Understanding Parkinson’s Disease: Informational Resources


man on benchThose diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease (PD) and their family members undoubtedly have many questions concerning PD symptoms, treatment, living with the disease, common problems and concerns, and research.  Following are links to comprehensive resources provided by Parkinson’s disease organizations and the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) to help patients, family members, and their caregivers understand the many aspects of living with PD:









  • Parkinson’s Disease 101: including information on Diagnosis, Treatment, Living Well, Young-Onset Parkinson’s, Legal Issues, Financial Issues, and Insurance Issues
  • National Parkinson Foundation Searchable PD Library: This section of the National Parkinson Foundation’s site gives you the ability to search their library of PD resources by specific keywords, such as Advanced PD, Caregivers, Cognition, Newly Diagnosed, Physical/Occupational/Speech Therapy, Preventing Falls, and Young Onset.
  • PD Resources in Spanish