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

Date: 
Tuesday, August 15, 2017
Author: 
National Parkinson 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: 
National Parkinson 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.

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

Date: 
Tuesday, August 8, 2017
Author: 
National Parkinson Foundation

Before Miguel was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease (PD) he often experienced anxiety. After his diagnosis, he took early retirement, but his anxiety kept coming back, aggravating his tremor and making his thoughts race. His doctor started him on an antidepressant and referred him to a psychotherapist who taught Miguel coping skills, allowing him to better manage his anxiety. Miguel now lives a more normal life.

What's Hot in PD? The Breakthrough Therapies for Parkinson’s Disease Every Patient and Caregiver Should Know About

Date: 
Tuesday, September 1, 2015
Author: 
Dr. Michael S. Okun

Ifeanyi Enoch Onuoha said, “every challenge you encounter in life is a fork in the road. You have the choice to choose which way to go: backward, forward, breakdown or breakthrough.” Since the publication of Parkinson’s Treatment 10 Secrets to a Happier Life with Parkinson’s Disease, the most common question we have received from patients is what are and what will be the next breakthrough therapies for Parkinson’s disease.

Education & Wellness

NPF is your trusted source for information about every stage of Parkinson’s disease. We have created many resources to help people with Parkinson’s, caregivers, family, friends and health care providers actively manage the disease and become effective health advocates.

We have several valuable programs and resources in addition to the ones on this page:

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