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Living Well

There are many things you can do to maintain your quality of life and live well with Parkinson's disease. In this section, we will explore:

The choices you make about food – what you eat, how much and when – impact your health and well-being.

Activities of Daily Living
There are many ways to maintain a good quality of life in spite of Parkinson’s disease. These tips about getting dressed, driving, traveling, and more can help.

Safety at Home
People with Parkinson’s are at risk for falls and injuries, but creating a safer home environment can prevent accidents.

There are many simple changes and adaptations that can make meals easier to prepare, eat and clean up after.

As Parkinson’s disease progresses, “freezing” – the temporary, involuntary ability to move – can become a challenge. There are tricks to help with freezing that both people with Parkinson’s and their caregivers can use.

Sexual Health
Both men and women with Parkinson’s often face challenges with sexual dysfunction, but there are various therapies and treatments that can help you and your loved one work through them.

Oral Health
Oral care can change with Parkinson's, but there are many strategies that can help avoid and treat dental issues.

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