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Parkinson’s Disease Publications

APDA has created more than 40 informational booklets and fact sheets to help educate you and your loved ones about Parkinson’s disease (PD). They are available at no cost to you, and most are available in both English and Spanish.

You can download any of our publications for free by clicking on the title(s) that interest you.  If you’d like to request hard copies be mailed to you (also free), please scroll down for the buttons to place an order.


Basic Information on Parkinson’s Disease/How We Can Help

Parkinson’s Disease Handbook – New Edition
Parkinson’s Disease Handbook – New Edition (Spanish)
Be Active & Beyond – A Guide to Exercise and Wellness for People with Parkinson’s Disease – New Edition
Be Active and Beyond – A Guide to Exercise and Wellness for People with Parkinson’s Disease (Spanish)
Helping Those Who Serve: Parkinson’s Disease Information For The Veterans Community
My Mommy Has Parkinson’s Disease But It’s Okay! – New Edition
Communicating About Off Episodes With Your Doctor (Download Only)
Make Your Voice Heard! Healthy Communication and Parkinson’s Disease

Fact Sheets

Becoming a Care Partner
Oral Health and Parkinson’s Disease
Fatigue in Parkinson’s Disease
Depression and Parkinson’s Disease
Understanding Bladder Symptoms in Parkinson’s Disease 
Constipation & Parkinson’s Disease
Cognitive Changes in Parkinson’s Disease
Everyday Helpful Hints to Improve the Quality of Life of Parkinson’s Disease Patients
Medications Approved for the Treatment of Parkinson’s Disease in the USA 
Living Well with Parkinson’s Disease – 10 Things You Can Do Now 
Medical ID Cards
Medications to Avoid
Mild Cognitive Impairment

Fact Sheets (Download Only)

Fact Sheet: Communication and Intimacy in Parkinson’s Disease
Fact Sheet: Understanding Dyskinesia
Fact Sheet: Staying Healthy, Keeping Fit
Fact Sheet: Neurogenic Orthostatic Hypotension in Parkinson’s Disease
Fact Sheet: Motor Fluctuations Fact Sheet
Fact Sheet: Clinical Trials Brochure
Fact Sheet: Information About DBS to Discuss With Your Doctor 
Fact Sheet: Living Well with Parkinson’s Disease 
Fact Sheet: Healthy Minds, Addressing Your Mental Health 
Fact Sheet: Talking to Your Teen About Parkinson’s Disease

Brochures in Spanish/Folletos en Español

Enfermedad de Parkinson guía Informativa – Parkinson’s Disease Handbook
Mantente Activo y Aumenta tu Bienestar – Be Active and Beyond – A Guide to Exercise and Wellness for People with PD
Como vivir con la enfermedad de Parkinson – Living Well with Parkinson’s Disease
Constipación y enfermedad de Parkinson – Constipation 
La Fatiga en la enfermedad de Parkinson – Fatigue
Cambios cognitivos en la enfermedad de Parkinson – Cognitive Changes  
La depresión y la enfermedad de Parkinson – Depression
Tarjeta de identificacion de contacto – Medical ID Card 
Medicamentos aprobados para el tratamiento de la enfermedad de Parkinson – Medications Approved
Medicamentos que se deben evitar o usar con precaución – Medications to Avoid
La Enfermedad de Parkinson y la Salud Bucal- Oral Health & Parkinson’s Disease
Sintomas Urinarios en la Enfermedad de Parkinson- Bladder Symptoms & Parkinson’s Disease
Cómo Puedo Ayudar – How We Can Help
Mi Mami Tiene EP – My Mommy Has PD
Fluctuaciones motoras en enfermedad de Parkinson – Motor Fluctuations in Parkinson’s Disease

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