The American Parkinson Disease Association (APDA) has just launched Taking Care of the Person with Advanced Parkinson’s Disease©, a free, specialized online training course to help those who care for people with PD – particularly home health aides, nursing home staff, and visiting nurses – better understand the symptoms and challenges that come with advanced PD and how to best manage them.… Full Story>
Archives for July 2023
What’s so great about support groups? Whether you are newly diagnosed or have been living with Parkinson’s disease (PD) for years, there are many reasons to connect with a support group. This is true for care partners as well. And it is never too soon or too late to find a support group that works for you. Here are the critical benefits a support group can provide, according to the American Parkinson Disease Association (APDA) – and how to find the right group for you.… Full Story>
Check out the updated list of the educational booklets and fact sheets the American Parkinson Disease Association (APDA) offers in English – and Spanish!
Consulte la lista actualizada de folletos educativos y hojas informativas que la Asociación Estadounidense de la Enfermedad de Parkinson (APDA) ofrece en inglés y en español. Desplácese hasta la parte inferior de esta publicación para ver el volante en español y las instrucciones para usar el código QR.… Full Story>
The next webinar in the American Parkinson Disease Association’s “Dr. Gilbert Hosts” series is focused on genetic testing for PD. The guest speaker is Israel-based movement disorder specialist Dr. Roy Alcalay. Register now for this webinar, which will take place on Wednesday, July 19, 11am PT.… Full Story>