Parkinson's Disease patients may have difficulties with daily living activities, such as dressing, eating, bathing and writing. Besides consulting your occupational therapist, here are a few tips to help you live a better quality of life.
♦ Have emergency numbers (police, fire, poison control),and a close contact person phone number available.
♦ Keep a cordless phone in your pocket at all times.
♦ Make sure smoke detectors work properly.
♦ Avoid the use of fire hazards appliances such as space heaters and electric blankets.
NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine has organized boxing classes known as " Rock Steady Boxing". The coaches consist of a professional multidisciplinary team including: a neurologist, physical and occupational therapists, and speech-language pathologists. To view the complete information click here.
Classes are held at the NYIT De Seversky Mansion (building H on the map), 1 Northern Blvd, Glen Head, NY 11545.