1. Health

Caring for someone with Parkinson's Disease

'For caregivers' summarizes tried and true methods of care for the caregiver of a person with PD including information about emotional, financial and safety concerns.

The Emotional Challenges of a Children Whose Parent s Have Parkinson's Disease
Young children of people with Parkinson's disease face a unique set of emotional challenges.

On Family Care of the Individual with Parkinson's Disease
Caregiving for a family member with Parkinson's disease can be very stressful. Read about what resources are available to caregivers.

Walking the Tightrope of Caring for Someone With Parkinson's Disease
Being a caregiver is stressful. Find out about caregiver stress and what you can do about it.

Support for Caregivers of People with Parkinson's Disease
Resources for the caregivers of people with Parkinson's disease can be hard to find.

MyParkinsons.org Parkinson's Disease Caregiver Information
MyParkinsons.org is a resource for current and future caregivers of people with Parkinson's disease.

NFCA's Tip Sheets and How-To Guides
The National Family Caregivers Association offers these tips and guides for caregivers.

Family Caregiver Alliance: National Center on Caregiving
The FCA is supports people across the country who care for family members with chronic, disabling health conditions.

Parkinson's Training For Caregivers
The Northwest Parkinson's Foundation provides a free online course for the caregivers of people with Parkinson's disease.

Lotsa Helping Hands
Lotsa Helping Hands is a volunteer organization that offers assistance to families trying to care for aging loved ones.

You can opt-out at any time. Please refer to our privacy policy for contact information.

©2014 About.com. All rights reserved.

We comply with the HONcode standard
for trustworthy health
information: verify here.