Description: This book provides techniques and resources to assist people with Parkinson's disease. Each chapter discusses a different topic and is presented in an outline form.
Purpose: The author states that the purpose of this publication is to provide people with Parkinson's disease some realistic tips and techniques to help them with their activities of daily living. This type of information is needed and the author meets her objectives.
Audience: The target audience is the general reader who is living with Parkinson's disease or who is caring for someone with the disease. The author, who suffers from MS, is a credible resource for the content of this book.
Features: This book addresses issues such as home safety, personal care, communication, and medical issues. Each chapter includes helpful hints and tips as well as resources for further information and assistance. The book is organized logically and the information is easily accessible.
Assessment: This publication is simply written and well organized. The information that is provided will be useful for people who are newly diagnosed with Parkinson's disease and are having difficulty restructuring their lives as well as caregivers who need some creative ideas and helpful resources.