It’s estimated that there are more than 12,000 New Zealanders who have Parkinson’s. Here are some of their stories about what it’s like to live with Parkinson’s.
December 8, 2022
Terry had no idea he had Parkinson’s. He didn’t know people were wondering if he was okay. Joy, his wife, had an inkling, and a friend had queried his deliberately careful movements. But, it wasn’t until Terry noticed his speech was a little slower, that his right arm was hanging loosely, and he had a loss of smell that he thought something definitely wasn’t right.