When someone you care about has Parkinson’s disease, he needs extra help and support to stay active and preserve their quality of life. You can help out in a number of ways. Here are eight of the best ways to help someone you love manage Parkinson’s disease.
We don’t typically think much about walking or keeping balance unless we have trouble with these activities. That’s because we don’t have to think about them, it’s automatic. Parkinson’s can interrupt these automatic connections and cause walking and balance problems, especially in people who live with the disease for many years.
Doctor Rachel Dolhun is movement disorder specialist and vice president of medical communications at the MJFF. In this video, she talks about depression and anxiety in Parkinson’s disease. How are depression and anxiety treated? What are the tips to manage depression and anxiety?
What is Lewy body dementia? What is the difference between Lewy body dementia and Alzheimer’s? What is the difference between Parkinson’s disease and Lewy body dementia? Is there a test to diagnose Lewy body dementia? Various questions about Lewy Body Dementia.
This time of year everyone and everything seems to be focused on exercise as part of a New Year’s resolution. It can be hard for anyone to get and stay motivated, but what if it seems nearly impossible? What if you have no get-up-and-go, or you’re simply not interested? You may be experiencing apathy.
Pain is a common, but perhaps unexpected, non-motor symptom of Parkinson’s disease. Up to 75 percent of people can experience some form of discomfort during the course of their disease. Unfortunately, this symptom is often under-recognized and therefore undertreated.
Inspiring message… Patrick Demoucelle share the experience of a new step in his life: the wheelchair. Listen to his story.
30 days without complaining: are you ready for the challenge? Patrick surely is!
An inspiring message … We asked Anne-Marie Demoucelle how to live with a Parkinson’s disease patient. Here is his answer!