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Parkinson's Disease Faced Head-On: Nobel Prize Winner's Wife Dies from Hypothermia

Talk to them, communicate their plans

  • Talk about their plans: This may be one of the hardest things to talk about but discuss what they wish for regarding their living will, attorney, and any other medical issues like do-not-resuscitate.
  • Communicate with them: Be open with each other. Parkinson’s disease is not an easy experience, and the physical strain will become quite frustrating for all parties. It is important to be open and honest with each other so that this will be faced head-on. A caregiver’s concerns are not less than that of the patient, which is why communication is very important.