Laughter is the key

Bob Taylor, who works at Parkinsons UK and has been diagnosed for many years came all the way from South East London to talk to us about how laughter lets him take a really positive attitude towards life. The nub of his message was that even the act of false laughter...
Keep Dancing!

Keep Dancing!

Strictly Come Dancing may be over for this year but the Hatfield ballroom based dance sessions will be back in the New Year. And here’s a picture of our Christmas Special participants.  We not have lifted the glitter ball but the music and exercise has certainly...
Quizzical Times

Quizzical Times

West Herts Parkinson’s Quiz Night began with a packed room at Herts Bowling Club in Watford. The evening was divided into two halves by a buffet supper to sustain the competitors.  The questions were challenging and the final positions had the two leading teams within one mark of each other.  But the Unlikely Lot pipped the Dark Nights to the post.

Caring for carers

Caring for carers

In many cases, the person sitting next to the person with Parkinson’s is the carer, a relative, spouse or friend who has given up much of their independent life to do so.  Our September speaker was Roma Mills, the Carers Involvement Manager for Carers in...
So you think you know it all?

So you think you know it all?

Don’t forget we have an ever popular quiz for your calendar on Saturday September 30th Venue: HERTS BOWLS CLUB BELLMOUNT WOOD AVENUE, WATFORD, WD17 3BT  Timing:  6 for 6.30 start Names and money to Ruth Venn by September 20th Not only do you get a chance to test your...