Parkinson's disease

Parkinson's Disease: 300 Tips for Making Life Easier

By Shelley Peterman Schwarz

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"This indispensable resource for patients, family, friends, and caregivers helps patients rise above PD’s challenges by working smarter, maintaining a positive outlook, and conserving time and energy. Organized by subject, the book covers a wide range of topics, including making the home more accessible; dressing aids and simple clothing adaptations; using technology to improve communication; eating and drinking tips for people with difficulty swallowing; mobility and exercise; managing home health care; cars and driving; leisure and recreational activities; travel; and much more. A resource section at the end of each chapter contains contact information for the agencies, organizations, and products mentioned."

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The Comfort of Home for Parkinson Disease: A Guide for Caregivers

By Maria M. Meyer and Paula Derr

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"This comprehensive guide to the day-to-day issues confronted by Parkinson disease patients and their caregivers covers every caregiving stage. It's all here in an illustrated, easy-to-read format, including the decision to provide home care, preparing the home, assisting with daily activities, financial management, and strategies for avoiding caregiver burnout. This guide also includes information on the specific issues that PD patients and caregivers face, as well as tips on purchasing equipment, travel, therapies, loss of motor skills, and communicating effectively with physicians."
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Parkinson's Disease

By Lori Dittmer

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"A look at Parkinson's disease, examining the ways in which it develops, its symptoms and diagnosis, the effects it has on a person's daily life, and research toward finding better treatments."
For younger readers.

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