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Talking to other people

If your partner, family member or friend has Parkinson's then you may be wondering about telling others and how to do this. You may also be wondering who you can talk to for support.

Talking to other people who understand what you're going through

You may have lots of different questions about how to care or support for the person you know.

Our free support services offer a range of different ways you can connect with other people. This includes our peer support service, that puts you in touch with a trained volunteer who has a similar experience of caring and Parkinson's to you - someone who understands.

Telling younger family members

You may be worried about telling younger members of the family including children or grandchildren.

We have lots of information on talking to younger people about Parkinson's. This includes thinking how they will react and answering questions they have about how it may affect your family now and in the future.

Should I tell my employer that I’m a carer?

You may have questions about telling work.

Find out more about telling your employer and work colleagues.