The Festive Season is a time of joy and celebration. However, it can also be a time of stress, anxiety and difficult to cope with.
Your usual routines will probably change as you host family members, mingle with neighbours, meet new people, and catch up with old friends who you haven’t seen for a while.
Some people might not be aware that you are living with Parkinson’s. Others may know yet be surprised by how your Parkinson’s symptoms have progressed since last you met.
Anxiety and depression are part and parcel of Parkinson’s for up to 40 percent of people living with the disease. Situational factors can add additional stress.
“Remember at this time of year to look after yourself.
Message of care from Di Lymbury – Lismore Parkinson’s Support Group Leader
Below are some specific living well tip sheets to help cope with different situations over the Festive Season