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January 28, 2024 Posted by Beth Morris, IPF Adimistrative Assistant BlogParkinson's Disease

I Just Needed My Momma

Parkinson’s meet your cousin, Lewy Body Dementia. My mom had always been a bit of a free spirit. So, when she started getting lost driving to the grocery store, locking her keys in the car on a regular basis, or getting confused at work, I guess it did not raise

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November 27, 2020 Posted by Katie Lundbeck, IPF Founding Family BlogGiving Tuesday

Blessing Others Blesses You

When we give of our time, energy, and resources to bless someone else, something incredible happens. Recently, I have witnessed this in my own family. Our church has an incredible ministry on Wednesdays and Saturdays in downtown Indianapolis. Dedicated volunteers take food, clothing, and the gospel message to those who

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November 23, 2020 Posted by Eric Cunningham, Former IPF Board Member BlogGiving Tuesday

A Ripple in the Pond

But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ’s power may rest on me. 2 Cor 12:9 2020 has been a year of trials, but in our

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November 20, 2020 Posted by Addie Cunningham, Program Director Indiana Parkinson Foundation BlogGiving Tuesday

The Other Side of Giving

Have you ever had a time in your life that was so impactful that it is a defining moment that you will never forget? Well, that happened to me in 2012. A good friend of mine asked if I would go on a mission trip to Haiti with

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August 03, 2020 Posted by Kim Williams, Director of IPF BlogChoose To MoveParinson's ExerciseParkinson's Disease

How I Choose to Move

I like routines, so each morning starts the same. I get up feed the dogs, make my coffee, and have my coffee with Jesus time. After the caffeine has kicked in, I am ready to move. Some days I enjoy a quiet run by myself. Just

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July 01, 2020 Posted by Jessie Hillock, M.A. CCC-SLP, CDP BlogParkinson's Disease

Speech and Swallowing disorders in Parkinson Disease

Individuals and families coping with Parkinson Disease have several key members as part of their care team, but one member that isn’t always first to be thought of is a speech-language pathologist. Speech-language pathologists specialize in treatment of voice and swallowing disorders, and research indicates that 75-90% of individuals

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June 24, 2020 Posted by Addie Cunningham, Program Director Indiana Parkinson Foundation BlogRecipes

Banana Pound Cake


3 tsp. Plus 3 cups Sugar, divided 1 cup Butter, softened 6 Eggs 1 cup Mashed Ripe Bananas (about 2 medium) 1 ½ tsp. Vanilla Extract ½ tsp. Lemon Extract 3 cups All-Purpose Flour ¼ tsp. Baking Soda 1 cup (8 ounces) Sour Cream


1 ½ cups Confectioners’ Sugar ½ tsp. Vanilla Extract 3 to 4 tsp. Milk


Grease a 10-in. Fluted

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June 17, 2020 Posted by Don Waterman, Blog

A Good Man

Born on this day, December 12, 1931, in a house near some trees at 69 and Greenfield Avenue. Moved to a log cabin near the amphitheater entrance. He was the second boy and fifth of eleven children. As a child he got Scarlet Fever, which led to a kidney infection, that nearly took

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May 05, 2020 Posted by Chuck Tobar, Board Member - Indiana Parkinson Foundation BlogGiving TuesdayGratefulness


Gratitude is always a good play Gratitude is making a curtain-call these days as we begin to weaken the death grip that the corono-virus has on our world. The use of the term “world” is intentional as we are raising up out of the collective fog that has enveloped our

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Thank You Jesus - Indiana Parkinson Foundation
May 03, 2020 Posted by Kate Lineback, Former IPF Board Member and Founding Family BlogGratefulness

Thank You Jesus

Gratitude. It comes easily when things are going well. Thank you, Lord, for the promotion…the vacation…the obedient kids…good health…when everything on the list is neatly checked off. But, what about when life isn’t so neatly wrapped up with a bow on top? When there is no promotion, but a loss

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