 2011

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Kinsley, Michael E.

Summary: "Vanity Fair columnist Michael Kinsley escorts his fellow Boomers through the door marked "Exit." The largest age cohort in history--the notorious baby boomers--is approaching the end and starting to plan their final moves in the game of life. Now they are asking: What was that all about? Was it about acquiring things or changing the world? Was it about keeping all your marbles? Or is the only...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tim Duggan Books 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 814 KIN

Hultquist, A.

Summary: "Ever since Grandpa got Parkinson’s, Noah has noticed he hasn’t been the same. He doesn’t have as much energy as he used to, and sometimes when he’s excited or happy, he can’t smile. Noah worries that Parkinson’s is his fault, but Grandpa assures him it’s not—and it won’t stop him from having fun at the beach!" -- Publisher's website.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Albert Whitman and Company 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE HUL

Sarlin, Peggy.

Summary: "It's awful to watch someone you love slip further and further into forgetfulness and confusion, their minds wiped clean by dementia. If you or someone you care about ever suffers from ANY kind of memory loss, then you'll want to know about a discovery that won a Nobel Prize. Research shows this breakthrough supplement can get to the root cause of age-related dementia, Alzheimer's disease and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Online Publishing & Marketing 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.831 SAR

Rehm, Diane.

Summary: "In a deeply personal and moving book, the beloved NPR radio hostess speaks out about the long drawn-out death (from Parkinson's) of her husband of 54 years, and of her struggle to reconstruct her life without him"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 REHM, DIANE REH

Rehm, Diane

Summary: "In a deeply personal and moving book, the beloved NPR radio hostess speaks out about the long drawn-out death (from Parkinson's) of her husband of 54 years, and of her struggle to reconstruct her life without him"--

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 REHM, DIANE Reh

Palfreman, Jon

Summary: "A star science journalist with Parkinson's reveals the inner workings of this perplexing disease. Seven million people worldwide suffer from Parkinson's-- with sixty thousand new cases diagnosed each year in the U.S. alone-- and it remains an enigma, with doctors, researchers, and patients hunting for a cure. In Brain Storms, award-winning journalist Jon Palfreman tells their story, a story...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scientific American / Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.83 PAL

Summary: The health benefits of tai chi have made this ancient Chinese art a popular form of exercise, stress relief, and "moving meditation" in both the East and the West. This instructor-led video takes Parkinson's patients through a gentle tai chi workout with the specific purpose of combating the gradual loss of balance that accompanies Parkinson's disease. Beginning with a brief relaxation routine...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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Dorsey, Ray

Summary: "Neurological disorders are now the world's leading source of disability, and the fastest growing of these disorders is Parkinson disease. Between 1990 and 2015 the number of people with Parkinson's doubled to over 6 million and is projected to double again by 2040. The causes are shocking, and the remedies are woefully out of date and ineffective. It's time to take action. We need widespread...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PublicAffairs 2020

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Fox, Michael J.

Summary: "In September 1998, Michael J. Fox stunned the world by announcing he had been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease - a degenerative neurological condition. ... he tells the story of his life, his career, and his campaign to find a cure for Parkinson's."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hyperion 2002

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 FOX

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 FOX, MICHAEL FOX

Lieberman, A. N. (Abraham N.)

Summary: Provides both the doctor's and patient's views and gives you authoritative, practical answers to your questions about treatment options, quality of life, and sources of support. Written by an internationally recognized expert on Parkinson disease, this book is an invaluable resource for anyone coping with the physical and emotional turmoil of this devastating disease.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Jones and Bartlett Publishers 2011

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Summary: A human face is put on the day-to-day fight against Parkinson's through the story of Larry Smith, a retired police captain, now beloved small-town baker. After twenty years with Parkinson's, Larry attempts to ride 300 miles across his state of South Dakota with the support of his family and community to show the power of keeping your body active and mind positive, proving that the best cure is...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC RID

Gonsalves, Florence

Summary: "Seventeen-year-old Chamomile struggles to bring together her two universes of school, filled with the hype of senior year and future plans, and home, where her father is living with a terminal illness, until she meets a fellow student and hospital volunteer who helps her understand both worlds as one"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in New YA Materials, Call number: YA FIC GON

2 holds on 2 copies

Summary: Dr. Malcolm Sayer (Robin Williams) is a shy research physician who uses an experimental drug to "awaken" the catatonic victims of a rare disease. The awakening of the first patient proves a rebirth for the doctor, too, as the patient reveals life's simple but sweet pleasures to the introverted doctor. Encouraged by Leonard's stunning recovery, Sayer administers the drug to other patients.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Video 1997

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD AWA

Mistry, Rohinton

Summary: Rohinton Mistry's enthralling novel is at once a domestic drama and an intently observed portrait of present-day Bombay in all its vitality and corruption. At the age of seventy-nine, Nariman Vakeel, already suffering from Parkinson's disease, breaks an ankle and finds himself wholly dependent on his family. His step-children, Coomy and Jal, have a spacious apartment (in the inaptly named...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage International 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MIS

Summary: This instructor-led video provides Parkinson's patients with a complete yoga workout that relies on stretching and strengthening to make the activities of daily living-sitting, standing, bending, twisting, reaching-easier and safer. Through a mix of seated and standing poses and exercises, the program stresses moving with intention while staying rooted in the "now." Also, deep cleansing...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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Argue, John.

Summary: Over 100 photos illustrate exercises derived from yoga and t'ai chi techniques to help alleviate the symptoms that accompany Parkinson's disease.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New Harbinger 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.833 ARG

Franzen, Jonathan.

Summary: Enid Lambert begins to worry about her husband when he begins to withdraw and lose himself in negativity and depression as he faces Parkinson's disease.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FRA

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC FRA

Franzen, Jonathan.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.K. Hall 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC FRA

Tagliati, Michele.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wiley Pub. 2007

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 616.83 Tagliati

Cram, David L. (David Lee)

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Addicus Books 2009

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 616.8 Cram 2009

Eig, Jonathan

Summary: "The definitive biography of an American icon, from a New York Times best-selling author with unique access to Ali's inner circle. He was the wittiest, the prettiest, the strongest, the bravest, and, of course, the greatest (as he told us over and over again). Muhammad Ali was one of the twentieth century's greatest radicals and most compelling figures. At his funeral in 2016, eulogists said...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B ALI EIG

Mistry, Rohinton

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Faber 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MIS

Summary: Parkinson's disease currently afflicts one out of every 100 Americans over the age of 60. How do they cope with it? And what new medical insights are being derived from the study of it? This program from The Doctor Is In sheds light on both of those questions through interviews with Stanley Fahn, professor of neurology at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center and scientific director of the...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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