Search Results Tagged With Self-Care

Are there recommendations for the best type of mattress for Parkinson's?


Preference for bedding and type of mattress differs from one person to the next. An old mattress can be uncomfortable, lose its support and contribute to back pain or sleeping problems.
August 03, 2013

Can a person with Parkinson’s give blood?


Parkinson’s disease is not a condition transmitted by blood so having PD does not exclude a person from giving blood.
November 12, 2012



You have just received a diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease (PD) or perhaps you have been living with PD for many years. Either way, you are probably wondering what steps are important for living your b…
July 07, 2016

How does Parkinson's affect cognition? What can be done about it?


Cognitive changes associated with Parkinson’s are mostly a category of thinking skills called executive function.
February 06, 2013

What are you grateful for this holiday season?


A positive attitude and gratitude for that which adds meaning and value to life can help you deal with life’s set backs, frustrations and improve health related problems.
December 17, 2012

What is music therapy?


Music therapy is the use of music, sound, and rhythm to restore, maintain and/or improving physical, emotional, psychosocial and neurological function.
August 05, 2012

Parkinson’s fitness programs need to be tailored to the individual to get results


Begin by consulting with your medical exercise team (your healthcare provider, physical therapist and exercise trainer with medical expertise).
July 14, 2012

Depression is common with Parkinson’s


What is the association between Parkinson’s and depression? Many people with Parkinson’s experience depression, in fact, up to 50% of people with Parkinson’s.
May 07, 2012

What is important to you?


Help us make this site yours! Let us know what is of interest to you and the Parkinson’s topics you would like to learn about by commenting to this post
April 14, 2012

Caregiver Burnout - Write it Down!


Caregiver burnout is caused by emotional and physical stress that is associated with the toll caregiving can place on finances, social engagement and physical health. In this blog, we will explore si…
September 15, 2014

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