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The Lived Experience

The big surprise of volunteering

Shelley, a care partner to her mother who is living with dementia, and a member of ONDRI’s Patient & Community Advisory Committee, reflects on the act of volunteering, and what it has contributed to her life.

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Getting Back to the Future: My First Decade of Living with Parkinson’s Disease (part one)

Part 1 – Life on the Couch: Diagnosis to Despair I have always liked Michael J. Fox. On my first trip to the United States, after seeing him in “Back to the Future”, I was determined to find those same red striped, white leather Nike sneakers, as well as a pair Original 501 Levi’s that his character, Marty McFly, wore in the movie. I returned to South Africa successful on that shopping spree.

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