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Support Group Consultative Committee established

Parkinson’s NSW has established a Support Group Consultative Committee to act as a sounding board for ongoing decision-making about Parkinson’s NSW Support Group communications, education, Leadership Team training, operations, and […]

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Parkinson’s-related grief and loss

It is common to experience feelings of grief and loss as a person’s Parkinson’s progresses. These feelings can impact both the person living with Parkinson’s, as well as caregivers and […]

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Exercise on the go

When travelling, it is possible to exercise wherever you happen to be staying. There are solutions for wherever you go. Following is a sample workout with simple exercises that can […]

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My DBS Journey

Robert, aged 67 Had DBS surgery in June 2019 I was diagnosed with Parkinson’s at 51. I used to work in sales and noticed I couldn’t write up things properly […]

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My [Parkinson’s] Life

Michael Buckley was born in New Zealand 65 years ago, but by six months of age he and his family were living in Springvale, Melbourne. “It was very much a […]

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Quantum material detects early signs

What if the brain could detect its own disease? Researchers have been trying to create a material that ‘thinks’ like the brain does, which would be more sensitive to early […]

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New Directors appointed

With more than a decade of community leadership and advocacy work for vulnerable people, Rachel Tanny brings a deep understanding of both the aged care industry in Australia as it […]

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Managing constipation

Constipation is the infrequent passage of hard, dry bowel motions which are difficult to pass. It is a common problem in Parkinson’s and can also predate the Parkinson’s diagnosis.  Most […]

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Parkinson’s during the Festive Season

Have a plan Planning is the key to an enjoyable, less stressful Christmas and holiday time. Everyone is keen to catch up and celebrate with family and friends again after […]

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Sex, intimacy, and Parkinson’s

Parkinson’s Life recently shared a series of four articles dealing with sex, intimacy, and Parkinson’s. The articles were jointly written by Nurse Consultant Norna Moore from Tel Aviv Medical Center […]

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Healthy sleep and Parkinson’s

The dictionary definition of sleep is a naturally recurring condition of rest, in which there is unconsciousness with the nervous system inactive and muscles relaxed. A good night's sleep is […]

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Looking forward to 2022

A quick chat with Support Group Coordinator Cassie Morgan about what the coming year holds for Parkinson’s NSW Support Groups. What are your priorities for 2022? Doing whatever we can […]

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