Living with Parkinson's
Everyone's experience of living with Parkinson's is different.
But there are lots of issues and challenges that are shared by
many people living with the condition.
Click on the links below for information and advice on some of
the topics we're frequently asked about.
For advice on other topics, we have a range of free publications about coping with day-to-day
life with Parkinson's.
Home adaptation, how to get your needs assessed, the cost of
mobility equipment and disability aids and useful contacts
The impact of Parkinson's on driving, your legal requirements,
car insurance, car adaptations and useful contacts
The benefits of exercise for people with Parkinson's, how to
find a local exercise class, exercising at home and research into
Parkinson's and exercise
Diet and Parkinson's, planning when to eat and take medication,
managing weight loss or dealing with weight gain, special equipment
and useful contacts
Making employment decisions, welfare benefits and grants, and
the rights of people with Parkinson's
How Parkinson's may affect your relationships.
This includes your partner if you have one, your family, any
children or grandchildren, friends, colleagues and people you
Here are some of the options that may help you understand more
about technology, the devices that can make it easier to get online
and the organisations to help you do it.
Issues to consider before travelling, tips that may help your
holidays go smoothly and what to look out for when you're arranging
Many organisations offer self care and self management courses
to support people living with a long-term condition such as
Parkinson's and their carers.
Direct and confidential help and support