Planning for the What Ifs – Progressive supranuclear palsy and corticobasal degeneration

Atypical parkinsonian syndromes Progressive Supranuclear Palsy and Corticobasal Degeneration As part of our Planning for the What Ifs series, today we expand the definition of advanced Parkinson’s disease (PD) by discussing atypical parkinsonian syndromes (APS), neurodegenerative disorders that are related to PD. Our guest author, Dr. Pravin Khemani, a Movement disorders neurologist at Swedish Medical […]

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Planning for the What ifs – Falls, Extreme Immobility and Swallowing Difficulties

Planning for the What ifs – Part Three Falls, Extreme Immobility and Secretion Management  Today we continue Parkinson’s Disease: Planning for the What Ifs, a special series of posts to address both motor and non-motor issues of people with advanced Parkinson’s disease (PD). We are defining advanced PD as those who are no longer independent in their […]

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Planning for the What Ifs – Mental Health Concerns in Advanced Parkinson’s Disease

Planning for the What Ifs, Part Two Mental Health Concerns in Advanced Parkinson’s Disease Today we continue Parkinson’s Disease: Planning for the What Ifs, a special series of posts to address both motor and non-motor issues of people with advanced Parkinson’s disease (PD). We are defining advanced PD as those who are no longer independent […]

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Planning for the What-Ifs — Mental health concerns in advanced PD – psychosis and behavioral problems

Planning for the What Ifs Mental Health Concerns in Advanced Parkinson’s Disease Today we continue Parkinson’s Disease: Planning for the What Ifs, a special series of posts to address both motor and non-motor issues of people with advanced Parkinson’s disease (PD). We are defining advanced PD as those who are no longer independent of their […]

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Introducing a new series “Parkinson’s Disease: Planning for the What-Ifs”

Planning for Advanced Parkinson’s Disease It’s hard to think about the tough stuff. The what ifs, the worst-case scenarios, the unknowns. For most, if not all people with Parkinson’s disease (PD), the condition is progressive, which means that it gets worse with time. However, for many of you, the worsening is gradual, maybe even imperceptible […]

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