Ron's story - farming with Parkinson's

"I've been working since I was 16. I've had a fortnight off and apart from that I've just kept on going."

Ron and his wife Elizabeth run a farm in Wales.

Watch Ron talk about his work and why it's important to keep going, and Elizabeth discuss the challenges of supporting Ron.

Ron on farming with Parkinson's

"You want to move - to get out of the way of the bloody cow that's rushing towards you. But your legs won't function."

Elizabeth on supporting Ron

"People always say 'How's Ron?' They never say 'How are you, are you coping?' I think you need to remember that the other person in the relationship sometimes needs help."

Emma Lawton by the river

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