Parkinson’s Foundation Care Partner Program

Taking Care of Care Partners

caregiver holding hands

A big part of making life better for people with Parkinson’s disease (PD) is taking care of the people who care for them.

The Parkinson’s Foundation offers a program designed specifically for care partners of all sorts. The Parkinson’s Foundation Care Partner Program is a series of self-paced online courses designed with care partners in mind and is recommended for anyone caring for someone living with PD, including spouses, partners, parents, children, friends or other family members.  

These courses are self-paced and brought to you at no-cost.

Topics range from sleep, staying healthy, recognizing cognitive change and more.

Take advantage of this free course and many other wonderful resources for care partners here.

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Heather Simpson, OTR/L

Heather Simpson graduated with a B.S. in Exercise and Sport Science with a minor in Early Education from the University of Florida in 2007. Following…

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