Managing Parkinson's

Managing Parkinson's

Discovering the right medications, complementary therapies, support and ways to stay independent can enhance your quality of life with Parkinson’s disease (PD).

Diet & Nutrition

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

Emotional Well-Being

Emotional strength is vital to physical health. Learn ways to successfully navigate the many feelings associated with a Parkinson’s disease diagnosis.

Daily Living Activities

There are many ways to maintain a good quality of life when living with Parkinson’s. These tips about getting dressed, driving, traveling and more can help.

Dental Health

Dental care can change with PD, but there are many strategies that can help avoid and treat dental issues.

Sexual Health

Men and women with PD often face challenges with sexual dysfunction, but there are various therapies and treatments that can help you and your loved one work through them.

Advice for the Newly Diagnosed

If you've been recently diagnosed with PD, read this advice written by people who have lived well with PD for several years.

Living Alone

These tips can help people with PD who do not have a primary caregiver forge a path forward.

Talking to Children

Children can understand what PD is with simple answers to basic questions, and become part of a network of support.

Information about all of these topics and more is available in our PD Library.


Sign Up for Our E-Newsletter

Get the latest news about PD research, resources and community initiatives – straight to your inbox.

Please enter a valid email

Skip step

Invalid year format. Eg: 2020
Skip step
Zip code is required for chapter communications
Skip step

*Please note that not all content is available in both languages. If you are interested in receiving Spanish communications, we recommend selecting “both" to stay best informed on the Foundation's work and the latest in PD news.

Skip step

Thanks for Signing Up

We are proud to have you as a part of our community. To ensure you receive the latest Parkinson’s news, research updates and more, please check your email for a message from us. If you do not see our email, it may be in your spam folder. Just mark as “not spam” and you should receive our emails as expected.

mail icon

Subscribe here to get the latest news on treatments, research and other updates.