Navigating Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a life-long process for care partners, but you don’t have to do it alone. We’re here for you with these top 10 caregiver resources:
Our Helpline specialists answer all Parkinson’s and care partner questions and refer health care professionals. Call 1-800-4PD-INFO (1-800-473-4636) or email Helpline@Parkinson.org.
2. Caring and Coping
This comprehensive guidebook was written for care partners at every stage of PD. The workbook contains tips and tools to make the caregiving journey as productive as possible with the least amount of stress.
As a caregiver, it is important to stay up-to-date on Parkinson’s. Listen to our podcast, Substantial Matters: Life and Science of Parkinson’s, as we cover PD treatments, research and techniques to help you and your loved one live better every day. Subscribe or listen online.
5. Videos for Care Partners
Our YouTube playlist features tips, interviews with care partners, advice for those caring for a loved one with advanced Parkinson's and more.
6. Care Partner Courses
This set of one-of-a-kind self-paced online courses offers videos, journal prompts and opportunities to connect with care partners about the topics that are most important to you. Enroll now in our Care Partner Program: Building a Care Partnership.
7. Expert Briefings
Find out what leading PD doctors and other experts have to say through our Expert Briefings webinar series.
8. Advanced Parkinson's Information
As Parkinson's advances, the care partner role evolves. Read our Advanced Parkinson's page, along with the challenges unique to this stage, including Thinking Changes & Dementia and Activities of Daily Living.
9. PD Library
Parkinson’s knowledge is power! Visit our PD Library for our vast collection of free publications and fact sheets.
10. Virtual and In-Person Events
For more information about caregiving visit Parkinson.org/Caregiving.