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5 Common Myths about Parkinson’s Caregiving

Tuesday, 5 July 2016

There’s a saying in the medical community that if you’ve seen one person with Parkinson’s, you’ve seen… one person with Parkinson’s. The same can be said for PD caregivers. Experiences with the disease vary widely, and symptoms change over time. That…

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Shake It UpDate August 2016

Tuesday, 2 August 2016

In this edition: International Parkinson’s news, myths about caregiving and an inspiring personal story Over the last month we have been presented with the opportunity to fund some new and exciting Australian Parkinson’s research projects through our Partners at The Michael…

How Do You Define What It Means to Be a Caregiver?

Thursday, 21 April 2016

Just like Parkinson’s disease itself, Parkinson’s caregiving looks and feels different for everyone. Some loved ones don’t identify with the caregiver label at all. Others embrace it and find comfort in caregiver support groups. For some, caregiving is a full-time…

Apathy and Parkinson’s Disease

Thursday, 14 January 2016

Finding it hard to get-up-and-go, or you’re simply not interested? You may be experiencing apathy. Apathy Is a Non-motor Symptom of Parkinson’s Disease Apathy causes a general lack of motivation and interest, as well as a dampening of emotional expression….

5 Simple Ways to Help Parkinson’s Caregivers

Monday, 23 November 2015

If you have a friend who provides care for a loved one with Parkinson’s, you may not see them as much as you used to. Caregivers organise doctor’s appointments, medication schedules and often take on a slew of other responsibilities….

Parkinson’s information for caregivers

Tuesday, 6 October 2015

Parkinson’s disease affects the whole family, not just those who are diagnosed. This is especially true if you are the primary caregiver for a spouse, parent or other loved one with the disease. The information on this page provides guidance…