Category Archive: Stories

Aug 26

Lost Cause Motorcycle Group Raises Over $40,000 for the Iowa Chapter

The Lost Cause Motorcycle Group, led by Chad and Kristen Pierson of Hubbard, Iowa, raised over $40,000 for the Iowa Chapter of the American Parkinson Disease Association. On Saturday, August 24, 2013 the group held their annual Shake, Rattle and Roll fundraiser, a motorcycle ride from Roland, IA to Kamrar, IA to Story City, IA. Motorcycle …

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Feb 16

In the News: Delay the Disease Making an Impact in Muscatine, Iowa

John Schaub, far left, of Muscatine, Wayne Carriell of Atalissa, Ralph Daniello, of Letts, and Jerry Geoghegan use light weights as they exercise with Anthony Krumbholz during a class especially for people with Parkinson’s diseaseWednesday morning at the Muscatine Community Y.

MUSCATINE, Iowa — Leading classes to help people with Parkinson’s disease to do better with their flexibility and balance is   something Anthony Krumbholz does in part to honor his father. Krumbholz, a 34-year-old Muscatine firefighter, leads Delay the Disease classes at the Muscatine Community Y twice each week. His father, John, who lives with …

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Dec 31

Live It! Winter 2013

Read the Winter 2012/2013 edition of Live It! A Ride Across America -Rich Mills

May 14

Live It! Spring 2012

Live It! Spring 2012 “Living Well with Parkinson’s” – LaDona Molander See the Spring 2012 online edition of Live It.

May 14

Live It! Winter 2012

Live It! Spring 2012 Gayle and Ervin Fopma “Counting Blessings” See the Winter 2012 online edition of Live It.

May 14

Live It! Fall 2011

Live It! Fall 2011 Fall, Garden, 2011 See the Fall 2011 online edition of Live It.

Sep 09

Jerry’s Story

In the summer of 2003, I knew something was wrong while sea kayaking in Lake Superior.  My balance was off and my arms lost coordination to paddle well. Two months later at the age of 56, I received a diagnosis of Parkinson’s.  My physical abilities were declining so rapidly I thought ability to live an …

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