Ashton is the son of David Easter, with David’s wife Jane being Ashton’s stepmum. David and Jane were active members of the Branch for many years and regularly attended Singing4Fun. David provided major inspiration when he participated in the workshops to create the Branch’s World Parkinson Congress 2019 winning song, Side-by-Side. Jane’s Parkinson’s has deteriorated […]
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Pam, a former BBC Radio Producer (plays, Book-at-Bedtime, etc.) spoke to us at the October Branch Get-together then we mentioned in the October Newsletter the possibility of establishing a Branch Drama Group. Because of the potential benefits for the voice and vocal communication in general, as well as the pleasure such a group can bring […]
The study is looking for participants. It is entirely online and being run by King’s College London. It aims to better understand worry in order to develop effective psychological treatments to reduce worry and anxiety for people with Parkinson’s. Participants are required to complete short online training sessions at home over the course of three […]
In the October issue of the Edinburgh Branch Newsletter we described a research project on the above topic. The study has now gone live and is looking for participants among the Parkinson’s community. This is the Newsletter article: “Many of us find ourselves using Google for information when we have health questions. Do you see […]