Jamie Askari,  —

Jamie Askari is thrilled to share the stories of her family’s adventures with Parkinson’s disease. Her husband, Arman, was diagnosed with young-onset Parkinson’s disease in 2009 at age 38. Jamie and Arman have three incredible adult children. She has named her column “The Bright Side” (actually, her husband named it!) because of their positive attitude regarding PD and everything in their life.

Articles by Jamie Askari

A Parkinson’s Disease Problem, or a Me Problem?

Sometimes I treat my husband, Arman, like a child. Actually, more like a baby. It’s not because this is my nature; quite the opposite. Although I did baby our youngest child, Jake, a bit (of course), it was only because I just loved holding on to the feeling of being…