Table of Contents – Parkinson’s Disease

Part One: Getting Ready

1. What Is Parkinson Disease?

2. PD Medications and Wearing-Off

3. Using the Health Care Team Effectively

4. Getting In-Home Help

5. Preparing the Home

6. Equipment and Supplies

Part Two: Day by Day

7. Setting Up a Plan of Care

8. How to Avoid Caregiver Burnout

9. Activities of Daily Living

10. Diet and Nutrition

11. Fitness and Exercise

12. Body Mechanics— Positioning, Moving, and Transfers

13. Emergencies

Part Three: Additional Resources

Parkinson Disease and Caregiver Organizations



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