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#1 johnnys

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Posted 23 February 2013 - 07:13 PM

I went to visit a vet that has late stage parkinson.he doesnt get out of bed much yet he seems to want to stay active.I might have stage three now my self but have nothing like what he is experienceing.He seems alert and pleasant but is frustrated about his inability to regain any mobility.Is there anything I can do to help him?

#2 Lucille

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Posted 23 February 2013 - 08:35 PM

I would continue to be his friend.....that's doing a lot...Sometimes folks shy away from illness..too scary and hits too close to home..

#3 johnnys

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Posted 19 January 2014 - 11:40 AM

thanks Lucille.Im always looking though for any breakthrough for him.



#4 TeresaJ

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Posted 11 July 2014 - 04:34 PM

Johnnys,
How is your friend?
Not yet dx. I'm exploring my options. Who wants to be tied down to one boring disease anyway? ;-)
In all seriousness, recently, a calm has come over me, and I am ok without a dx at this time. I figure I will just do all I can and let things take their course.
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#5 notinusa

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Posted 23 July 2014 - 12:35 AM

Can you manage a wheelchair? I used to take a PD client out for all sorts of fun 'n games that his sister & the nursing home staff would've disapproved of. But we had lots of good times up until about 2 months before he passed. 






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