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Let’s Talk Parkinson’s: The Impact of COVID-19 on Daily Life with PD

Let’s Talk Parkinson’s: The Impact of COVID-19 on Daily Life with PD

Are you concerned about the impact that a pandemic and quarantine may have on your daily life and wellness? PCLA recently hosted Clinical Psychologist Dr. Arik C. Johnson, from UCLA. Dr. Johnson will discuss ways to handle stress and anxiety, and how to avoid feeling...

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Guide to Non-Motor Symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson’s disease is commonly associated with its visible impacts on motor skills, such as tremors, stiffness, cramping, and balance. However, non-motor skills are sometimes equally, if not more, affected for people with Parkinson’s. Common non-motor symptoms of...

Guide to Vision Issues in Parkinson’s: Symptoms & Treatments

It is very common for people living with Parkinson’s to experience issues with their vision. A recent study found that 82% of people with Parkinson’s experienced one or more visual symptoms. These may include double vision, dry eyes, blurry vision, and sometimes...

Dress Easier with Adaptive Clothing for Parkinson’s

June is National Safety Month! For people living with Parkinson’s disease, adaptive clothing can be a game changer for dressing easier, reducing risk of injury, and maintaining independence. As Parkinson’s disease progresses, some may experience more severe tremors,...

Hand Exercises to Alleviate Parkinson’s Symptoms

A common symptom of Parkinson’s disease is loss of dexterity, or controlled movement, in the hands. The severity of symptoms ranges from person to person, but even the most impacted individual may benefit from a variety of targeted hand exercises. Why Does PD Impact...

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