Living & Managing

Everyday Living

If you're feeling overwhelmed by Parkinson's disease, this information can help you cope.

Parkinson's disease can affect many aspects of your daily life. However, with planning and activity moderation, the disease’s effects can become much less stressful and intrusive.

While there is no special diet for people with Parkinson's disease, eating a balanced, nutritious diet is extremely beneficial.

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Parkinson's disease affects your ability to move, but exercise can help to keep muscles strong and improve flexibility and mobility.

The effects of Parkinson's disease, such as fatigue and difficulties getting around, can make daily activities more difficult. These tips will help you learn to function independently in your home.

Falls are a frequent complication of Parkinson's disease. These tips will help you avoid them.

Planning ahead is key to keeping Parkinson’s disease from interfering with traveling. These guidelines should help to make your next trip anxiety-free.

Symptoms of Parkinson’s disease can seriously interfere with the complex task of driving a car. But many people with early Parkinson’s can safely continue driving.

Ongoing Care

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Caring for someone with Parkinson's disease can be tiring and frustrating. Here are some tips for helping caregivers cope.

This checklist can make life easier for people with Parkinson’s and their caregivers.

Assisted living is a type of housing for people who need various levels of medical and personal care. Living spaces can be individual rooms, apartments, or shared quarters.

A nursing home facility may be the best choice for people who require 24-hour medical care and supervision.

Long-term financial planning is important for everyone -- but it is essential if you are coping with the expense of a chronic illness, such as Parkinson's disease.

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