Resources

A Parkinson's diagnosis comes with a lot of uncertainty and questions. You are not alone; you can rely on the National Parkinson Foundation to get the answers you need. FIND HELP.

 

Dealing and Healing with Parkinson's Disease and Other Health Conditions: A Workbook for Body, Mind and Spirit Paperback

 

¿Prefieres información y recursos en español?

Visite www.parkinson.org/espanol

 

NPF Helpline

 

Call the NPF Helpline 1.800.4PD.INFO (1-800-473-4636) for answers to all your questions. Staffed by nurses, social workers and therapists, the Helpline is here to support you in any possible way, including:

  • Current disease information
  • Medical issues including symptoms and treatments
  • Health and social care
  • Emotional support
  • Referrals to health professionals and community resources for local support

 

The Helpline is open Mon-Fri, 9am – 6pm EST. You can be assisted in either English or Spanish. You can also email with a question at any time: helpline@parkinson.org.

 

 

Parkinson's Central Mobile App

Parkinson's Central is a free, easy-to-use smartphone app that people with Parkinson's and their caregivers can use to access Parkinson's-related information wherever and whenever they need it.

appPicker.com featured both NPF apps - Parkinson’s Toolkit and Parkinson’s Central—on their website in an article, “The Best iPhone Apps for Parkinson’s".

Parkinson's Central features:

  • "Near Me" tool to find resources in your area
  • How to get the most out of doctor visits
  • Ins and outs of diagnosis and medication management
  • Tips on how to live well with Parkinson's
  • Information about insurance and finance
  • Special caregiver content

You can download the app for free in the iTunes store or via Google Play.


11th Annual Parkinson's Disease Symposium (2017)

Presentation Videos

Update on Parkinson's Disease - Vibhash Sharma, M.D.

Dental Issues and Parkinson's Disease - Marsha Pyle, DDS, MEd

Managing Emotional and Behavioral Health in Parkinson's Disease- Kelsey SewellPh.D.

Exercise in Parkinson's Disease - Michelle R. Haub, MS, CCC-SLP

Driving and Parkinson's Disease - Hannes Devos, PT, PhD, DRS

If you are interested in the Driving Assessment Lab discussed at the symposium, please call (913) 945-9673 or email larrs@kumc.edu