When many first hear the term palliative care, it is in association with end of life care. However, palliative care is not only pain management; it can encompass spiritual care and help people with Parkinson’s disease (PD) and their family navigate emotional challenges. It can also compassionately create a safe space for one to explore, and ultimately share, their end-of-life directives — in a supportive, judgement-free zone.
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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.
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.
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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:
Whether planned or an emergency, hospitalization may be necessary during the COVID-19 pandemic. If you or your loved one is living with Parkinson’s disease (PD), the below tips can help you have a safe hospital experience.
What Parkinson’s disease (PD) topics were most popular among our community in 2020? While the year was unprecedented, the Parkinson’s Foundation remained dedicated to covering the topics you found most critical on our Parkinson’s Today blog.
Your support in 2020 allowed us to turn this unprecedented year in to one of collaboration and innovation. The global pandemic challenged us as a leader in the Parkinson’s disease (PD) community to find new ways to engage with you in meaningful ways.
The secret to all good relationships is that they take effort. The key to true intimacy is finding the time to connect emotionally, but this can be challenging, particularly for people living with Young Onset Parkinson’s disease (YOPD).
Not sure what to get your loved one with Parkinson’s disease (PD) for an upcoming holiday or birthday?