April is Parkinson's Awareness month

Originally called Shaking Palsy, Parkinson's  is a progressive brain disease affecting over 100,000 Canadians every day of their lives. To find out how much you know about this debilitating syndrome, why not test your Parkinson's IQ?  

You can also check out some of the excellent books available at the Toronto Public Library on Parkinson's Disease. To see which branch has a copy of the book and to place a hold, click on the cover below. 

   Understanding Parkinson's Disease Parkinson's Disease: Biographies of Disease Ask the Doctor about Parkinson's Disease Life in the Balance The Comfort of Home for Parkinson Disease Parkinson's Disease: A Complete Guide for Patients and Families


Other helpful resources:

Parkinson Society Canada http://www.parkinson.ca/site/c.kgLNIWODKpF/b.3531701/k.BCD8/Home.htm

HealthyOntario.com - Parkinson's Disease

MayoClinic.com - Parkinson's Disease http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/parkinsons-disease/DS00295