Parkinson's Today Blog

Parkinson’s Q&A: How do I talk to my children about Parkinson’s disease?

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Parkinson's Foundation

Woman carrying child and talking to elderly womanNavigating Parkinson’s disease (PD) can feel like a never-ending learning curve. PD Conversations is a place to ask your Parkinson’s questions and connect with others living with the disease. In this blog series, we highlight a high-interest question answered by the Parkinson’s Foundation Helpline on PD Conversations.

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Raise Awareness

How Stress and Stress Management Impact Parkinson’s

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Parkinson's Foundation

In today’s fast-paced society, with more people spending large amounts of time connected to technology, stress has become the norm. Whether it is short-term, acute stress that comes from situations — such as moving to a new apartment — or long-term, chronic stress caused by long lasting problems — such as ongoing financial or health worries — stress can negatively impact mental and physical health.

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Science News

Top 10 Ways to #BeASelfCareGiver This Month

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Parkinson's Foundation

Woman doing yoga poseEvery November, the Parkinson’s Foundation joins with organizations across the country to honor care partners for National Family Caregivers Month. This year, we are reminding care partners about the importance of caring for themselves while caring for a loved one with Parkinson’s.

Read our 10 meaningful ways you can #BeASelfCareGiver this month:

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Caregiver Corner

Pandemic Fast-Tracks Future of Digital Therapies for Parkinson’s Community

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Parkinson's Foundation

In the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, telehealth medicine has emerged as an essential tool for accessing healthcare. This trend has led to increased demand for evidence-based digital treatments, known as digital therapeutics. In response to the demand, the development of digital therapeutics is being fast-tracked in the scientific research community and utilized among people with Parkinson’s disease (PD).

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Science News
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