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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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What's New Today

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about 3 hours ago
joyanne said...
Marzee, you seem to be in a really difficult situation. Anytime my husband gets a UTI, it really turns our days and nights upside down. He h... more
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2 days ago
Marshmallow2 said...
Donna - I have never heard of a well spouse getting paid for anything. I am interested, as an attorney, in starting a class action lawsuit in... more
2 days ago
joyanne said...
I'm sorry Jerry is having such a hard time. It makes it hard on everybody. Bruce's left leg and foot has been swelling a lot since his surge... more
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5 days ago
lise rr said...
Donna, I hope today is looking better for you. I know how hard it is to just keep going. I too wish we could all get together and have coffe... more
4 days ago
MDMI said...
I know some assisted living facilities offer "drop off" services for respite care; we have one in our state that charges by the hour just lik... more
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6 days ago
Marshmallow2 said...
Pottery Girl - there are all different types of manifestations of PD. In general if your husband has a lot of tremors, then the prognosis is ... more
6 days ago
joyanne said...
Pottery girl, Welcome to our PD support group. We are all here for each other. First of all, let me say, I am truly sorry this disease has c... more
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8 days ago
DDLady46 said...
MY PRAYERS ARE WITH YOU HUN . I HOPE YOUR DAY AND EVENING IS BETTER HUN . LOVE AND PRAYERS
8 days ago
joyanne said...
It is so stressful and heartbreaking when the person you have been married to for 30 or 40 years doesn't even recognize you. It is a real wa... more
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10 days ago
Marshmallow2 said...
You are not alone. Be compassionate and forgiving to yourself. I put on a screaming opera last night with my husband. I work at a very high... more
10 days ago
joyanne said...
Well this must be the day for ranting. Bruce and I had to take a trip that took us about 3 hours. The entire time he sat on the passengers si... more
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11 days ago
joyanne said...
Hi, Kim. Welcome to our support group. I certainly can't give you any professional advice, but my husband has had PD for over 25 years so I ... more
11 days ago
lise rr said...
HI Kim, Welcome, You might also check to see if his meds are making him sick to his stomach so that he won't eat. My husband is refusing to ... more
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