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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 4 hours ago
Marshmallow2 said...
Hi - this has been a very bad week. My husband was taken to the hospital on Sunday and again on Friday this past week. He was going down the... more
33 minutes ago
lise rr said...
Donna, I am sorry that you are having trouble, you have had so much in the last few weeks, I know when my Jerry has too much going on he goes ... more
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3 days ago
joyanne said...
Hi, Lise. I found out when I chose to put Bruce in a rehab facility after his knee surgery that sometimes what is the right way for one patie... more
1 day ago
Aligar said...
lise rr, good posting. You're right, everyone is trying to help but may actually make things worse. You handled two storms at once and survived. It goes to show how strong you really are. Bless you.
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7 days ago
Marshmallow2 said...
Hi Joyanne - I am truly sorry to hear about that incident. I hope that this suggestion helps, but is it possible to get your husband on the L... more
7 days ago
joyanne said...
Thank you for your suggestions, Marshmallow2. Here in these mountains and trees, we don't get very good reception for mobile devices. We hav... more
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13 days ago
lise rr said...
Strivingtoserve, you are to be commended for taking on such a monumental task. It is very hard to convince someone to make a major change in ... more
11 days ago
strivingtoserve said...
Thank you for sharing your story. It helps to hear what has worked for others and that what I am experiencing is simply a part of the human co... more
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14 days ago
CaringDenise said...
Hi Malloree, While we appreciate your interest in Parkinson's disease and caregiving, it is against our site Terms of Use to post solicitation... more
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16 days ago
lise rr said...
Such a relief to find a solution to your daughters problem. Sometimes the medicine is worse that what it is supposed to treat. The only thin... more
16 days ago
joyanne said...
I want to thank everyone for including us in their prayers.
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17 days ago
Marshmallow2 said...
Izmarie - you are not alone. My husband gets 3 Sinemet at 6:00 A.M. and we have to wait for it to kick in before he can get going. There is ... more
17 days ago
lise rr said...
lzmarie, welcome this is a great support site. I hope your husband is using a walker so that he doesn't break something. It was hard for my... more
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17 days ago
lise rr said...
Wow, rebuilding a house is quite expensive. Just doing a handicapped bathroom was a lot here. However sometimes its nice to have new, you... more
17 days ago
joyanne said...
I know it is going to be expensive to rebuild. It is scaring the beegeebees out of me. I just really don't know what to do. If we were youn... more
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