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The Painful Truth About Lewy Body Dementia - A Personal Story

Posted on February 13, 2018

An up close and personal story of caring from a caregiver's perspective -  Dawn Hamilton was motivated to share her experiences of caring for her husband who suffered from Lewy Body Dementia in hopes of helping others who are experiencing this difficult disease. She shares actual footage of her husband John's painful hallucinations, her thoughts and feelings about the difficulties she faced convincing doctors that something was not right, her advice about what she learned along the way, and how laughter helped them get through some of the difficult days.

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Diagnosis Parkinson's Disease: You are Not Alone (Subtitles in Spanish)*

Posted on June 9, 2015

This free educational resource provides comfort and encouragement for people who have been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease. The 25-minute free Parkinsons information video includes testimonials from people with Parkinson's on how they learned to cope and live with the diagnosis, scientific and medical information from healthcare experts, and helpful tips and resources.

*To access the Spanish Subtitles – Please Click Here

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Parkinson's Disease: Can We Improve Function?

Posted on March 3, 2015

If you or someone you’re caring for suffers from or has been diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease, maintaining or improving function is an ongoing challenge. This Parkinsons information video provides an overview of the condition and how visual and auditory cues can be as effective as medications in improving gait. Also discussed is how task-specific activities can also improve gait, as well as flexibility, function, and balance. 

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