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An Illustrated Introduction to Your Brain

Date: 
Thursday, March 7, 2019
Author: 
Parkinson's Foundation

 

During Brain Awareness Week, taking place March 11 to 17, we join the global campaign to raise awareness about the progress and benefits of brain research, including research into the causes of Parkinson's disease (PD) and how to treat it.

Since Parkinson’s affects multiple parts of the brain, we wanted to provide you with an easy-to-understand introduction to the amazing things your brain does and how.

Category: 
Raise Awareness

7 Legal and Financial Tips to Plan a Better Life with Parkinson’s

Date: 
Tuesday, March 5, 2019
Author: 
Parkinson's Foundation

The first concern for most people following a Parkinson’s disease (PD) diagnosis is to get the right medical help. Next, many people begin planning for living their life with Parkinson’s ensuring that their legal, financial and insurance concerns are all in good shape.

Category: 
Tips for Daily Living

Tips for Daily Living: 12 Ways to Boost Your Brain Power

Date: 
Wednesday, February 27, 2019
Author: 
Parkinson's Foundation

Do you ever walk into a room and forget why? Next time, try closing your eyes to jog your memory. 

Your brain is a mysterious organ that researchers are still trying to better understand. Brain Awareness Week is a global campaign that raises public awareness about the progress and benefits of brain research, including research into the causes of Parkinson's disease (PD) and how to treat it. This year we wanted to provide you with 12 ways you can enhance your cognitive function, starting right now:

Category: 
Tips for Daily Living

Caregiver Corner: Top Parkinson's Foundation Resources for Caregivers

Date: 
Thursday, February 14, 2019
Author: 
Parkinson's Foundation

One way the Parkinson’s Foundation makes life better for all people in our Parkinson’s disease (PD) community is by providing free resources. We strive to support and empower PD caregivers with the tools, information and services you need to better care for your loved one with Parkinson’s and yourself. These are our top caregiver resources:

Category: 
Caregiver Corner

Building Stronger Caregiving Partnerships Through Better Communication

Date: 
Friday, January 25, 2019
Author: 
Parkinson's Foundation

This article summarizes the 2018 Caregiver Summit | Cumbre Para Cuidadores presentation “Building Stronger Caregiving Partnerships Through Better Communication” by Angela Roberts, PhD, from Northwestern University, that took place in Phoenix, AZ on December 1, 2018.

Category: 
Caregiver Corner

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