Resources

The Parkinson Support Center of Northern Nevada has as its major goal to connect Parkinson disease patients and their families/caregivers to the full breadth of options and services available in northern Nevada.

We realize the links we provide in this resource section are not complete - please contact us with other specialists, programs and options for care!  We will always be open to new and up-to-date connections.

Find local medical experts who treat PD

Local agencies who can help with respite, companionship and medical care

General legal resources for estate planning, advance directives, and advocacy

Clinical Trials

Current clinical trials for PD

Access to local hospice agencies and legal decisions

Local agencies who help with evaluations and other services.

Financial Resources

A list of programs and services that provide financial support

Latest information from our webinar series and news articles

Other Important Resources for People Diagnosed

with Parkinson's Disease

National PD Organizations

American Parkinson Disease Association
https://www.apdaparkinson.org/

Davis Phinney Foundation

https://davisphinneyfoundation.org/

Michael J. Fox Foundation

https://www.michaeljfox.org/resources-people-newly-diagnosed-parkinsons

Parkinson Foundation
https://www.parkinson.org/

For help with handwriting

https://letscombatmicrographia.com/

 

For help with diet and nutrition

Parkinson Diet:

https://parkinsondiet.com/

PSCNN Nutrition Nook:

https://www.pscnn.org/nutritian-nook

For review of medications

 

The Sanford Center for Aging: Medication Therapy Management (MTM) Program offers comprehensive medication reviews for Nevadans age 60 and older who are taking five or more prescription medications. 

https://med.unr.edu/aging/outreach/mtm

APDA Medications brochures

Medications Approved: 

https://d2icp22po6iej.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/Medications-Approved-Supplement-D3V1.pdf

Medications to be Avoided: 

https://d2icp22po6iej.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/APDA19360-Medications-to-Avoid-Supplement-D2V1-002.pdf

For review of gadgets, and helpful gadgets

https://www.allaboutparkinsons.com/topics/gadgets-tools/

Urban Poling: Nordic Poles

https://urbanpoling.com/

Symptom and Medication Trackers

https://www.apdaparkinson.org/apda-symptom-tracker/

https://www.mytherapyapp.com/parkinsons-disease-app

 

https://daybook.app/

https://www.ucb.com/patients/Support-tools/Parkinson-s-Well-Being-Map/well-being-map

https://www.parkinson.org/pd-library/work-sheets/symptoms-diary

https://davisphinneyfoundation.org/parkinsons-worksheets/

https://www.foundationassistingseniors.org/programs

LEGAL DISCLAIMER:

The  Parkinson Support Center believes that decisions about medical care must occur between a patient and a trusted medical professional. The information presented on this website is not intended to replace or interfere with the course of your medical care. It is intended only to assist you in your understanding of Parkinson’s disease.

 

No information contained on this website is offered or intended as medical advice.

 

We cannot endorse any treatments described on sites that we link to. We recommend that treatment decisions are based on personal treatment goals with a trusted clinician with experience in the care of Parkinson’s disease, or a physician who can work in conjunction with a PD specialist.