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Parkinson's Support Group

Welcome to this online support group for caregivers, family, friends, and others with an interest in Parkinson's care. Please introduce yourself - Ask for advice - Share your experiences caring for a loved one with Parkinson's disease. Talk about symptoms, treatment options, side effects, daily life, your tips for others. Vent, laugh, and come back as often as you need to feel less alone.

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about 21 hours ago
Marshmallow2 said...
Thank you for the helpful information.
about 4 hours ago
lise rr said...
Thank you Joyanne, that is very interesting. I wouldn't want to pay $5000 but $99 is workable. It sounds good even for the alerts on drug reaction. Thank you...
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about 22 hours ago
lise rr said...
Hi At a crossroad, They say everyone gets PD differently, it is like a whole bunch of diseases under one umbrella, they have no definite test... more
about 21 hours ago
Marshmallow2 said...
My husband's first neurologist said that everyone becomes Parkinsonian as they get older. Good luck to you. I hope your doctor finds some helpful treatments.
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1 day ago
joyanne said...
Welcome to the support group, anonymous. I hope you can find some answers to your questions. I know you will find some compassionate support... more
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3 days ago
lise rr said...
That wasn't clear, Use the Melatonin at night to avoid daytime sleepiness .
2 days ago
civilwarlover said...
My husband takes lorasapam 2mg at bedtime now, to help him with his acting out his dreams. Would that also help do you think? We see his neu... more
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4 days ago
lise rr said...
Welcome Marzee, I think you will find this group very supportive of what you are going through as we are all experiencing similar problems. I... more
4 days ago
joyanne said...
Glad to have you on board with all of us in the support group, Marzee. I think we have a super group. They have been a tremendous help to me... more
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5 days ago
lise rr said...
Happy 46th Anniversary Joyanne, Make the best of the day for yourself. I guess its a bit late for you to take A nice lunch in the middle of o... more
5 days ago
LoriNannette said...
Happy Anniversary Joyanne!! Hugs to you!
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8 days ago
thebaby said...
that is classic! love, love, love it. somebody had to keep an eye on him!
8 days ago
joyanne said...
WOW!! That wins the prize for awkward moments. Poor, Jerry, bless his heart. I hope he has as good a sense of humor as you. And no one had ... more
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9 days ago
joyanne said...
Sure, you can make it ,DDLady46. My husband and I have been together for almost 50 years. When anyone ask me how we do it, I tell them we have... more
9 days ago
DDLady46 said...
THANKS JOYANNE I'M NOT GO DIVORCE HIM JUST ANGRY RUNNING ITS MOUTH . I KNOW ITS THE STUPID PD AND NOT HIM . I TELL HIM THAT I'M SORRY AND I KNOW ITS NOT HIM BUT THE PD . THANKS FOR PRAYERS HUN
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11 days ago
lise rr said...
DDLady46, It sounds like you are still a doer and helper and giver, you are carrying a big load with your husband and with your daughter home... more
11 days ago
DDLady46 said...
THANKS LISA RR LOVE AND PRAYERS TO U TOO
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12 days ago
Marshmallow2 said...
I feel so sad for you. I had to deal with all sorts of family problems (not PD) starting when I was 13 - my mother was an alcoholic and my si... more
12 days ago
Thanks for reading and for the advice. My mom was placed in a nursing home for a while. Twice actually. When she broke her knee, we had to bre... more
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