New App Helps People Living With Parkinson’s Manage the Disease

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by Wendy Henderson |

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The National Parkinsons Foundation has created a new smartphone app called Parkinson’s Central that’s now available for people living with the condition and their caregivers to help with all aspects of managing Parkinson’s disease.

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According to the National Parkinsons Foundation, the free-to-download app has many features that people living with Parkinsons’s disease can use, including how to get more out of their doctors’ appointments; a tool to find local resources; a schedule for taking medications; tips for living well with the disease; information about surgery, medication and alternative treatments; insurance and financial information; and content aimed at caregivers.

The app is available for both Apple and Android devices from the Apple App store or Google Play.

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