Get to know...Nancy!

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Nancy Crocker is a member of Destination Rehab’s 2018 Adventure Group. She grew up in Michigan and attended Michigan State University. Nancy worked at Arizona State University directing service learning courses to help students engage in the community while relating to their studies. She moved to Central Oregon in 2011 after visiting and falling in love with the area. Read on to learn more about Nancy!


Q: How and why did you connect with Destination Rehab?

A:  I learned about Destination Rehab thru an email. I like to be active and enjoy being around other people with Parkinson’s disease.

Q: How would your family describe you?

A: Fun, energetic, and surprising! My family would say that I face adversity head-on by researching the problem and possible solutions. They would add that I work to become part of the solution rather than part of the problem.

Q: What is an unknown or lesser known fact about yourself?

A: I was part of a basement rock band in my early twenties.

Q: What are your hobbies?

A: Hiking and cooking.

Q: What was your favorite Destination Rehab event from 2017 and why?

A: I’m new to Destination Rehab this year and didn’t participate in any events last year.

Q: What Destination Rehab event are you most looking forward to this year?

A: Everything! We’re still working on the event planning.

Q: What is a personal goal you have for this upcoming year?

A: To work towards better health.

Q: Is there anything else you would like to share with the larger community?

A: I have a motto: When the going gets tough, the tough do research!