The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic has changed the way we do most activities, and the upcoming holidays are no exception. They, too, are likely to look different. Many of us wonder how we can safely celebrate traditions, travel, or gather with loved ones — especially those who live with Parkinson’s disease. And if you haven’t seen your loved one in some time, you may not be sure what to expect or how to make the most of your visit — whatever that visit looks like. For what to consider, watch the Ask the MD video:
For more, download our updated guide on Visiting with Family Members Who Have Parkinson’s. And for the latest on the connection between COVID-19 and Parkinson’s as well as tips on managing stress, keeping active and staying connected, visit MJFF’s COVID-19 Resource Hub.
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