Hobbies and Leisure Activities Help My Sister Manage Parkinson’s Disease

Hobbies and Leisure Activities Help My Sister Manage Parkinson’s Disease

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Hobbies and Leisure Activities Help My Sister Manage Parkinson’s Disease

My sister Bev, who has stage 3 Parkinson’s disease (PD), loves to bake. Although she has moderate cognitive issues, baking and gardening are things she can still do well. Despite her Parkinson’s, these hobbies help her to focus and concentrate. Bev says that concentrating deeply on a task helps her to think more clearly and avoid drifting thoughts. Sometimes, it even helps to ease her shaking and balance issues. I witnessed this once when she…

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