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Keeping step with Parkinson’s: balance, posture and gait

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IN PICTURES: A step forward for Parkinson’s

A picture gallery from the StepUp2PD exercise retreat

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What’s going on in Washington DC, and what does it mean for people with Parkinson’s?

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The body-popping dance class that helps people “forget” they have Parkinson’s

Hip-hop dance classes that could reduce Parkinson’s symptoms

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Parkinson’s power foods: one-day menus to nourish your brain and body

One-day menu ideas to enrich the microbiome to reduce symptoms

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Singapore runs for Parkinson’s

Parkinson Society Singapore fun run to raise awareness and funds

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How to choose the best nutrient-rich foods for Parkinson’s

Expert guide: foods that could help your Parkinson’s symptoms

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Workout in the wilderness with leading Parkinson’s health professionals

Sign up for this intensive Parkinson’s retreat in Ontario, Canada

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Drug repurposing: testing a drug approved for one disease for its efficacy in another

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Michael J Fox Foundation releases online resources for handling Parkinson’s in the workplace

The downloadable guides include tips on disclosing diagnoses

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The Parkinson’s Foundation releases series of free Parkinson’s podcasts

Enjoy these free Parkinson’s podcasts

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Young-onset Parkinson’s disease: the challenges and treatment options

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How Parkinson’s wearables can deliver accurate data from patient to neurologist

VIDEO: Discover the powerful possibilities of wearable tech

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Parkinson’s and malnutrition: what are the risks and how do you prevent it?

Top tips for minimising the risk of malnutrition

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Why women need to talk about sex and Parkinson’s

Sex therapist meets women-only Parkinson’s support group

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Harry Styles is an “absolutely brilliant” carer for his granddad who has Parkinson’s

One Direction star praised for care of granddad with Parkinson’s

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Urinary problems in Parkinson’s disease – MJFF Third Thursday webinar

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Vegetarian ‘Beet Wellington’ with mushrooms, aubergines and garlic

A vegetarian twist on a steak classic

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How my husband’s Parkinson’s has ruined our sex life

A candid account of sex life and Parkinson’s

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Colourful broccoli, shiitake mushrooms and cashew nut stir-fry

A quick stir-fry that’s both easy to make and nutritious

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Lonnie Ali says her late husband Muhammad Ali “inspires her” every day

Muhammad Ali’s wife discusses inspirational husband in webinar

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How complementary medicines can help those living with Parkinson’s

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How Parkinson’s genetics is transforming drug development

Find out about the latest research into Parkinson’s genetics

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Sicilian caponata: aubergines in a ‘puttanesca’ tomato sauce

Easy-chew aubergine dish that’s high-fibre but low in protein

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Underwater boxing: Parkinson’s patients make a splash

Punching out Parkinson's goes from ring to pool

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Tonya’s trainers: the long road back to running

Advice for long-distance running with Parkinson’s

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WEBINAR: Learn about the role of intestinal bacteria in Parkinson’s disease

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Cutting down grass (and my Parkinson’s symptoms) – one scythe at a time

How grass cutting is helping me keep control of my symptoms

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Faces of Parkinson’s: “His facial expressions have changed, but not the sparkle in his eyes”

Personal portraits of people with Parkinson’s

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WEBINAR – Tune in for the Michael J Fox Foundation 2016 round-up

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VIDEO: “Children shouldn’t feel isolated or hopeless because a parent has Parkinson’s”

New educational film to support families dealing with Parkinson’s

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One-day menu for people with Parkinson’s featuring salmon baked potatoes

One-day menu ideas for easy-to-chew meal planning

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Vegetarian moussaka

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Greek-inspired courgette and aubergine vegetarian moussaka

This vegetarian moussaka uses tofu or seitan as meat replacements

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How to plan nutritious easy-to-chew meals for people with Parkinson’s

Is chewing difficult? Read these tips for easy-to-chew meal planning

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Tune in to a live webinar on alpha-synuclein – the ‘Parkinson’s protein’

Alpha-synuclein: stopping the sticky protein behind Parkinson's

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Campaigners win petition for ‘student carer’ status on uni application forms

Student carers soon to be recognised on application forms

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Mind games: can this new gaming app help Parkinson’s patients track symptoms?

New app tracks cognitive Parkinson’s symptoms

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Naturally good food: the diets proven to boost the body against Parkinson’s

Diets from around the world that help Parkinson’s symptoms

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Which specialist diet is best for Parkinson’s disease?

Paleo, gluten-free, vegetarian, ketogenic and Mediterranean diets

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Rich roast pork Orloff with vegetables and red pesto

A hearty pork dish, layered with cheeses & seasoned with red pesto

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Slow-cooked vegetarian chilli ‘sin carne’ with aubergine

Try this deliciously rich chilli con carne – without the 'carne'

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Talking about Parkinson’s disease with young children has never been easy. But, here are five books to help you explain the condition in a more accessible way to the younger ones in your family

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5 free books to help explain Parkinson’s to children and teens

How to talk to young children about Parkinson’s disease

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World Parkinson Congress: “Nothing else like it anywhere”

Listen to this interview with Eli Pollard, director of the WPC

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Try making this delicious tropical fruit almond milk smoothie

Refresh yourself this summer with a tropical fruit smoothie

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Superfoods lead

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6 superfoods to enhance brain function in Parkinson’s

To improve brain function add more carrots and fish to your diet

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9 steps to a stress-free life with Parkinson’s

How to improve your quality of life in 9 easy steps

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Parkinson’s podcast: Is the patient perspective the most important in research?

Listen to the patient perspective on research and clinical care

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Carers' Corner

Now there’s an app to remind your loved ones to take their Parkinson’s meds

Introducing the voice reminder service for Parkinson’s carers

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Free online course: learn how to be an effective Parkinson’s campaigner

More than 500 people have completed the programme so far

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Are pesticides the cause of Parkinson’s disease? Find out in this free podcast

Find out how close we are to knowing the causes

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Carers' Corner

Learn coping tricks and strategies for carers at Parkinson’s summit

The Caregiver's Summit aims to equip carers with the tools to take charge

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My Perfect Dish lead

Recipes & Nutrition

Mouth-watering Michelin-starred meals for people with Parkinson’s

Delicious specialised recipes that meet your Parkinson's dietary needs

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3 steps to better posture for people with Parkinson’s

Improve your posture in three simple steps

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Health & Fitness

Game on: your invite to Parkinson’s football ‘World Cup’

Forget Euro 2016 and the Copa, there’s another tournament in town

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Carers' Corner

10 shocking facts that show what it’s like to be a carer

Highlighting the issues faced by carers throughout Europe

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Carers' Corner

“That you can be you – and still fight this beast everyday – makes you a giant”

How one carer and her husband overcame “terrifying” diagnosis

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Brush up on your Parkinson’s terminology with this free glossary

Free downloadable and printable A-Z of Parkinson’s disease

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In the kitchen with Yves: why meal soups are good for you

Turning soup into a filling dish that is easy to chew and swallow

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Trouble sleeping? Listen to a free podcast about sleep and Parkinson’s

Discussing a common nocturnal nemesis for people with Parkinson's

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A series of 12 videos to offer practical Parkinson’s advice

What would you do if you had one hour more of ‘on time’ each day?

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The comic book that explains Parkinson’s to young children

Children’s comic book: ‘Medikidz Explains Parkinson’s Disease’

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White asparagus à la Flamande with egg mimosa

A traditional Flemish vegetarian asparagus dish with egg mimosa

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6 free guides to help raise awareness of Parkinson’s disease

Parkinson’s toolkits: practical guides for patient organisations

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Brussels Sprout Mousse lead

Recipes & Nutrition

Mousse of Brussels sprouts and onions topped with nutmeg

An exciting take on the iron-rich vegetable Brussels Sprouts

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Sign up to Nordic walking and beach fitness at Parkinson’s bootcamp

Spaces now available for summer exercise camp in Portugal

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Parkinson’s podcast: ‘New Neurons for Old’ – interview with Dr Roger Barker

The controversial history of foetal tissue and stem cell therapies

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Carers' Corner

An emotional new poem for World Parkinson’s Day

World Parkinson’s Day: Poet pens poignant poem to raise awareness

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Recipes & Nutrition

Provençale-style aubergine stuffed with ratatouille and vegetarian mince

Provençale dish with vegetarian mince served in half an aubergine

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Free multilingual Parkinson’s document helps patients travelling abroad

Printable Parkinson’s info doc in 25 languages makes travel easier

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Carers' Corner

Social experiment shows what it’s like to live with Parkinson’s for one day

Parkinsons1Day video project teaches empathy skills

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Parkinson’s podcast: Beyond motor symptoms

Why has it taken so long for researchers to focus on the challenges of non-

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Who, What, When and Where of Parkinson’s diagnosis: MJFF free webinar

MJFF ‘Third Thursday webinar’ on the benefits of early Parkinson’s di

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Recipes & Nutrition

Quinoa risotto with a ‘forestière’ mushroom sauce

Swap rice for superfood quinoa in this wild mushroom risotto

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Peace of mind: your Parkinson’s passport to a more comfortable holiday

‘Parkinson’s passport’ makes travelling easier

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Parkinson’s podcast: L-dopa – waiting for the next act

Discussion: Why has it taken so long to improve levodopa delivery?

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Michael J Fox webinar

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Whatever happened to stem cells? Tune in to this free MJFF live webinar

Free webinar looks at the stem cells and its use in Parkinson's

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6 tips to stay active while living with Parkinson’s disease

Tips to keep fit and stay active with Parkinson’s

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Carers' Corner

Advanced Parkinson’s: a survivor’s guide to ‘transcending the pain of death’

Book review: ‘Love’s Last Measure’ by Anne Mikkelsen

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VIDEO: “No one with Parkinson’s should feel alone”

Video: Parkinson’s communities share experiences of the condition

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Discussing dyskinesia: Michael J Fox Foundation offers free live webinar

‘Dyskinesia: What to do about moving too much’

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Parkinson’s podcast: Genetics and Parkinson’s disease

Will genetics help us crack the Parkinson's code?

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Recipes & Nutrition

Oven-baked fish in butter and mixed herbs

This fish dish is light and healthy, perfect with rice or potatoes

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Free online tool allows you to track Parkinson’s symptoms

Map out the frequency of motor and non-motor Parkinson’s symptoms

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8 more Parkinson’s apps you need to try

Smartphone apps that help patients track & monitor Parkinson’s

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Parkinson’s podcast: ‘Parkinson’s Plus’ conditions

A look at the rare conditions often mistaken for Parkinson’s

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How tailored exercise programmes can help people with Parkinson’s

How to find the right Parkinson’s exercise programme

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Thinking about deep brain stimulation? Read this

A new online hub provides essential DBS info, resources and tools

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Prepare the perfect festive dinner with Parki’s chef Yves Meersman

Expert 'mise en place' tips for a stress-free Christmas dinner

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VIDEO: 5 exercises to improve Parkinson’s symptoms

Watch this exclusive exercise video that may help your symptoms

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Saddle of hare fillet with a wild mushroom sauce

This is a festive & colourful game dish, perfect for special occasions

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Parkinson’s podcast: Stopping disease progression – growth factors

Are growth factors still an effective disease-modifying strategy?

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Smoked wild king salmon with mango salsa

Salmon grilled with smoking wood chips give the most delicate taste sensati

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Salmon fishcakes with chilli and mayo red dressing

These fishcake gems are rich in omega-3 and so easy to prepare

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Salmon: the brain’s natural boost against Parkinson’s

Fish has gained a reputation as ‘brain food’ and with good reason

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GB athlete with Parkinson’s going for gold at Duathlon World Champs

Ruth Wilson is “determined to get on the podium” in Australia

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Parkinson’s podcast: DBS – a report from the front lines

Get the low-down on new surgical and non-surgical interventions

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Parkinson’s ‘bootcamp’ puts patients through their paces

Exercise is the order of the day in Portugal’s summer camp

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Parkinson’s cookbook receives royal reception in Belgium

New innovative cookbook offers specialised Parkinson’s recipes

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Soaring high: why Parkinson’s won’t stop this 70-year-old paraglider

This retired engineering manager is reaching for the skies

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Parkinson’s podcast: losing our minds – cognition and PD

Fourth chat show examines psychological and cognitive problems

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’10 Breakthrough Therapies for Parkinson’s disease’ book launch

Renowned neurologist fights “worldwide crisis of misinformation”

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Couscous with chicken, raisins & nectarine in a lemon vinaigrette

This dish combines citrus and sweet fruits rich in vitamins

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Salad with chicken, apple & curry-yogurt dressing

This recipe offers a spicy yet cooling alternative to your standard salad

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Sign up for the Parkinson’s football ‘world cup’

The third edition of the Ray Kennedy Cup is about to kick off in Denmark

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The 8th Parkinson’s ‘Olympics’ targets key exercise habits

It’s the exercise that counts at the Parkinsoniada games

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Recipes & Nutrition

Salmon and smoked mackerel brandade with potatoes and cress dressing

This refreshing omega-3 rich recipe combines fish and vegetables

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Carers' Corner

Beating ‘burnout': nine ways to stay positive when caring for your partner

Caring for your partner can be challenging, but it doesn't have to be a bur

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Parkinson’s podcast: stopping disease progression

Second show in new series dedicated to Parkinson's research now live

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Carers Week launches in UK

2015 campaign focuses on building ‘carer-friendly communities’

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Parkinson’s podcasts promise ‘new perspectives on latest science’

A new series of monthly Parkinson’s podcasts kicks off

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Recipe: Slow-cooked Mediterranean chicken tagine

This slow-cooked fragrant tagine benefits from antibacterial properties

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8 smart Parkinson’s apps you need to try

Smartphone apps that can help track and manage Parkinson's

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An end to writer’s block for people with Parkinson’s?

New pen developed to improve handwriting for Parkinson's patients

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Dance like Parkinson’s ain’t watching!

Discover the dance scheme that's moving patients worldwide

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Carers' Corner

Unemployment, debt, poverty & depression… the life of a carer

These 10 statistics highlight the realities of being a carer

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Let’s talk about sex (and Parkinson’s)

How do you deal with sexuality and intimacy in Parkinson's?

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Health & Fitness

Meet the 70-year-old who uses boxing to help fight Parkinson’s

Bob Raeburn is hooked on boxing and its benefits

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Easier to swallow – dysphagia in Parkinson’s

Practical advice on making oral medication easier to swallow

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Caring and sharing – the importance of learning to let it out

Why good communication is essential in families affected by Parkinson's

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‘Engagement platform’ lets carers log their work and receive rewards

Recognising and rewarding the work of carers via mobile platform

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Dreaming with their feet – ballet programme for PwPs

Dance initiative run by the English National Ballet

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