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Getting more wise about PD with Allan Cole

Getting more wise about PD with Allan Cole

Update: 2021-04-21
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April is Parkinson’s Awareness Month! This episode of When Life Gives You Parkinson’s Larry interviews Allan Cole from the PD Wise blog and the author of a new book Counseling Persons with Parkinson’s Disease. Allan, 53, received his diagnosis nearly five years ago. In addition to his advocacy work, he is a father of two teenaged girls, he is coming up on his 30th wedding anniversary and he is a professor and academic dean in Steve Hicks School of Social Work at the University of Texas at Austin.


Halfway through this episode, the host becomes the guest as Allan interviews Larry. The discussions wind their way through work life with PD, family, advocacy, leadership and what gives them hope.


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Thank you to the following people featured in this episode:


Allan Hugh Cole Blog: PD Wise, Book: Counseling Persons with Parkinson’s Disease Follow Allan on Twitter: @PDWise


Allan mentioned an episode of When Life Gives You Parkinson’s when I spoke with colleagues. Here’s a link to “Parkinson’s doesn’t have to be a career killer.


Diagnosed with Parkinson’s? You are not alone. Contact presenting partner Parkinson Canada http://www.parkinson.ca/, call the toll free hotline 1-800-565-3000 or on Twitter you can message @ParkinsonCanada.


Here is a link to Parkinson Canada’s “Together: No Matter What” campaign


Thanks also to our content and promotional partners


The Michael J. Fox Foundation Parkinson’s Podcast hosted by Larry Gifford


Spotlight YOPD – The only Parkinson’s organization dedicated to raising awareness for Young Onset Parkinson’s disease and funds for the Cure Parkinson’s Trust. 


PD Avengers - United to end Parkinson’s. Join us.


World Parkinson Congress 2022 –Make plans to join us for #WPC2022 in Barcelona, Spain.

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