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Being a woman with Parkinson’s disease – does it make a difference? A call for research and advocacy.

Absolutely. – We have different bodies, different hearts, different experiences and have different care needs. We know that Parkinson’s disease is very individual from person-to-person, but both sex (biology) and gender (social/cultural constructs) may contribute to these differences. There is a need to understand the particular impact of this disease on women, in general – we need to better understand and address… Read more »

GET INVOLVED in Parkinson’s awareness

As we enter the last week of Parkinson’s awareness month (April!), I have to ask; what are YOU doing to draw awareness to this disease? – I had an interesting discussion with a colleague who attended the World Parkinson Congress in Montreal last October. His area of focus is self-care and chronic disease management and it was his first time being… Read more »