Hurricane Preparedness with Parkinson’s

With an active hurricane season upon us, it is important to help people with Parkinson’s disease (PD) and their families prepare for such emergency situations.

Planning for natural disasters is stressful for all, but due to the complicated symptom management with PD, it is important to plan ahead to make sure that you are prepared for such unexpected situations that occur when a hurricane hits your area.

We have compromised a list of resources to help you and your loved one prepare for such weather emergencies.

Michael J. Fox Foundation

Preparing for Weather Emergencies

Tools for emergency planning, as well as resource information

Parkinson’s Foundation

Extreme Weather Emergency Preparedness

List of all PD-related needs for preparing for a hurricane

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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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