Visit the PlaneTree Health Information Center online: http://sccl.org/services/planetree NOTE: This information should not be viewed as a means for self-diagnosis or a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.
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Living Well with Parkinson’s Disease
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National Parkinson Foundation - This section of the website touches on all concerns of life with when you have Parkinson’s, including daily life, relationships and work. National Parkinson Foundation - This section of the website touches on all concerns of life with when you have Parkinson’s, including daily life, relationships and work. Show less
Sleep Disturbances
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Parkinson’s Disease Foundation - Discussion of the problem; includes related resources. Parkinson’s Disease Foundation - Discussion of the problem; includes related resources. Show less
Nutrition and Parkinson’s Disease: What Matters Most?
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Parkinson’s Disease Foundation. - A registered dietitian provides a guide to good nutrition that complements the treatment of the disease. Parkinson’s Disease Foundation. - A registered dietitian provides a guide to good nutrition that complements the treatment of the disease. Show less
Driving When You Have Parkinson’s
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U.S. Department of Transportation - Safety tips and resource numbers. U.S. Department of Transportation - Safety tips and resource numbers. Show less
Senior Guide for Safe Driving (PDF)
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California Department of Motor Vehicles - This booklet covers all aspects of driving safely with self-checklists and suggestions. California Department of Motor Vehicles - This booklet covers all aspects of driving safely with self-checklists and suggestions. Show less
Gambling, Sex, and…Parkinson’s Disease
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Parkinson’s Disease Foundation - Discusses impulse-control disorders in Parkinson’s. Parkinson’s Disease Foundation - Discusses impulse-control disorders in Parkinson’s. Show less
People with Parkinson’s Discover the Joy of Dance
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Parkinson’s Disease Foundation - Use of dance for physical symptoms, as well as for enjoyment. Parkinson’s Disease Foundation - Use of dance for physical symptoms, as well as for enjoyment. Show less
Dream Robber:  Living with Parkinson’s disease
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NIH MedlinePlus Magazine - Provides true life examples, with a summary explanation of the disease. NIH MedlinePlus Magazine - Provides true life examples, with a summary explanation of the disease. Show less
Emotional responses to PD
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National Parkinson Foundation - Describes the emotional stages a diagnosis of Parkinson’s Disease engenders, and provides links to more information on coping. National Parkinson Foundation - Describes the emotional stages a diagnosis of Parkinson’s Disease engenders, and provides links to more information on coping. Show less
Caregivers’ Resources
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USA.gov - Finding care, government benefits, legal matters, long-distance caregiving, support for caregivers (not specific to Parkinson’s disease). USA.gov - Finding care, government benefits, legal matters, long-distance caregiving, support for caregivers (not specific to Parkinson’s disease). Show less
Caregivers’ Guide to Medications and Aging
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Useful information about medications, pharmacists, over-medication, medication-related problems, and “natural” medications. Useful information about medications, pharmacists, over-medication, medication-related problems, and “natural” medications. Show less
Caregiving 101
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The National Parkinson Foundation - A list of links to topics of interest to caregivers. The National Parkinson Foundation - A list of links to topics of interest to caregivers. Show less
Signs of Caregiver Burnout
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American Heart Association - Recognizing when caregivers need to take care of themselves. American Heart Association - Recognizing when caregivers need to take care of themselves. Show less
Support Groups
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PPSG Parkinson's Patients Support Groups, Inc. - This is a directory of support groups that are listed with PPSG. It includes a calendar of meetings, It i...Show more PPSG Parkinson's Patients Support Groups, Inc. - This is a directory of support groups that are listed with PPSG. It includes a calendar of meetings, It is suggested that, since details are always changing, you should call ahead before you attend a group. Show less
American Parkinson Disease Association (APDA) Information & Referral Center at Stanford
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Located at Stanford University Medical Center, 300 Pasteur Drive, Room A-343, Stanford, CA 94305-5235 Phone: (650) 724-6090; Phone (toll free): (866) 250-...Show more Located at Stanford University Medical Center, 300 Pasteur Drive, Room A-343, Stanford, CA 94305-5235 Phone: (650) 724-6090; Phone (toll free): (866) 250-2414 Fax: (650) 725-7459. Provides referrals to specialists, and information about living with the disease for both persons with Parkinson’s and caregivers, as well as links to support groups. Show less
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