Health and Wellness


Getting a grip on anxiety in PD

An estimated 40% of people with Parkinson’s disease (PD) experience anxiety significant enough to interfere with daily life. Anxiety may […]


Coffee. Good or not good?

In this study, a synergistic combination of EHT and caffeine was shown to slow down the progression of the neurodegeneration […]


Nutrition guide

A independent, non-biased, evidence based site about diet and nutrition. https://nutritionfacts.org/topics/


Natural treatments and remedies

Foods to eat, foods to avoid. Supplements and more https://health.usnews.com/conditions/parkinsons/medication-free-treatment-for-parkinsons-disease


Sleep Disturbances – from PDF.org

read more at https://www.parkinson.org/Understanding-Parkinsons/Symptoms/Non-Movement-Symptoms/Sleep-Disorders Sleep Disturbances Many people with Parkinson’s disease (PD) have trouble sleeping through the night. In some cases, […]


Resources – traveling with PD

Tips for Traveling With Parkinson’s Disease as told by dependable resources Parkinson’s Disease Traveling Tips for Car or Airplane – […]


CARE Act wallet card

The Caregiver Advise, Record, Enable (CARE) Act helps family caregivers as their loved ones go into the hospital and as […]


Combatting depression

Mental health is extremely important in PD. Although common in other chronic diseases, research suggests that depression and anxiety are even more common in […]


Suggestions for Handwriting Changes

Many people with Parkinson’s disease notice changes in their handwriting. Handwriting often becomes small and cramped, and can become more […]


Speech and Swallowing Resources

http://parkinsons.stanford.edu/speech_swallowing.html for more current list Relevant Publications – Downloadable “Eating, Swallowing and Saliva Control in Parkinson’s” Published by Parkinson’s UK, […]


Speach and swallowing in PD

This booklet explains changes in speech, voice and swallowing that can affect people with Parkinson’s disease. Exercises for speech and […]


Adult Falls Prevention Resources

CDC guidance on effective fall interventions https://www.cdc.gov/homeandrecreationalsafety/falls/programs.html Information about Older Adult Falls https://www.cdc.gov/homeandrecreationalsafety/falls/adultfalls.html CDC STEADI initiative for healthcare providers https://www.cdc.gov/steadi/ […]


Medicare HelpLine

Beneficiary and Family Centered Care Quality Improvement Organizations (BFCC-QIO) help Medicare beneficiaries exercise their right to high-quality healthcare. They manage […]


Creativity and Art Therapy

Adapted from https://www.davisphinneyfoundation.org/blog/art-therapy There is speculation that dopamine enhancing medications can result in a surge of creativity in people living […]


Dyskinesia

An Overview of Dyskinesia Dyskinesia is an abnormal, uncontrolled, involuntary movement. It can affect one body part, such as an […]


Ink Breath

Objective: Make a work of art using ink and paper. Have fun. Reason: Making art is therapy see http://cdparkinsons.org/creativity-and-art-therapy/ Materials […]


9 Ways to Manage Brain Fog

One of the most frustrating symptoms of living with a chronic illness is brain fog. There are medications to treat many symptoms […]


How to make stress your friend 

Stress can magnify Parkinson’s symptoms. This video may give you some stress reducing strategies.  Read more https://www.ted.com/talks/kelly_mcgonigal_how_to_make_stress_your_friend