Alan Jackowitz

Johanna Lawshea

Brooklyn native, Alan Jackowitz grew up with the sound of rock and roll and adding machines. No, I’m Not Drunk!: Taming My Parkinson’s With Humor, Music and Charity (abj) is his first book. Struck with Parkinson’s at age 50, Jackowitz’s life was turned upside-down but he still kept his perspective and his wonderful sense of humor This is the story of a man, both husband and father, who takes his Parkinson’s diagnosis in stride (albeit shuffly). With the help of music, humor, and charity, Alan begins to make a difference in the world. His challenge is Parkinson’s, but substitute any other disease or hurdle and find that music, humor, and a positive attitude can help you through the day, even if it is just a little.