Parkinson's

Parkinson's Disease: A Guide to Mind and Mood

Article A guide to the cognitive and behavioral symptoms common in Parkinson's disease, and how they can be treated.

Parkinson's Disease: How Medicines Can Ease Symptoms

Article Here are the options for drug therapy for Parkinson's disease -- and what to expect in terms of benefits and side effects as the illness progresses.

Parkinson's Disease: How to Keep Up With the Latest Research

Article Here's how to locate reliable, up-to-date information about Parkinson's disease research and Parkinson's disease websites.

How to Help Someone With Parkinson's Disease Thrive

Article When a family member has Parkinson's disease, exercise and other therapies can help her stay active and independent as long as possible.

10 Early Signs of Parkinson's Disease That Doctors Often Miss

Article Medications can slow the course of Parkinson's. Know how to recognize early symptoms of Parkinson's, so you or a loved one can get medical help.

What Is Parkinson's Disease?

Article This guide to Parkinson's disease will help you understand a patient's diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment options.

Parkinson's Disease and Speech

Article For Parkinson's patients, speech therapy can often help with speaking difficulties that leave them unable to communicate clearly.

What Is Wearing-Off?

Article Wearing-off is when Parkinson's symptoms begin to reappear or become noticeably worse before it is time to take the next scheduled dose of medication. As wearing- off becomes more obvious, it may be harder to control the time when levodopa results in a good response ("on" time) and the time when the...

Parkinson's Disease: When to Consider Deep Brain Stimulation

Article Brain surgery for Parkinson's disease may be a viable treatment for someone with dyskinesias or other side effects from long-term use of levodopa.

8 Ways to Help Your Parent Cope With Parkinson's Disease

10 Signs of Parkinson's Disease

Article The early symptoms of Parkinson's disease can be easy to overlook. Know the main signs of Parkinson's, and when to see a doctor if you have concerns.

Benefits of Coffee

Article Coffee lovers may worry about how much they're drinking. But recent research indicates many good reasons to reach for a daily cup -- or cups.

Senior Care Thought Leader: Carol O'Dell

Article If you're a caregiver supporting a loved one with Parkinson's or Alzheimer's, you should know about writer, blogger, and speaker Carol O'Dell. Find out why.

Lewy Body Dementia and Alzheimer's

Article Both Lewy body dementia (LBD) and Alzheimer's cause memory impairment, but there are some important differences. Find out more about LBD.

Best Parkinson's Disease Websites

Article When facing a diagnosis of Parkinson's, you need all the information you can get. Discover the 7 best PD sites for family caregivers.