Pathfinder Newsletter

Our newsletter, the Parkinson Pathfinder is published on a quarterly basis. It features articles on topics of interest to people with Parkinson’s and their caregivers, notifications of regional educational events, support group listings, and information on chapter activities.

A diagnosis of Parkinson's disease often brings about many questions. In this issue of the Pathfinder, explore Parkinson's through the eyes of a physician in "Diagnosing Parkinson's Disease" and learn why most of the time tests are not necessary. Discover how communication and cognition may be linked in Parkinson's and read about the eight disciplines that every PD patient should follow!



Learn about the truth behind marijuana and alcohol use in Parkinson's, and how PD may affect your vision. Enjoy poetry submitted by our readers, and get plugged in to upcoming programs and events!


Check out the latest issue of the Parkinson Pathfinder! In this issue we cover everything you need to know about dementia in PD, what you can do if you're experiencing Restless Leg Syndrome, and the best type of exercise for your symptoms!

In this issue of the Parkinson Pathfinder, learn more about motor fluctuations, discover the benefits of laughter, and hear about new research happening locally.

Do you constantly feel tired even after a full night's sleep? In this issue of the Pathfinder, explore some of the reasons why you may not be sleeping as well as you did before, and what you can do to get a better night's rest. Also, get helpful tips to keep your summer travels fun and safe, learn how you can sharpen up on your driving skills, and read about what's going on in the Parkinson's community!