Published Date: Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Parkinson Society British Columbia (PSBC) is pleased to announce the official release of a new resource: A Comprehensive Guide for Parkinson's Caregivers. The primary contributor of this guide is Kaitlyn Roland, PhD, whose grandfather was diagnosed with Parkinson's. She holds a Masters in Health and Rehabilitation Sciences that focused on new ways to measure caregiver burden. Currently, her work at the Institute on Aging and Lifelong Health explores cognitive changes in Parkinson's disease, associated care needs and caregiver experiences. 

This guide contains information about:

  • Parkinson's disease
  • Living well day-to-day
  • Developing a care plan, including planning for the future
  • Building a care support team and communicating with healthcare professionals
  • Support options
  • Self-care

Caregivers Guide

Access the digital version of the guide by clicking on the thumbnail above or this link

This booklet has been made possible thanks to the support of our Title Sponsor, The Tenaquip Foundation, and grants from UCB and The Hamber Foundation. 

Print versions of the guide are available upon request. To order your copy, please email or call 1-800-668-3330. 

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