As part of our virtual P4P Week 2021, we shared stories of people in the P4P community, whose lives are touched by Parkinson’s. Click on the names below to read their stories.
Brian and Mykaela Trees
Brian Trees has been a dedicated Pacing for Parkinson’s team member, captain, and organizing committee member over the last 13+ years. Brian's daughter, Mykaela Trees, is the 2021 captain of Team Trees and also serves on the Pacing for Parkinson’s organizing committee.
Cathy Rees is a critical care nurse and yoga instructor at the Yoga Center of Columbia. She recently completed training for Yoga for People with Parkinson's Disease, where her mom, Jeri, is a regular student. Read Cathy’s story and be sure to check out her yoga video.
Andy Katz is a longtime Pacing for Parkinson’s team member, captain of Team ThunderKatz, and active participant in programs at the Johns Hopkins Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders Center. Learn about what Andy does to help Parkinson's research progress and why he thinks Parkinson's is like a salad bar.
Ed Piper + Mike Bruno
Ed Piper is a Pacing for Parkinson's team member and an athlete with Parkinson's who always likes to try new things. Mike Bruno is a caregiver for his wife, Bev, and they've been tackling Parkinson's for 24 years. He’s the Team Run4Bev team captain.
Kathy Hobart + Bill Merritt
Kathy Hobart has been a member of Pacing for Parkinson’s and has served on the organizing committee since 2014. Bill Merritt is a Johns Hopkins Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders Center support group member and has Lewey Body Dementia (LBD) with Parkinson’s.
Dennis and Joyce Coady
Dennis Coady is the owner of Forest Hill Health and Fitness, which is a sponsor of Rock Steady Boxing Forest Hill, where his wife Joyce coaches. Learn how Dennis became connected with Pacing for Parkinson's and his advice for the Parkinson's community.
Volume 4, Issue 1: Team Tenacious Phil, April 2021
Volume 3, Issue 2: Francisco and Shaness, October 2020
Volume 3, Issue 1: Sandy and Roy, July 2020
Volume 2, Issue 7: Cédric's Story, September 2018
Volume 2, Issue 6: Sydney's Story, August 2018
Volume 2, Issue 5: Aliya and Sara's Story, July 2018
Volume 2, Issue 4: Genevieve's Story, June 2018
Volume 2, Issue 3: Mike's Story, May 2018
Volume 2, Issue 2: Nicole's Story, April 2018
Volume 2, Issue 1: Ryan's Story, March 2018
Volume 1, Issue 4: The Hayes Family, August 2017
Volume 1, Issue 3: John Cernosek, July 2017
Volume 1, Issue 2: The Schaefer Family, May 2017
Volume 1, Issue 1: The Dreibelbis Family, April 2017