There are lots of books on Parkinson’s but the books listed below have all been recommended by someone in our group. If you would like to recommend a book, please send me the information about it as well as why you liked the book so that people can get an idea of why it might be of interest to them.

Care Giving

Passages in Caregiving: Turning Chaos into Confidence
Author: Gail Sheehy
Publisher: William Morrow (May 2010)


Delay the Disease: Exercise and Parkinson’s Disease
Author: David Zid
Publisher: David Zid (March 2007)

Parkinson’s Disease and the Art of Moving
Author: John Argue
Publisher: New Harbinger Publications (Feburary 2000)


Ask the Doctor About Parkinson’s Disease
Authors: Michael S. Okun, Hubert H. Fernandez
Publisher: Demos Health (October 2009)
Note: All royalties from the book will be donated to the NPF

HOPE: Four Keys to a Better Quality of Life for Parkinson’s People
Author: Hal Newsom
Publisher: Northwest Parkinson’s Foundation; 2nd edition (July 1, 2006)

Natural Therapies for Parkinson’s
Author: Laurie K. Mischley, ND
Publisher: Coffeetown Press (October 2009)

Parkinson’s Disease: 300 Tips for Making Life Easier
Authors: Shelley Peterman Schwartz
Publisher: Demos Health, 2nd ed. (June 2006)

Parkinson’s Disease: A Complete Guide for Patients and Families
Authors: William Weiner, MD, Lisa Shulman, MD, Anthony Lang, MD, FRCP
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press (November 2006)

The Parkinson’s Disease Treatment Book: Partnering with Your Doctor to Get the Most from Your Medications
Author; J. Eric Ahlskog M.D. Ph.D.
Publisher: Oxford University Press (August, 2005)

Most of Me: Surviving My Medical Meltdown
Author: Robyn Michele Levy
Publisher: Greystone Books (July, 2012)

Navigating Life With Parkinson Disease by the creators of Neurology Now
Authors: Sotirios Parashos, Rosemary Wichmann and Todd Melby
Publisher: Oxford University Press, (November 20, 2012)

A Soft VoiceA Soft Voice in a Noisy World:   A Guide to Dealing and Healing with Parkinson’s Disease
Author: Karl Robb, co-leader of the Fairfax City Parkinson’s support group
Publisher: RobbWorks (November 27, 2012) blog – email
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