Dec 28 2021
Episode #2 Season 2 Karl and Angela Robb - Lessons from living successfully with Parkinson's disease for over 30 years
Karl and Angela Robb - lessons from living with Parkinson's for over 30 years. Join me as I chat with Karl and Angela Robb as they share their experience of living successfully with Parkinson's disease for over 30 years. They are truly inspirational! Karl Robb has had Young Onset Parkinson’s disease (PD) for over thirty years. With symptoms since he was seventeen years old, Karl was diagnosed at the age of twenty-three. Now fifty-four, he is a Parkinson’s disease advocate, entrepreneur, inventor, Reiki Master, and author of two books (A Soft Voice in a Noisy World: A Guide to Dealing and Healing with Parkinson’s Disease and Dealing and Healing with Parkinson’s Disease and Other Health Conditions: A Workbook for Body, Mind, and Spirit) with his wife and care partner, Angela Robb. He has blogged for twelve years on his website, ASoftVoice.com. He is a Community Team Member to ParkinsonsDisease.net. Karl is a board member of both the Parkinson Voice Project and Parkinson Social Network.Angela Robb is Karl’s wife of 24 years, co-editor at ASoftVoice.com, Community Team Member at ParkinsonsDisease.net, and a Reiki Master. Angela has advocated for caregiver issues by sharing her experiences at various regional and national Parkinson’s conferences, writing for the Every Victory Counts manual from the Davis Phinney Foundation, and presenting at the World Parkinson Congress. In 2015, Angela was honored at The White House as a Champion of Change in Parkinson’s Disease.