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Parkinson’s is a progressive neurodegenerative condition which impacts each person differently. Although there is no cure, treatment and information are available.
Founded in 1983 we are the only national charitable trust specifically for people living with Parkinson’s in Aotearoa.
A gift of kindness brochure
February 1, 2023
April 5, 2023
You can make a positive and lasting difference to the lives of people living with Parkinson’s. Your gift will ensure that people with Parkinson’s are supported well into the future.
General Health Issues
November 28, 2023
November 2023 Parkinsonian
July 19, 2023
This webinar describes why sleep is so important, especially for people who are living with Parkinson's.
May 8, 2023
This webinar focuses on the unmet experiences of women living with Parkinson's throughout their life cycles.
April 26, 2023
The Parkinsonian April 2023 issue.
March 28, 2023
Many people with Parkinson’s have trouble getting to sleep and staying asleep, but there are steps which can help you sleep more soundly.
People with Parkinson’s can be prone to swallowing difficulties, which affects up to 80% of all people who have the condition.
Bladder problems are more common for people with Parkinson’s than in the general population.
March 27, 2023
Can fasting and keto heal our brains? This webinar by Dr Phillips shares his research findings on Parkinson's and diet.
March 15, 2023
An hour online module with Goodfellow unit for primary care clinical staff who would like to gain a better understanding of Parkinson's.
February 22, 2023
A Parkinson’s Specific Exercise Programme consists of exercises that are based on movements that can help to improve your symptoms.
Haere mai, Welcome to Parkinson’s New Zealand is our service brochure highlighting what Parkinson's is and what we do.
February 21, 2023
Our webinar on Parkinson's and Brain Inflammation shares the latest research on inflammation and how it can be reduced.
Our Webinar by Dr. Matthew Croucher describes how to manage anxiety and get motivated.
Falls and Parkinson's webinar will help you understand why we fall and what we can do to prevent falling.
February 20, 2023
Our webinar Parkinson's medications unpacks some of the mysteries behind the pills.
February 2, 2023
Hear from our Clinical Services Manager as she shares how our Parkinson's Educators can help you.
February 3, 2023
In dystonia, muscles contract excessively and sometimes for prolonged periods.
February 17, 2023
Our story for 2022 is Parkinson's New Zealand's annual report.
Information about medication available for Parkinson's
Newly diagnosed is a booklet for people who have been recently diagnosed with Parkinson's.
Carers & Families
If you live a distance from someone with advanced Parkinson’s, here are some ideas to bridge the distance.
As a carer you need time and space to take care of your health and wellbeing.
January 11, 2023
The key to good dental health is consistent preventive dental care.
People with Parkinson’s can experience problems with low blood pressure (hypotension) as a result of the symptoms of Parkinson’s.
One in three people with Parkinson’s experience freezing episodes, usually when doing repetitive activities, or when you are multitasking.
Fatigue affects many people with Parkinson’s. However, there are a number of ways to manage or reduce fatigue.
Brain health includes exercise, nutrition, creativity, relaxation and connection.
November 23, 2022
Our latest Parkinsonian is available to download now.
Providing high quality information, education and support for all people with Parkinson's and Parkinson’s Plus conditions in Aotearoa New Zealand.
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