In this last episode of ‘When Life Gives You Parkinson’s’ before summer, Larry and Rebecca Gifford acknowledge the amazing care givers — partners in Parkinson’s — who make life better.
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Larry has spent more than 30 years in radio as a news and sports anchor / reporter, program director and consultant.
Gifford hosts the podcast “When Life Gives You Parkinson’s” which details his journey with the disease as a guy in his mid-40’s with a family and a career. He was diagnosed with Young Onset Parkinson’s Disease in August 2017. The show was named “Best Podcast” by RTDNA West Region in 2020 and among the “Best of 2018” by Apple Podcasts.
Gifford serves on boards for the CKNW Kids’ Fund, Pacific Parkinson’s Research Institute, and the Michael J Fox Foundation Patient Council. He is also has been named an Ambassador for the 2022 World Parkinson Congress in Barcelona, Spain.
On this episode of ‘When Life Gives You Parkinson’s,’ I interviewed the founder of ESPN, Bill Rasmussen, who publicly announced his Parkinson’s in 2019.
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In this episode of ‘When Life Gives You Parkinson’s,’ Larry Gifford and his wife and partner in Parkinson’s, Rebecca Gifford, share how COVID-19 is affecting their family.
In a special Parkinson Awareness Month episode of ‘When Life Gives You Parkinson’s,’ Larry Gifford talks to ‘American Ninja Warrior’ participant Jimmy Choi.
In this special Parkinson Awareness Month episode of ‘When Life Gives You Parkinson’s,’ the leaders of three Parkinson’s organizations discuss the never-ending hunt for a cure.
In this episode, we speak with Parkinson’s advocate Heather Kennedy, who tackles some tough topics such as being a woman with PD, dating with bladder urgency, and depression.
We speak with Dave Clark, a presenter with SKY TV Sports in England. Nearly a decade after his Parkinson’s diagnosis, he’s still broadcasting and raising money for the cause.
On this episode, we talk to the authors of ‘Ending Parkinson’s Disease: A prescription for action.’
In this episode, we hear from people working to get trials going for a treatment for Parkinson’s that many believe is the antidote: GDNF, or glial cell line-derived neurotrophic factor.
Exploring stem cell therapy for people living with Parkinson’s disease — from prayers and real promise to being preyed upon.
In the episode, we hear from many qualified professionals about the different reasons why Parkinson’s onsets.
In this episode of When Life Gives You Parkinson’s, meet the driving force behind a new documentary, and what inspired it.
A new Parkinson’s UK study shows 25 per cent of people with Parkinson’s are misdiagnosed. What does it mean for patients?
Muhammad Ali was a boxer, a philanthropist, a Civil Rights leader, a dedicated Muslim and an advocate for Parkinson’s.