COVID-19 and the Parkinson’s Community
The Coronavirus pandemic has changed the way we live our lives, and the way we interact with one another. With in-person programs canceled worldwide, there are now more online Parkinson’s programs than ever.
We’ve created this page to help families living with Parkinson’s navigate the information and resources available to the community during this time. We welcome your input and feedback. Please reach out to us if there is anything you think we should add to this page.
General COVID-19 information
Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
Centers for Disease Control’s (CDC) Coronavirus (COVID-19) has information on how to protect yourself, what to do if you are sick, a Coronavirus Fact Sheet, and more.
California Department of Public Health COVID-19
California Governor's Office
Click for information on the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services
COVID-19 AND PARKINSON’S DISEASE (VIDEOS)
WEB PAGES / DOWNLOADS
with Dr. Rebecca Gilbert (March 26, 2020)
tips from the American Parkinson Disease Association
Support GroupsAll of PCLA’s support groups are now available online as virtual groups (via Zoom).
Online exercise resources for Parkinson’s
Visit our Exercise page to see options for online exercises for PD including yoga, dance and more.
VOICE THERAPY AND SINGING FOR PD ONLINE
Included below are FREE resources. There may be other options that have an associated cost. If you don’t find what you are looking for here, please let us know and we will help.
PARKINSON’S EDUCATION ONLINE: WEBINARS, PODCASTS, VIDEOS
A webinar (or web conference) is a live, virtual event that takes place online. Webinars are typically educational or instructional in nature, include both audio and visual presentations, and sometimes offer interaction (such as Q&A sessions).
YOUTUBE CHANNELS TO FOLLOW
YouTube is an online video sharing platform that can be accessed via computer, smart phone, or tablet. Several Parkinson’s organizations and service providers have YouTube “channels” you can visit that offer videos on a variety of PD topics.