Join our Parkinson’s family

You never have to face your Parkinson’s journey alone. While people living with Parkinson’s, and their caregivers, rely on the supportive network of family and friends, they tell me how important they find the unique support that only their Parkinson’s family can provide. That’s because they feel no one knows better the real impact of … Read more

New hope to halt compulsive gambling

For people with Parkinson’s disease, it’s usually a tremendous relief to find a drug to treat the tremors, stiffness or the freezing that causes some of them to halt in place. But for a significant minority of people – up to 20 per cent – the class of drugs that is often most effective in … Read more

Caregiver tips for the holidays

The days are feeling frosty and decorations are making their way across homes and storefronts. Though the holiday season is enjoyable for many, it can be a stressful time for families affected by Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias, multiple sclerosis, or Parkinson’s disease. Unfamiliar places, large groups of people, noise, and a hectic pace can … Read more