Support and care for those who care for others

Hear about the importance of caring for care partners, the lighter side of supporting others, and more.
Supporting Our Support Systems

Sarah Jones, CEO Emeritus of the Parkinson & Movement Disorder Alliance (PMD Alliance), talks about the importance of caring for those who care for us.

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Care Partner Perspectives

Insights and intimate observations from 3 people who have learned how to live—and thrive—with their loved one’s diagnosis.

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Care Partner/Comedy Partner

Laugh as you learn from the founders of Shaking with Laughter—writer/stand-up comedian Marc Jaffe and his wife, Karen, who was diagnosed with Parkinson’s in 2006.

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A New Perspective on Being a Care Partner

Dr Kevin Klos, a movement disorder physician and care partner for his mother, Judy, who has Parkinson’s, explains to other care partners, “You are doing much better than you think.” Find out why.

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A Care Partner’s Role

Learn how to take care of your loved one while taking care of yourself.

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Are you a care partner in need of support?

Look no further. The organizations below are well known for supporting the Parkinson’s community with educational resources, events, and so much more.

A son supporting his father with parkinson's disease

The American Parkinson Disease Association makes it easy to find a local chapter for help and support.

The Davis Phinney Foundation invites you to join their monthly online one-hour Care Partner Meetup.

The Parkinson & Movement Disorder Alliance is another organization with support groups nationwide. Find out what help is available near where you live.

The Michael J. Fox Foundation's MJF Buddy Network is a valuable resource for care partners of those living with Parkinson's. Visit their website to join the conversation and access helpful resources.

The Parkinson Council features events, support groups, and activities for people living with Parkinson's and their care partners.

The Parkinson’s Foundation offers care partners a range of educational and support options. For comprehensive information and assistance, visit their website.

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