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Parkinson's Helplines

The Parkinson's Foundation offers a hotline staffed by specialists, if you have questions about your PD .


PF Helpline 1.800.4PD.INFO (473-4636)

http://www.parkinson.org/find-help/helpline


Parkinson’s Medications

https://www.parkinson.org/pd-library/books/medications


Parkinson's "Aware In Care" Hospital Bag

The Parkinson's Foundation offers an Aware in Care bag so you are "hospital ready." PD meds and their administration can be a challenge when admitted to a hospital. This kit helps you be prepared. The kit includes a PD Alert bracelet.

https://secure3.convio.net/prkorg/site/Ecommerce/1326756855?VIEW_PRODUCT=true&product_id=1361&store_id=2162

CHOMP Palliative Care

Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula offers Palliative Care to reduce the symptoms, pain, stress, and side effects of serious illness, including Parkinson's and to support the family, friends and staff who care for them. Often confused with hospice care, Palliative Care is available to those with serious or chronic illness at any time during their illness.

(831) 625-4977

https://www.chomp.org/services/palliative-care/


Home Safety Tour Checklist

From the Parkinsons Foundation 

http://www.parkinson.org/sites/default/files/Home%20Safety%20Tour.pdf


Do You Have PD or a Parkinsonism?
http://health.usnews.com/health-news/patient-advice/articles/2014/10/27/do-you-have-parkinsons-disease-or-a-parkinsonism


Would You Like to Support Parkinson's Research?
Participate in a clinical trial to help PD research. This trial finder matches you to trails you can help with.
https://www.michaeljfox.org/page.html?Find-a-Trial​



The Ten Signs of Parkinson's

http://www.parkinson.org/10signs


​Michael J Fox Foundation Hosts Online Webinars on Parkinson's Research

MJFF offers free live webinars on the third Thursday of every month at 9am PT. These webinars cover various aspects of living with PD and resources to keep you informed about the latest research. Archived recordings of previous webinars are offered on-demand.

https://www.michaeljfox.org/page.html?hot-topics-webinar-series

 

Latest News From the European Parkinson's Community
http://www.epda.eu.com/en/news/

Stanford Parkinson’s Resources
​http://med.stanford.edu/parkinsons/support.html