Falling is a reality for many Parkinson's sufferers. Balance and gait become impacted in many ways. We will never become accustomed to the spills of a 6 foot 4 man who was once so physically strong. Don's falls are simply scary for him, as well as us. Sometimes we see the warning signs, but lately, more often than not, we just hear the thunderous crash followed by silence and then feet running from all directions to see what we will find.
It's those unexpected findings that has our 6-year-old feeling uneasy.