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We’re Here for Caregivers: Top Caregiver Resources

Our up-to-date Parkinson’s disease (PD) information and materials are not just for people with Parkinson’s. Caregivers need support and resources of their own.

Whether you are new to the PD community or are well-versed in the stages of Parkinson’s, we’re here for caregivers. We want to help you find what works for you, which is why we encourage you to try several of our 12 highlighted caregiver resources below:

Helpline
With newly expanded hours (open weekdays from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.) our Helpline can provide answers to your PD and caregiving questions in English and Spanish, along with referrals to health care providers, local resources and emotional support.
Call 1-800-473-4636 or email Helpline@parkinson.org

2018 Caregiver Summit – December 1
Focusing on Collaborative Care, join us for the Parkinson’s Foundation Caregiver Summit | Cumbre Para Cuidadores on December 1. The summit is free. Join us from home or at a satellite location near you.
Register Today

Parkinson.org Caregiver Section
These dedicated caregiver articles will help you navigate all stages of PD and caregiving.
Visit Parkinson.org/Caregivers 

"Care Is" Sweepstakes
Throughout November, we will host a caregiver sweepstakes, where anyone in the PD community can follow us on social media and tell us what “Care Is” to them. One hundred winners will receive free grocery delivery from Instacart.
Follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter to learn more

Caring and Coping
This free book is full of caregiving tips, stories, tools and quizzes to make the caring experience as productive as possible with the least amount of stress at every stage.
Read it Online

Fall-Winter Parkinson Report
Our latest newsletter is dedicated to caregivers. Don’t miss these timely articles: Ask the Doctor: Caregiver Edition, Tips for Hiring In-Home Care, How Mary and Hector Fight Parkinson’s Together and Intimacy and Parkinson’s.
Parkinson.org/Library

Moving Day
Want to find your PD community? Attend your nearest Moving Day, A Walk for Parkinson’s, taking place in 40 cities around the nation. All walks offer a great way to meet others fighting Parkinson’s, all while raising funds and awareness.
Find Your Nearest Walk

Email List
Stay up to date in the latest Parkinson’s news.
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Podcast
Listen to our podcast Substantial Matters: Life and Science of Parkinson’s to learn the latest in PD treatments, research and techniques to help you and your loved one live better every day.
Listen Now or Subscribe.

Expert Briefings
Find out what leading PD doctors and other experts have to say through our Expert Briefings webinar series.
Watch Now.

Support Group Guide
This free guide can help you start your ideal, local caregiver support group.
Parkinson.org/Library

Read or Write a My PD Story
The PD community encourages us to do more every day. Get inspired by reading these My PD Stories. Feeling creative? Tell us your story today, you might just inspire others.
Read These or Share Your Story.

 

 

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Category: 
Tips for Daily Living
Date: 
Mon, 10/22/2018
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