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How Do You Explain Parkinson’s To Your Friends And Family?

How Do You Explain Parkinson’s To Your Friends And Family?

How do you explain Parkinson's to your friends and family? Do you think they understand?

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

I discovered an excellent, and FREE, brochure available through the National Parkinson's Foundation. I ordered several of these and made sure my husband, two adult daughters and a few of my friend who help me out a lot received them. If anyone asks, I always refer them to the internet. Since I don't have the very obvious tremors like Michael J. Fox, it's easier sometimes to have them read about it than have me tell it. I must say that I am a disabled RN, and I never knew much about PD. I try and educate everyone, including my doctors, what MY version of the disease is.

posted almost 5 years ago
A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

a friend who has Parkinson's and her daughter wrote/created a comic for sharing with friends. It's free please take a look https://issuu.com/drawnoutthinking/docs/louise_...

posted over 2 years ago
A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

i was going to call my family together but then i just told then one by one and i made it sound like it was no big deal i said im like a ping pong ball bouncing off walls i said it will get worst as time goes on and that i have no worries that i was good with it and that it is a challenge a challenge that i was ready to take on

posted almost 5 years ago
A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

i was going to call my family together but then i just told then one by one and i made it sound like it was no big deal i said im like a ping pong ball bouncing off walls i said it will get worst as time goes on and that i have no worries that i was good with it and that it is a challenge a challenge that i was ready to take on

posted almost 5 years ago
A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

I like your method with friends and family. Thank you, Flo.

posted almost 4 years ago
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