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Free Booklets
 Aquatic Exercises For Parkinson Disease Be Active Good Nutrition In Parkinson Disease Parkinson Disease Handbook Speaking Effectively Young Parkinson Disease Handbook

Free Educational Supplements
 #4 - Keys to Caregiving #5 - Hospitalization of a Parkinson Patient #6 - The Living Will and The Durable Power of Attorney for Health Care #7 - Oral Health Care & Parkinson's Disease #8 - The Family Unit & Parkinson's Disease #9 - Maintaining Independence With Parkinson's Disease #10 - The Challenge of Parkinson's Disease; Adapting to a Nursing Home #13 - Medical Management of Parkinson's Disease #16 - When Should PD Patients Go to the Emergency Room #17 - Vision Problems & PD #20 - Fatigue in Parkinson's Disease #21 - Dr. Andrew Weil's Recommendation for Healthy Aging #22 - Depression & Parkinson Disease #23 - Incontinence & Parkinson's Disease #24 - Employment & Parkinson's Disease #25 - Constipation & Parkinson's Disease #26 - What is Dysphagia? #27 - Cognitive Changes in Parkinson's Disease #28 - Too Little Exercise and Too Much Sitting: A Recipe for Change 34 Helpful Hints to Improve the Quality of Life of People with PD Importance Of Having A Will Medications Approved For The Treatment Of Parkinson’s Disease Medications To Avoid For The Treatment Of Parkinson’s Disease

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* Booklets For Purchase
 A Collection of Helpful Hints - $5.00

* DVDs For Purchase

PEP Meetings
 Fall Prevention (2006) – Gammon Earhart, PhD, PT - $15.00 Cognitive Aspects of PD (2007) – Michelle Burack, MD, PhD - $15.00 Deep Brain Stimulation (2008) – Samer Tabbal, MD - $15.00 Delay the Disease: The Role Exercise Plays in PD (2008) – Lee Tempel, MD; David Zid, Cert. Fitness Instr.; & Jackie Russell, RN, BSN, CNOR - $15.00 Use It or Lose It (2009) – Gammon Earhart, PhD, PT; Erin R. Foster, OTD, OTR/L; and Debbie Guyer, MA, CCC-SLP - $15.00 Non Motor Aspects of PD (2009) – Larry Elmer, MD - $15.00 Brain & Behavior: Coping with PD (2009) – Joseph H. Friedman, MD - $15.00 Move It! (2009) – Kevin Lockette, PT - $15.00 Hope & Empowerment (2010) – Non Motor Aspects of PD with Larry Elmer, MD; Exercises with Jackie Russell and David Zid – (2 discs) - $25.00 Inform Enlighten & Enrich (2011) – Cognitive & Other Neuropsychiatric Features in Lewy Body Disorders with Jennifer G. Goldman, MD, MS; Caregiving with Gary Behrman, PhD, LCSW, M.Div.; and Adaptive Equipment with Amanda Landsbaum, MS, OTL/R – (2 discs) - $25.00 What’s New, What’s Now, What’s Next (2011) – J. William Langston, MD; Family Caregiving with Susan Imke, RN, MS; Coping Strategies with Pamela Quinn; and Q&A Session – (4 discs) - $25.00 Where We Are Now and Where Are We Going? - Dr. Joel S. Perlmutter, MD - $25.00 Who Are You and What Have You Done to My Spouse/Caregiver? - Dr. Kevin Black - $25.00 Deep Brain Stimulation Panel of Experts - Brent Peterson & Drs. Pratap Chand (SLU), Terry Rolan (MU) and Mwiza Ushe (WUSM) - $15.00

Dr. Joel Perlmutter - Research Updates
 What’s Hot and What’s Not (2007) - $15.00 What’s Shaking? (2008) - $15.00 What’s New? (2009) - $15.00 How We Arrived and Where Are We Headed (2010) - $15.00 How We Arrived Where We Are Today & Where We Are Headed Tomorrow (2012) - $15.00 Why I Am Optimistic and Hopeful – Looking Forward (2013) - $15.00

Other DVDs
 Caring for a Nursing Home Resident with PD - $25.00 Fit ‘N Fun with printed material - $25.00 The Parkinson Journey - $10.00

* Tulip Pins For Purchase
 Tulip Pin - $5.00 + $1.00 Shipping

About the PD Tulip (text by Sheryl Jedlinski)

Tulip Pin

A new tulip is popping up in gardens across the country. The tulip - a red flower with distinctive leaves shaped like the letters "p" and "d" - was designed by a young onset person with Parkinson's (PWP) from Washington state - Karen Painter.

The red tulip has been associated with Parkinson's awareness since 1980 when a Dutch horticulturalist who had PD developed a red and white tulip and named it "Dr. James Parkinson." More than 25 years later, however, there is no single recognized red tulip design.

When Jean Burns saw the tulip her new friend Karen had doodled on a napkin, she was "immediately struck by the unique and beautiful design. Of all the tulips I have seen used for PD awareness, this one stands apart from the rest."

Jean and Karen believe that Karen's tulip design can do for Parkinson's awareness what the pink ribbon has done for breast cancer. They hope that the established Parkinson's organizations will recognize this potential and use Karen's tulip emblem in their materials alongside their official logos.

"We have a dream that Karen's stylized tulip will become the symbol not for one Parkinson's organization or event, but for the Parkinson's community nationwide," Jean says. "It will serve as a reminder that we all must work together to find a cure for the millions of people living with Parkinson's disease."

* Lil Monitor For Purchase
 Lil Monitor - $82.50 + $5.00 Shipping

Loudness Indicator Lights (LIL) Monitor

The Loudness Indicator Lights (LIL) unit was designed and constructed for use by individuals who require strengthening of their voices. The unit was initially designed for individuals with Parkinson's Disease, but can be used by others who need to increase or decrease their vocal intensity (loudness) such as teachers, ministers, lawyers, etc. The LIL unit is very simple to operate and facilitates self evaluation by the user.

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