BOOKS, DVDS & KITS

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Every Victor Counts: PD Manual

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The Every Victory Counts is a FREE manual plus companion website that will be your road map for thriving with Parkinson’s from diagnosis through later stages. Written by leading movement disorder specialists, Monique Giroux, MD and Sierra Farris, PA-C, MPAS, with 40 experts in Parkinson’s wellness from respected institutions in the US, Canada and Europe, this highly engaging, comprehensive resource gives you the tools and the confidence to take control and start living well today.

The Aware in Care Kit

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The Aware in Care kit includes tools and information that will help people with Parkinson's and their families plan for the next hospital stay.

The kit includes:

  • Aware in Care Bag — This black bag is large enough to store all the materials from the Aware in Care kit as well as extra bottles of  your Parkinson's medications.

     

  • Hospital Action Plan — This 24 page booklet outlines 10 steps to take to get the best care possible during a hospital stay, and provides additional guidance for people with special needs.

  • Parkinson's Disease ID Bracelet — This stainless steel, hypo-allergenic bracelet is designed for 24/7 wear. The bracelet indicates the wearer has Parkinson's disease, refers to the wallet card for more information, and provides the Parkinson's Foundation Helpline number for additional assistance.

  • Medical Alert Card — This card provides additional guidance about treating a person with Parkinson's disease. It is designed to be folded up and placed in a person's wallet or pocketbook.

  • Medication Form — Each kit includes a pad of Medication Forms. The forms may be completed prior to a hospital visit and used to provide a complete list of the medications when requested at the hospital.

  • Parkinson's Disease Fact Sheet — This fact sheet provides an overview of Parkinson's and may be shared with hospital staff.

  • I Have Parkinson's Reminder Slips — Each kit includes a pad of these reminder slips. Each slip has vital information about Parkinson's disease that may be shared with every member of the care team in the hospital.

  • Magnet — The magnet, which says, "I have Parkinson's and I need my medications on time, every time," is a visual reminder of the importance of medication timing for people with Parkinson's.

One kit per person please.  Please call 1-800-4PD-INFO (473-4636) for more information.

Book: 10 Secrets To A Happier Life

Author: Michael S. Okun MD

on Amazon

Internationally renowned as both a neurologist and a leading researcher, Dr. Okun has been referred to as, “the voice of the Parkinson’s disease patient.” He has a talent for infusing his readers with positivity and optimism. In his current book, he unmasks the important secrets applicable to every Parkinson’s disease patient.

Book: 10 Breakthrough Therapies for Parkinson's

Author: Michael S. Okun MD

on Amazon

This book is the sequel to his runaway bestseller, Parkinson’s Treatment: 10 Secrets to a Happier Life.  In his latest book he reveals the breakthroughs in Parkinson’s disease that will pave the road to meaningful progress.

Book: Making The Connection Between Brain and Behavior

Author: Joseph Friedman MD

on Amazon

The only complete and up-to-date book addressing the most common behavioral symptoms of ParkinsonÌs Disease (PD), including depression, anxiety, hallucinations, disrupted sleep, and compulsive behavior.

 

Book: Parkinson's Humor

Author: Beverly Ribaudo

This is a collection of 100 funny stories about my life with Young Onset Parkinson's Disease.  Laughter is the best medicine. Have a Happy Parkie Day!

Book: Always Looking Up

Author: Beverly Ribaudo

This is a collection of 100 funny stories about my life with Young Onset Parkinson's Disease.  Laughter is the best medicine. Have a Happy Parkie Day!

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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