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Resources

  • Communication and Parkinson's

    Fact sheets

    Many people with Parkinson’s will experience difficulties with speech and communication. Any communication issues that arise should be discussed with your doctor or Parkinson’s Community Educator.

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  • Resources for Carers

    Carers & Families

    A number of excellent resources for carers as well as wider support are available from Parkinson’s New Zealand, Carers New Zealand, health professionals and other agencies. Here's what they can do for you.

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  • Parkinson's and Dental Health

    Fact sheets

    Poor motor function means nearly half of all people with Parkinson’s have difficulty with their daily oral hygiene routine. On top of that medication can dry out your mouth leading to other oral issues.

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  • Parkinson's and Eye Problems

    Fact sheets

    Experiencing eye problems is not uncommon among people with Parkinson’s. Such problems are often related to Parkinson’s or its treatment but may be due to other causes such as cataracts or glaucoma.

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  • Arranging Respite Care

    Carers & Families

    Caring for another person is challenging. Taking a break every so often is important for both the physical and mental health of carers. Here we look at arranging respite care at a residential care facility.

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  • Parkinson’s and Swallowing

    Fact sheets

    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.

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  • Brain Health

    Fact sheets

    There is much importance given to medication in Parkinson’s management.

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  • Respite Care Funding

    Carers & Families

    Caring for another person is challenging. That is why taking a break every so often is important for both the physical and mental health of carers.

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  • Parkinson's and Fatigue

    Fact sheets

    Many people with Parkinson’s experience fatigue and it can have a major impact on your well-being. However there is a lot you can do to manage fatigue so that it doesn’t cause you so many problems.

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