Who said what: QoTW 18.06.15

Perspectives

Author: AdminPublished: 18 June 2015

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QUOTES-ORANGE

A weekly roundup of our favourite Parkinson’s quotes

 

“With Parkinson’s you have two choices: You can let it control you, or you can control it. And I’ve chosen to control it”

– US Senator Johnny Isakson insists his Parkinson’s diagnosis will not affect his 2016 bid for re-election

 

“People all around the world marvel at the joy they gain from dance and how much they learn in the classes”

– Olie Westheimer, executive director of Brooklyn Parkinson Group, reflects on the international success of Dance for PD

 

“We aren’t victims, we’re strong, amazing people who happen to have a crummy disease, and we want a cure. Young onset Parkinson’s is real and it’s common. It’s not just a disease of older people”

– Kate Matheson, a digital entreupreneur and leading businesswoman – diagnosed with Young Onset Parkinson’s at the age of 35 – has been appointed National Ambassador for Australian charity, Shake It Up

 

“It is very sci-fi. What I like about it is that I can wear it at home. You have the little screen, and you can follow the moves”

– Joy Esterberg, a Parkinon’s patient who tested new Google Glass software as part of her PD dance class

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