Learn more about Parkinson's and managing disease with these books, products and organizations, suggested by our community.
"When Life Gives You Parkinson's" Podcast
MJFF Patient Council member Larry Gifford, diagnosed with PD in 2017, hosts the inspiring, engaging and honest podcast “When Life Gives You Parkinson’s.” Through laughter and tears, Gifford and his family have opened their lives to the listeners and introduce us to how they and others in the Parkinson’s community are dealing with the symptoms and progression of the disease.
Michael S. Okun, M.D., a neurologist and leading researcher, reviews recent breakthrough ideas and therapies in Parkinson's disease. Sharing the belief that all people with Parkinson's and their families should be informed and updated on all potential therapies.
300 Tips for Making Life with Parkinson's Disease Easier
Shelley Peterman Schwarz
Filled with tips, techniques, and shortcuts readers will learn basic lessons for conserving time and energy, enabling them to do more of the things they want to do. Throughout the book, specially marked tips are provided for those who provide care and support for people with this disease.
This comprehensive guide explains the basics of Lewy body dementia and includes personal anecdotes, caregiving tips and a glossary of relevant terms to serve as a resource to better understand the disease.
oel Havemann incorporates relevant scientific information about Parkinson's disease into his own story of living with the condition. "A Life Shaken" includes facts, diagrams and a glossary of information about Parkinson's and presents the information as engaging and accessible.
A Lifetime in Motion: Lessons Learned From a Student of the Game(s)
Lyle M. Gibson
From an ordinary guy who has done some extraordinary things throughout his life. A baseball National Champion, certified tennis professional, a Boston Marathon runner, and a high school baseball and tennis coach who has brought teams to championships — as well as confronting the biggest challenge in his life. Inspirational, motivational, instructional, and often humorous stories, and the life lessons taken from his experiences. CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (May 2015).
This nontechnical, personal guide, written by John M. Vine, covers John's experiences since his Parkinson's diagnosis 12 years ago. It includes advice on all aspects of the disease plus interviews with people with Parkinson's and their partners.