Have you listened to Parkinson’s Life podcast?


Author: Saskia MairPublished: 23 September 2021

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From coping with loneliness to getting a good night’s sleep – each episode of Parkinson’s Life podcast brings together people from the community for an honest conversation about how to live well with Parkinson’s

Parkinson’s Life magazine aims to offer a ‘voice’ to the global Parkinson’s community – and our award-winning podcast puts these voices front and centre. Bringing together guests from around the world, the podcast provides insight into a broad range of topics impacting people with the condition.

Whether you’re searching for tips on getting creative, curious about navigating the workplace with Parkinson’s or interested in an open conversation about love, sex and the condition – you can explore every episode of our podcast here.

We’re always keen to hear from anyone interested in taking part in an episode. If you’d like to get involved, please email editor@parkinsonslife.eu.

Series two

Writer Heather Kennedy and musician Robbie Tucker on how Parkinson’s can impact dating, relationships and break-ups.

Wytze Russchen is joined by Dr Indu Subramanian to discuss what makes connecting with others so important, how to find ways of coping with loneliness – and why it’s vital to learn to appreciate the little things.

In an episode initiated and funded by Britannia Pharmaceuticals, Colin Cheesman and Dr Nishantha Silva talk about what it means to reach an ‘advanced’ stage of the condition.

Cormac and Mary Mehigan are joined by Parkinson’s advanced nurse practitioner Brian Magennis for a conversation on the challenges of getting a good night’s sleep – and how to overcome them.

Series one

UK composer and musician Amy Mallett and American film-maker and hip-hop artist Walter J Archey III, who has Parkinson’s, talk about the interaction between Parkinson’s and creativity.

Omotola Thomas, Sharon Krischer and Mariette Robijn explore the particular challenges facing the 3 million women living with Parkinson’s worldwide.

Physiotherapist Josefa Domingos and her patient Idelta Oliveira on how to speak the same language as your healthcare professional.

Elisabeth Ildal and Gary Boyle share their experiences of choosing to keep working after diagnosis – and navigating the workplace with Parkinson’s.

Ola Larsson and Ivona Cudova talk candidly about the highs and lows of caring for a parent or partner with Parkinson’s.

What’s it like bringing up children while living with Parkinson’s? Canada-based broadcaster Larry Gifford and American blogger and communications director Allison Toepperwein share their perspectives.

Parkinson’s Life podcast is brought to you by Parkinson’s Life, the online lifestyle magazine for the global Parkinson’s community, and supported by the European Parkinson’s Disease Association (Parkinson’s Europe), the leading voice for Parkinson’s in Europe.

If you like what you’ve heard, please do take the time to rate and review – it helps make sure others can find us! And if you’d like to share your story with Parkinson’s Life magazine, please get in touch through Facebook, Twitter or by emailing editor@parkinsonslife.eu.

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