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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

about 15 hours ago
BobbieK said...
Jax, after watching my husband crash, and watching him WALK to the bathroom today, I can say YES miracles happen! But I have also been a hosp... more
about 14 hours ago
Aligar said...
Max, I will keep you and your mom in my prayers. Believe in miracles. Get your mom what she needs. Get a second opinion or consult the neur... more
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about 15 hours ago
BobbieK said...
Love and hugs to you. I've been telling Gary to yell at me, seems to help with the speech. I understand about lonely. Know we are here for you.
about 14 hours ago
joyanne said...
Donna, it is so good to hear from you. I was beginning to worry. Sorry to hear Jerry has not been doing well lately. Tell your daughter we ... more
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about 22 hours ago
Diwiyana said...
I doubt that anyone, including the doctor, can say how long your mom will be able do things. I think his point is that, because we don't know... more
about 18 hours ago
BobbieK said...
Dearest Being Strong, I think your doctor is trying to be sure of good visits. Even Lewy Body doesn't cause death. It simply causes dementia. ... more
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1 day ago
lise rr said...
Hi, I am sorry about what you are going through, I know when someone feels useless it gets harder to to do things, my husband went through tha... more
1 day ago
BobbieK said...
I have a couple of thoughts. First, depression in one of the issues in PD. If you haven't discussed this with his doctor, please do. I also ag... more
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1 day ago
Marshmallow2 said...
I hear you. Sometimes my husband doesn't understand how to do the simplest thing. Here's a hug
1 day ago
joyanne said...
Corney, this is a good safe place to vent. We all get aggravated at our loved ones who have PD. Sometimes it feels like they do things just t... more
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3 days ago
Marshmallow2 said...
See a lawyer. You have a valid claim against the rehab facility for the fall and resulting injuries. I'm a lawyer in New York. Please let m... more
3 days ago
Jax91981 said...
I do live in New York, on Long Island. Thank you for the info! I originally wanted to get the community Medicaid that will allow for care in h... more
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4 days ago
BobbieK said...
Oh yeah! Our husbands can be crazy making! And I understand the desire to smack them. Of course, that feeling was around long before Parkinson... more
4 days ago
PatMess said...
OH can I ever relate! I have spent two days in H.E.L.L. and I don't even know why. We did not have an argument or anything. Jo. Just got i... more
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5 days ago
BobbieK said...
Hi Amanda, welcome! There are a lot of adaptive items that help, depending on your Dad's requirements. I'm thinking you are considering someth... more
5 days ago
amandaclark238 said...
Thank you for sharing your kindness. I will have to look into the lift chair because my dad is also overweight so it is very hard for him to b... more
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5 days ago
BobbieK said...
Hi - and welcome! It sounds like you have a very full plate! No wonder you are overwhelmed. Lots of super people here who understand and will... more
5 days ago
joyanne said...
I'd like to welcome you to the PD support site, too. I am sorry PD has affected your families and I want you to know you are in good company... more
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