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Tips for Daily Living

Even More Ways to #SummerOn with Parkinson's

Date: 
Wednesday, July 11, 2018
Author: 
Parkinson's Foundation

With Parkinson’s disease (PD), we know how challenging it can be to manage “off” times When medication is not working well. Symptoms become more noticeable and movement becomes more difficult.. That’s why it is important to seek out more of what helps us feel “on.” Let’s dedicate this summer to trying new things, being grateful to those around us, creating heartfelt memories and doing what makes us happy.

12 Ways to #SummerOn with Parkinson's

Date: 
Wednesday, June 28, 2017
Author: 
Parkinson's Foundation

With Parkinson’s disease (PD), we know how challenging it can be to manage “off” times When medication is not working well. Symptoms become more noticeable and movement becomes more difficult.. That’s why it is important to seek out more of what helps us feel “on.” Let’s dedicate this summer to trying new things, being grateful to those around us, creating heartfelt memories and doing what makes us happy.

Tips for Daily Living: Preparing for Spring with Parkinson’s Disease

Date: 
Tuesday, March 27, 2018
Author: 
Annie Wallis, MSW, LSW

As winter melts into spring, you may be realizing that your exercise routine suffered through the cold season. You probably already know that exercise is a vital component to maintaining balance, mobility and daily living activities for people with Parkinson’s disease (PD).

Tips for Daily Living: Cognition: A Mind Guide to Parkinson’s Disease

Date: 
Tuesday, August 15, 2017
Author: 
Parkinson's Foundation

Tom manages his Parkinson's disease (PD) symptoms by staying active, eating right and working with his health care team. He recently admitted to his doctor that when his wife isn't home he sometimes forgets to take his medication. His doctor recommended setting an alarm and using a pill organizer.

Tips for Daily Living: Psychosis: A Mind Guide to Parkinson’s Disease

Date: 
Wednesday, August 9, 2017
Author: 
Parkinson's Foundation

Eleanor was sitting at her friend Margaret’s house when she noticed a dog sniffing around the couch. She asked Margaret when she got the dog. Margaret said she didn’t have a dog. Eleanor realized she must be experiencing what her doctor warned her about when he increased her Parkinson’s disease (PD) medication dosage: hallucinations. She called her doctor that afternoon.

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