Fox / Parkinson’s 360*

Do you ever feel like “Honestly, toasters come with more instructions than a diagnosis of Parkinson’s Disease “? perhaps the following link will help.

This is a link to a 55 page document produced by the MJFF with ‘real talk for patients and families’ exploring everything from learning the diagnosis, the process of accepting and learning about , deciding when to reveal your diagnosis to others. It covers seven tenents:

  • 1 There is NO “one size fits all” description.
  • 2 Isolation can worsen symptoms
  • 3 Don’t Settle: keep working and make changes
  • 4 Hone your new instinct.
  • 5 Parkinson’s is a non-linear disease
  • 6 Get Engaged
  • 7 Be Prepared