Live chat with expert: Gail Gitin
There is a growing number of cases of Parkinson’s Disease (PD). With the progression of PD, care and support is typically needed at home. It’s critical for care partners to understand symptoms and how care needs will evolve to best support their loved one. Join Dr. Lakelyn Hogan, Home Instead’s Gerontologist and Caregiver Advocate, as she talks with Gail Gitin, an Ambassador for the Davis Phinney Foundation, to learn more about:
- Parkinson’s disease and related symptoms
- Common challenges of living with PD
- How to live well and remain independent with PD
- Caregiving tips, resources, and support services
The Davis Phinney Foundation was founded by Olympic cyclist Davis Phinney in 2004 to help people with Parkinson’s live well today. The organization’s focus is to provide programs, early-stage research, and resources that offer inspiration, information and tools that enable people living with Parkinson’s to take action that can immediately improve their quality of life.