Care Partner Program
The Parkinson’s Foundation Care Partner Program is a series of self-paced online courses designed with care partners in mind.
This course is recommended for anyone caring for someone living with PD, including spouses, partners, parents, children, friends or other family members.
We encourage you to use this program in the way that best suits your needs and your schedule. Start with the course that you're most interested in and progress through the others as you feel you are able. We have no expectations, only hopes that these courses will make your life caring for your loved one with Parkinson's a little bit easier. Once you register, you'll gain access to the following courses:
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This course is built for care partners of people with Parkinson's, including both primary and secondary care partners, from diagnosis through advanced Parkinson's.
Welcome to the Care Partner Program: Building a Care Partnership! This series of self-paced online courses designed with care partners in mind and is recommended for anyone caring for someone living with PD, including spouses, partners, parents, children, friends or other family members.
When you love someone with Parkinson's disease, whether they are recently diagnosed, adapting to new challenges of PD progression or have been living with the disease for a long time, a strong support network is essential for both their well-being and yours. Making sure to take care of yourself can help create a productive partnership that minimizes stress and conflict.
Courses within the Care Partner Program feature clinical experts such as movement disorders neurologists, social workers, psychologists, counselors, rehabilitation therapists and more. Additionally, these courses feature experts in the lived experience of Parkinson’s – Parkinson’s disease care partners.
Faculty members are listed on each individual course in the program.
To register for this program in its entirety, please check the box next to "Care Partner Program" and hit the "ENROLL" button above.
You can also enroll in each individual lesson by checking the box next to each individual lesson that interests you and clicking "ENROLL". To access the content of these courses, click the title of the course above, or access them under "My Courses" on the top bar of the website.
Instructions for the course will follow.