Parkinson's Today Blog

Coping with COVID-19: Survey Results from People with Parkinson’s During the Pandemic

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Parkinson's Foundation

During the time of COVID-19 are people with Parkinson’s disease (PD) frequently experiencing anxiety? Are they using telehealth services to see their medical team? Are they exercising less or more often than before the pandemic? A Parkinson’s Foundation survey sought to answer these questions and more.

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Research Round Up

Research Study Makes Case for Palliative Care Early in Parkinson’s Treatment

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Parkinson's Foundation

When many first hear the term palliative care, they can misinterpret it as end of life care. However, palliative care is an option for anyone with Parkinson's disease (PD) to receive additional support, even at the point of diagnosis. It can help at any PD stage, specifically with treating pain management; encompassing spiritual care and helping people with Parkinson’s and their family navigate emotional challenges.

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Science News

Parkinson’s & the COVID-19 Vaccine

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Two new COVID-19 vaccines are currently in distribution across the U.S. with several others in production across the globe. Collectively, these vaccines are bringing hope and excitement to the millions of Americans, including those with Parkinson’s disease (PD), who are actively protecting themselves from exposure to the virus. Both vaccines available in the U.S. provide some protection in the event of a COVID-19 exposure and help the body more rapidly clear the infection. 

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Tips for Daily Living

Our Parkinson’s Books Are Now on Kindle!

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Parkinson's Foundation

Did you know our books are now available on Kindle? Read all 12 of our books using your Kindle or Kindle app on your tablet. Every book is written and designed to make life a little easier for people with Parkinson’s disease (PD), caregivers and family members.

Check out all of our books available on Kindle now:

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Raise Awareness

6 Ways to Help the Parkinson’s Community in the New Year

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Parkinson's Foundation

In 2021 we are committed to helping even more people live better with Parkinson’s disease (PD). We could not do this without the continued support of the amazing community of volunteers who make life better for people living with Parkinson’s. Ready to make a difference in 2021? Here are six ways you can get involved and support our Parkinson’s community:

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Raise Awareness
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