Video advice on managing Parkinson's from international experts
The videos are 3-6 minutes long. The sound quality is variable so you may need to have your speakers turned up. You can also view these on YouTube.
2013 World Parkinson Congress
Living with Parkinson's
Soania Mathur (Canada) talks about raising kids when you have been diagnosed with Parkinson's
Advice for people with Parkinson's who have teenage children from Elaine Book, social worker from the Pacific Parkinson's Research Centre in Vancouver Canada and David Morley, psychiatrist, from the University of Oxford UK.
Sharon Daborn talks about the results of a round table discussion on people with Parkinson's who have teenage or adolescent children
Ryan Tripp from Ontario, Canada talks about living alone with Parkinson's.
Parkinson's Service Dogs
Carolyn Weaver and Renee Le Verrier talk about the benefits of having a service dog.
Non- motor symptoms
Professor of Neurology, Joseph Friedman talks about fatigue and Parkinson's, and the difference between fatigue and sleepiness
Janis Miyasaki discusses the difference between depression vs demoralisation
Terry Ellis from Boston University talks about the importance of incorporating exercise as a preventative therapy in Parkinson's. She also talks about using cues to improve mobility and other exercise themes from the Congress.
Lloyd Jenkins tries out Rock Steady Boxing at the 2013 World Parkinson Congress. Research suggests that this boxing program may improve flexibility, range of motion, gait and posture in people with Parkinson's. It is fun too!
About the World Parkinson Congress
Stanley Fahn, founder of the World Parkinson Congress, talks about how it got started.
Attitude TV - Living with Parkinson's
This 30 minute programme aired on TV1 on June 8 2014. Andy McDowell who has early onset Parkinson's describes what it is like living with Parkinson's.