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Rewriting the Rulebook for Parkinson’s Care Partners


Rewriting the Rulebook for Parkinson’s Care Partners

Connie Carpenter Phinney is an entrepreneur, author, artist, lifelong athlete, Parkinson’s advocate and Board Chair for the Davis Phinney Foundation.

In this video Connie talks about what it’s like to be a primary care partner for her husband, Davis Phinney, and offers practical advice for those who help others live well with Parkinson’s.

This video was shot at The Victory Summit® event in Oklahoma City in December 2017. If you’re interested in joining us for The Victory Summit in 2018, we have five more to choose from this year. Find your favorite location and register for free here.

Download Connie’s slide deck here.

Resources Connie mentioned in her talk:

Podcast: How Facial Masking Influences Perceptions with Kelsey Phinney and Dr. Linda Tickle Degnen

Podcast: Living Well with REM Sleep Behavior Disorder with Kelsey Phinney, Connie Carpenter Phinney and Dr. Benzi Kluger

Podcast: Growing Up with Parkinson’s with Kelsey Phinney

Book: My Degeneration by Peter Dunlap-Shohl

More posts in the Parkinson’s Care Partner Series

The Big 16: What to Say (And What Not to Say) to Someone Who Has Parkinson’s

The Parkinson’s Care Partner’s Digital Toolbox

How to Be the Parkinson’s Care Partner Your Partner Needs

How to Stay Healthy and Avoid Burnout as a Parkinson’s Care Partner

Learn More About How Parkinson’s Affects Families & Relationships

Much more can be found in a powerful new edition of Davis Phinney Foundation’s free Every Victory Counts® manual. The Every Victory Counts manual has an entire section on Parkinson’s and the family along with tools care partners may find useful along their caregiving journey.

It’s jam-packed with up-to-date information about everything Parkinson’s, plus an expanded worksheets and resources section to help you put what you’ve learned into action. Color coding and engaging graphics help guide you through the written material and point you to complementary videos, podcasts and other materials on the Every Victory Counts companion website. And, it is still free of charge thanks to the generosity of our sponsors.

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