The Peripatetic Pursuit of Parkinson Disease
The Peripatetic Pursuit of Parkinson Disease Author:The Parkinsons Creative Collective, Lindy Ashford, Laura Brooks, Perry Cohen, Bob Cummings, May Griebel, Linda Herman, Katherine Huseman, Pamela Kell, Girija Muralidhar, Peggy Willocks, Paula Wittekind For those with Parkinson* Disease (PD), it's a support group between two covers; and for everyone else, it's a window into the world of living with PD. — Personal approach Beautiful design Global scope — The Peripatetic Pursuit of Parkinson Disease provides information and inspiration to improve life with PD. The Parkinsons Creative Collective co... more »mpiled this anthology of experiences containing articles by over 100 experts on PD -- the patients themselves. They speak with compassion and honesty to those newly diagnosed as well as to those who have lived with PD for years. Personal narratives help the reader understand the emotions and remember the facts in this full color, illustrated resource. Going beyond the basics and presented from the patients viewpoint, the book includes: strategies to improve health, quality of life, and wellness in spite of PD; opinions about the development of new treatments; and how to face a wide range of life challenges that accompany a PD diagnosis.
Who should read this book?
People with PD, and their friends and family
Physicians and healthcare workers
Researchers and organizations
It's the perfect read for anyone who wants to learn more, to understand PD on a visceral level and improve living with any chronic disease. If you are seeking a book that combines the kind of honest, practical information found in the Boston Women's Health Collective's Our Bodies, Ourselves with the magnetic beauty of your favorite coffee table book, The Peripatetic Pursuit of Parkinson Disease is it! *Note: the new trend is to drop the apostrophe s in Parkinson's, unless it is in an organization's name .« less