Parkinson's Today Blog

Cover, Control, Contain: Navigating the Holidays with Parkinson’s

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Parkinson's Foundation

With climbing COVID-19 numbers, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends not traveling for the holidays. If you are planning to visit members of your family this holiday season, we have information and planning tips to help get you through the rest of this year.

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Tips for Daily Living

New Study: Can People with Parkinson’s Experience Apathy and an Impulse Control Disorder at the Same Time?

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Parkinson's Foundation

Historically described as being on opposite ends of the spectrum, apathy affects about 40% of people with Parkinson’s disease (PD), while impulse control disorders (ICDs) affect between 14% and 40% of people with PD. How are they different?

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Science News

Managing Young Onset Parkinson’s Disease in the Workplace

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Parkinson's Foundation

People living with Young Onset Parkinson’s disease (YOPD) are often in the prime of their career when diagnosed ― typically before age 50. Navigating Parkinson’s disease (PD) in the workplace can create distinct challenges and questions, such as how to work around symptoms or who to tell and when.

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Raise Awareness

7 Resources for Veterans and Parkinson’s

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Parkinson's Foundation

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) estimates that 110,000 veterans have Parkinson’s disease (PD).

Most people with Parkinson’s develop symptoms at 50 years of age or older. As our population ages, so will the number of Americans living with Parkinson’s, along with the number of veterans diagnosed with the disease. While living with Parkinson's can be challenging, an early diagnosis and beginning treatment can help people live well with Parkinson's.

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Raise Awareness
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