Hot weather can be draining, making outdoor exercise difficult during the summer months. But with the many reported benefits of exercise for people with Parkinson's, it's important to stay active even if you'd rather relax and enjoy a little air conditioning.
Caregivers can help motivate loved ones by joining them for an indoor dance class, early morning walk or swim in an indoor pool. If you and your loved do decide to exercise outdoors, pay close attention to energy levels, bring plenty of water and be sure to apply and re-apply sunblock.
Looking for ideas on ways to stay active? Our community shared their favorite ways to get moving even when the mercury keeps rising.