Mark

“When I was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease five years ago, my practical side took over. I decided to find the resources I’d need to live as independently as possible – and help other people do the same.”

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Roy

Dr. Sanjay Iyer and caregiver Roy Weinberger talked about Parkinson’s caregiving and becoming a patient advocate in our October, 2021 Take Charge Live workshop.

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All New Take Charge! Online Resource Library

We are excited to announce that the Take Charge! Online Resource Library is now live on our site and ready for our patients and members to view. Take Charge! is Memory & Movement Charlotte’s (MMC) comprehensive, interactive education and support program made possible through a generous grant from the Philip L. Van Every Foundation. Our…

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Your Medicare check-up, no paper gown needed!

“Have you had your annual check-up yet?”  No, not with your doctor, but with your health insurance plan! October 15 – December 7, 2019 is the open enrollment period for making changes to your Medicare Plans. It’s a great time to see if your current plans still meet your needs, or if changes in your…

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A Confession

Anyone associated with Memory Center Charlotte (MCC), as a patient, caregiver or professional, knows we are obsessed with medications. Documenting the dosages and timing and then going the extra step to ensure that the patient is actually taking them is a major safety concern of all involved at MCC. I admit to being overbearing with…

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TAKE CHARGE… of your medications

How many people routinely pay $3 for a bottle of water at the grocery store for “healthier-than-tap” water, avoid the pesticides in nonorganic blueberries for fear of cancer, and carry antibacterial gel in their purse to steer clear of the germs on grocery cart handlebars? But for some reason, when it comes to placing a…

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