Links (Must Reads)

The New Yorker – Have You Lost Your Mind?

The Parkinson’s Lifestyle Toolkit

New Your Times – Zen and the Art of Dying Well

Neurology Now. Super article on end of life discussions. Covers important topics like the importance of doing this, the importance of starting early, honoring the wishes of the patient, getting reluctant parents to talk, the role of doctors, explanation of terms and more!

The range and nature of non-motor symptoms in drug-naive Parkinson’s disease patients: a state-of-the-art systematic review

PDF Blog – What about the Symptoms We Can’t See? Diane & Scientists Discuss ‘Invisible Faces of PD’

Kirk Hall’s Blog

Non-motor Symptoms Unraveling the “Invisible” Face of Parkinson’s Disease

<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2015/07/09/health/medicare-proposes-paying-doctors-for-end-of-life-counseling.html?emc=eta1″ target=”_blank”>New York Times – 
Medicare Plans to Pay Doctors for Counseling on End of Life

What role does exercise play in the management of PD?

What’s Hot in PD? Exercise and Parkinson’s: What’s New?

New York Times – The Bright Side of Parkinson’s

PDF Palliative Neurology Paradigm Shift

PowerPoint Legal Documents PWP Must Have

Books I recommend are these:

Hall, Kirk, Window of Opportunity: Living with the reality of Parkinson’s and the threat of dementia, Chapter 13: Palliative Care and Neurology: Striving for Justice, North Slope Publishing, 2014

Graboys, Thomas. Life in the Balance: Union Square, 2008

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