Presenter: Neal Howard
Guest: Vikki Claflin
Guest Bio: Claflin was diagnosed with Parkinson’s at age 50. After many dark days spent coming to terms with her diagnosis, her natural comic optimism and irreverence began to resurface and she started writing on her blog about the funny side of living with Parkinson’s. Her new book “Shake, Rattle & Roll With It: Living and Laughing with Parkinson’s.”, is a collection of Vikki’s essays about the ups and downs of life with a chronic illness.
Segment Overview: Vikki Claflin discusses how she lives day to day with Parkinson’s Disease. She also talks about why she wrote the book “Shake, Rattle & Roll With It: Living and Laughing with Parkinson’s.”
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Neal: Hello, you’re listening to Health Professional Radio. I’m your host Neal Howard. Our guest in studio today is Vikki Claflin. She is living with Parkinson’s Disease. She was diagnosed with Parkinson’s at about age 50 or so. Diseases mean one thing to one person and one thing to another person. Sometimes it’s different to the sufferer than what it means to the family members and associates. Vikki has been living with Parkinson’s for a while and she’s also a published author – the author of “Shake, Rattle and Roll with it: Living and Laughing with Parkinson’s.” How are you doing today Vikki?
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