Real life stories - People with Parkinson's, carers,
family and friends
People with Parkinson's, carers,
family and friends share their stories to help give an insight into
what life is like for them.
Every hour, someone in the UK is told they have Parkinson's.
About 127,000 people in the UK have the condition.
We'd love to hear from you if you are interested in sharing your
story with us, or giving interviews for TV, newspapers, magazines
Find out more about sharing your story
with the media.
Image: Alun Morgan (right), who has Parkinson's
Watch and read real life stories about the procedures of
Parkinson's diagnosis and the impact of being diagnosed.
People with Parkinson's in their 20s and those who were
diagnosed when they were under 30 share their stories with us.
Real life stories from people who continue to work after
People with Parkinson's share their experiences of deep brain
stimulation and other types of surgery used to treat
People who provide support for their partners, family or friends
who have Parkinson's share their experiences.
People tell us about getting involved in campaigns, demanding
better services and raising awareness of Parkinson's.
Stories from our volunteers and supporters across the country,
whose support enables us to continue our work.
People with Parkinson's tell us about the importance of finding
good information and practical support.
Louisa, who has Parkinson's, tells us what a cure for would mean
to her and her family.
Share your experiences of living with Parkinson's
discussion forum is for people with Parkinson's, their carers,
family and friends to chat and share experiences.
Everyone affected by Parkinson's is welcome to join.