Parkinson's disease (PD) affects more than just the patient. As a loved one and caregiver of someone living with Parkinson's, PD also becomes a central part of your life. While managing the realities of a diagnosis can be difficult and challenging, our updated Web page on caregiving
can help both patients and their loved ones as they continue to navigate through PD together. On this page you will find tips and recommendations to answer questions and address concerns you may have since your loved one's diagnosis, including:
•how to manage a loved one's care
•how Parkinson's can affect your relationship
•and how you, as a caregiver, can care for yourself.
Also, be sure to download You, Your Loved One and Parkinson's Disease, michaeljfox.org/files/08201...
our free guide that shares advice from Lonnie Ali, wife of Muhammad Ali, who discusses the impact of PD on family relationships.
We encourage you to visit michaeljfox.org/caregiving and hope it will provide insight and comfort as both you and your loved one take steps to alleviate the effects of Parkinson's.