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Carer de-stressing exercises

Whether caring begins gradually or happens suddenly, most carers will need to develop new knowledge and skills.  One of the most experienced effects of caring is stress. Learning to manage […]

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Voice Project Takes Off

Bonnie Nilsson and Sally Ireland make a great team. Bonnie is a Music Therapist and Sally is a Speech Therapist with a background in singing. Together with Vince Carroll – […]

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Carers Tips – Physical Assistance

Looking after yourself physically as a carer is as important as caring for the person with Parkinson’s.  A carer who is injured can’t effectively care for anyone. Following are some […]

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Regional Seniors Travel Card

If you live in regional NSW and receive a Disability Support Pension or Carer Payment you will be able to apply for a Regional Seniors Travel Card from next year. […]

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My Telehealth Experience

Geoff Whale of Taree – with Dr Bolitho of St Vincent’s Hospital Geoff Whale from Taree, was diagnosed with Parkinson’s six years ago – but suspects he had Parkinson’s for […]

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My [Parkinson’s] Life

Glenda Reichman was born in Benoni, South Africa and grew up in the town near Johannesburg. “I finished high school and decided to study pharmacy,” says Glenda. “Looking back I […]

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Meet Cassie

She succeeds Felicity Jones in this role. Felicity has moved to the role of Client Services Coordinator for Parkinson’s NSW. Cassie moved from her hometown in Warrnambool, Victoria, to take […]

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Medication and daylight savings

The change from Eastern Standard Time to Daylight Saving Time begins at 2am on the first Sunday in October. The clock will spring forward 1 hour. A common question for […]

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Exam could lead to diagnosis

A simple eye exam combined with powerful artificial intelligence (AI) machine learning technology could provide early detection of Parkinson’s,  according to research conducted at the University of Florida in the […]

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Sleep and Parkinson’s

By Dr. Mark Ryan - Consultant Psychiatrist and Clinical Director, Neurocare Clinics Australia There is a possibility that sleep disorders play a role in the process of neurodegeneration leading to […]

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Meet our staff – Denee

Denee Baker, NDIS Support Coordinator Denee Baker was already familiar with the Parkinson’s NSW offices when she joined the team as an NDIS Support Coordinator in late March 2021. Denee, […]

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Swallowing and Communication in Parkinson’s

Many people living with Parkinson’s imagine that they have more saliva than other people. While it seems to be the case, this is not true. The reason: Because everything slows […]

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