Tips for Daily Living: Preparing for Summer with Parkinson’s Disease

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Annie Wallis, MSW, LSW

Does summer have you thinking about traveling somewhere new or enjoying the great outdoors? Follow these tips on Parkinson’s disease (PD) and travel, sun safety and heat exhaustion:

Travel Hacks

Vacations are a big part of living well. Many people choose to travel during summer, but with Parkinson’s there are some extra things to consider before hitting the road. These tips can help you stay safe while you travel:

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Tips for Daily Living

What's Hot in PD? Should We Be Working Harder to Prevent Parkinson’s Disease Hospitalizations?

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Dr. Michael S. Okun

Recently the Parkinson's Foundation sought to identify risk factors for hospitalization (emergency room visits or admissions) among Parkinson’s disease (PD) patients followed in our Parkinson’s Outcomes Project. The initiative was modeled after a similar effort put together by Gerry O’Connor at the Dartmouth Health Outcomes Center. O’Connor had a crazy but practical idea. He would collect one page of data once a year on all cystic fibrosis patients and use the data to benchmark how centers were doing.

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What's Hot in PD?
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