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Get your CARExcel Medical History Bracelet

With your donation of $19.95 get your  CARExcel Medical History Bracelet. This is a limited time offer. But wait….There is more: Get 2 for 39.89 Thank you for your donation and support! Please make sure you fill out your mailing address complete so you can get our complimentary bracelet. Limited …

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Parkinson’s Disease Information for Caregivers

Parkinson’s disease affects the whole family, not just those who are diagnosed. This is especially true if you are the primary caregiver for a spouse, parent or other loved one with the disease. The information on this page provides guidance on what to expect from Parkinson’s caregiving and how to …

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Ask the MD: Music as Medicine for the Mind

Update: On September 18, 2015, People magazine profiled the 5th Dementia Band, a group of musicians with dementia and Parkinson’s disease also quoted in this blog post. Members shared how playing music has helped some symptoms while boosting their self-esteem and purpose. Read on for more on how music can …

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Easy, everyday strategies that help Parkinson’s

By Patrick LoSasso Parkinson’s Fitness Specialist Strength & Conditioning Specialist w/Distinction, Personal Trainer, CSCS,*D Dear Patrick Are there strategies for me to employ during the day that can help with my Parkinson’s? Thanks in advance for all you do for us. Dawn M Hi Dawn, what an insightful question. I …

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Depression in Care Partners

Depressive disorders can make one feel exhausted, helpless and hopeless. Such negative thoughts and feelings make some people feel like giving up. It is important to realize that these negative views are part of the depression and may not accurately reflect the situation. The National Institute of Mental Health offers …

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