Poetry

Parkinson’s Poetry Spotlight: Alan Ascher

Parkinson’s Poetry Spotlight: Alan Ascher

Los Angeles native Alan Ascher began writing poems shortly after being diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease. His story exemplifies the power of art, connection, and inspiration working together to empower those living with Parkinson’s. Plus, it demonstrates how living...

Calling all poets!

Calling all poets!

PCLA is looking for submissions for our forthcoming Living Artistically: The Poetry of Parkinson’s book, to be published this April in honor of Parkinson’s Awareness Month and National Poetry Month. We welcome submissions from anyone in the Parkinson’s community -...

Movement For Life by Carol Higgins

Movement For Life by Carol Higgins

Why just walk if I can run? Why just run if I can jump? Why just jump if I can leap? Why just leap if I can dance? Why “just do” anything? Why not just do everything with as much interest, attention and engagement as I possibly can? This is not “just moving,” this is...

OTHER PARKINSON’S NEWS

What’s PCLA Planning in 2024?

Happy 2024! As we look to the year ahead, we’re excited to offer more expansive opportunities to connect with the Parkinson’s community in Los Angeles and beyond. This year will see more opportunities for in-person events, the annual LA Big 5K fundraiser (which can be...

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