The holiday season is meant to be a time when you take a break from the daily stresses of life and recharge. For carers that can be difficult to do.
If you have been taking a Parkinson’s medication that contains levodopa for some time, for example Sinemet, you may develop some side effects that can affect your movement.
If you’re caring for someone with Parkinson’s and also working, life can be demanding. Knowing when and how to ask for help and being aware of your rights at work often helps.
Dr Simon Stott is the Deputy Director of Research at The Cure Parkinson's Trust in the United Kingdom. He gave an overview of clinical trials for Parkinson's: Ongoing and the fu
We have looked around for some apps of interest to carers. With technology racing ahead at high speed, these days when people are faced with a problem or challenge, they increasing ask “is there an app for that?”
If you live in another city, town, island or even overseas from someone with advanced Parkinson’s, here are some ideas to bridge the distance.
Complementary therapies aim to treat the whole person including mind, body, and spirit, rather than just the symptoms. Here are just a few complementary therapies you may want to consider.
The 2014 Carers’ Strategy Action Plan sets out what the Government will be doing over the next five years to improve support for family, whanau and aiga carers.
Tips and tricks to make your home easier and more pleasant when living with or caring for someone with Parkinson's.
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