Working life and Parkinson's - real life stories
Parkinson's symptoms can differ from person to person and are
Some people with Parkinson's may need to change the
way they work or even change their jobs, while
others may be able continue working as before.
Below, people tell us about the effect that Parkinson's has had
on their working life.
Giving up her gardening career after diagnosis was one of
the hardest things for Nicky. After the many changes and
challenges she is looking at trying her hand as a stand up comedian
and script writing.
After being diagnosed with Parkinson's 5 years ago, Bob retired
from being a magician and has started running lifestyle management
courses for people with Parkinson's. Read more on the changes he
had to make and how his life is now.
Diagnosed at 50, William continues to run his own business as a
civil engineer and land surveyor.
Diagnosed under the age of 40, Jane is feeling
positive about living with Parkinson's and the support she has.
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.