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Caring for a Nursing Home Resident with Parkinson Disease

The American Parkinson Disease Association (APDA) has released the educational video, The Parkinson Journey:  From Diagnosis to Treatment to Cure.

Bonus feature – Caring for a Nursing Home Resident with Parkinson Disease

This 35-minute feature provides information to help understand the disease and provides communication and movement techniques when caring for a person who has Parkinson Disease.  This video is available for viewing on the Department of Health and Senior Services website at http://health.mo.gov/seniors/ombudsman/index.php.

To advance to the bonus feature, select Parkinson Journey Part 3, or view here: www.youtube.com/watch?v=k4T0CTCWnvU&list=PLh5mk8BxSPgjkhqcKxCv5gWjH6zV8I5Qt.

The Parkinson Journey:  From Diagnosis to Treatment to Cure

  • Introduction with Joe Buck
  • Chapter 1 – What is Parkinson Disease
  • Chapter 2 – What Causes Parkinson Disease
  • Chapter 3 – Changes in Mood and Thinking
  • Chapter 4 – Treatment Options
  • Chapter 5 – Managing Symptoms
  • Chapter 6 – Living with Parkinson Disease – Personal Journeys
  • Chapter 7 – Finding Out More (resources)
  • Bonus Feature 1 – Parkinsonisms - “Look Alikes” (Dr. Joel Perlmutter)
  • Bonus Feature 2 – Helping with Falls (Dr. Beth Crowner)
  • Bonus Feature 3 – LSVT Lee Silverman Voice Treatment (Dr. Cynthia Fox)
  • Bonus Feature 4 – Caring for a Nursing Home Resident with Parkinson Disease

For more information, please visit the Greater St. Louis APDA at www.stlapda.org.

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