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Everything You Need to Know About Caregiving for Parkinson's Disease

Lianna Marie (author)

ISBN: 9781557539953

Publication Date: Dec 2020

Format: Paperback

When giving care, too often caregivers neglect their own well-being. Everything You Need to Know About Caregiving for Parkinson's Disease is not just about caring for your loved one, but also about taking care of yourself.
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Caregiving for those who suffer from Parkinson's disease comes with many challenges, from how to deal with guilt and loneliness to avoiding burnout and figuring out what to expect from an unpredictable disease. When giving care, too often caregivers neglect their own well-being.

Everything You Need to Know About Caregiving for Parkinson's Disease is not just about caring for your loved one, but also about taking care of yourself. Lianna Marie served as her mother's caregiver for more than twenty years after she was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease. Drawing on firsthand experience, her training as a nurse, and the many stories of others she has helped and counseled over the years, Marie shares her wisdom and advice–practical and emotional. Written accessibly and without jargon, Everything You Need to Know provides an essential resource full of useful information for all caregivers of those with Parkinson's disease.
Pages 206
Dimensions 216 x 140
Date Published 30 Dec 2020
Publisher Purdue University Press
Subject/s Family & health   Neurology & clinical neurophysiology   Health systems & services  
A trained nurse, Lianna Marie served as her mother's caregiver and advocate for over twenty years through the many stages of Parkinson's disease. She founded AllAboutParkinsons.com, an online community that has connected and helped thousands of people with the disease, their families, and their caregivers.

The Complete Guide for People With Parkinson's Disease and Their Loved Ones is written for people recently diagnosed and their family members; Everything You Need to Know About Caregiving for Parkinson's Disease is a go-to resource for all caregivers of those suffering from Parkinson's. Both books share the goal of educating and helping everyday people with no specialized training, providing comprehensive information, practical tips, and guidance about how to deal with the emotional toll of the disease.

Marie speaks frequently to fellow caregivers, guardians, and nurse practitioners. Born and raised near Toronto, Marie now lives with her husband in Seattle. When not writing or speaking, she can be found in the swimming pool, training for her next competition.

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