Get Your Every Victory Counts® Manual by Audio

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People living with Parkinson’s, their care partners and families, and friends of those living with Parkinson’s want reliable and practical information that will help them improve their quality of life today and every day. The Every Victory Counts® manual is the gold-standard resource to help you live well with Parkinson’s and achieve your wellness goals. And now you can access the fifth edition by audio!

A special thanks to the Colorado Talking Book Library for creating these audio recordings and making the Every Victory Counts manual even more accessible.

HOW TO DOWNLOAD AUDIOS

To download the audio recordings, click on the icon or title of each section below. The audio recording will automatically download onto your computer. Once the audio recording is downloaded, you can double-click the name of the file at the bottom of your internet browser window and click the play arrow to begin the recording. Alternatively, you can open the “Downloads” folder on your computer’s desktop and double-click the audio recording file, then click the play arrow to begin the recording.
Parkinson’s – An Overview
Learn more about Parkinson's and how it's diagnosed, as well as what symptoms might occur and how Parkinson's changes over time. Download the audio by clicking on the title of the section above.
After Diagnosis
Here, we share advice about assembling your wellness team, the importance of self-efficacy, managing emotions, participating in clinical trials, and initial treatment. Download the audio by clicking on the title of the section above.
Employment
Take a deep dive into workplace issues, disability options for people with Parkinson's, legal processes, and balancing work with family and relationships. Download the audio by clicking on the title of the section above.
Motor Symptoms
Listen here for more details about common motor symptoms, balance issues, and fall prevention. Download the audio by clicking on the title of the section above.
Non-Motor Symptoms
People with Parkinson's often say that their non-motor symptoms are more life-altering than symptoms like tremor and rigidity. Learn more about symptoms such as depression, anxiety, sleep disturbances, hallucinations, nOH, and more. Download the audio by clicking on the title of the section above.
Young Onset Parkinson’s
Hear tips for navigating a Young Onset Parkinson's diagnosis and the accompanying concerns about employment, family life, finances, and more. Download the audio by clicking on the title of the section above.
Complementary Therapies
Learn how physical, occupational, speech-language, and creative therapies (and more) can help you live well with Parkinson's. Download the audio by clicking on the title of the section above.
Exercise
Learn why exercise is medicine and the many ways it can help you live your best life with Parkinson's. Download the audio by clicking on the title of the section above.
Medication
Listen to an overview of Parkinson's medications followed by detailed information about treatments for motor and non-motor symptoms. Download the audio by clicking on the title of the section above.
Living Well with Parkinson’s
Learn tips to live well with Parkinson's in any stage and with any symptoms. Here, we share advice on self-care; preventative screenings; dental, bone, heart, and vision health; fatigue; sleep issues; cognitive concerns; constipation; and more. Download the audio by clicking on the title of the section above.
Diet and Nutrition
Learn how changes to your diet can help manage certain symptoms, how protein can interfere with medications, and more. Download the audio by clicking on the title of the section above.
HOSPITAL STAYS AND EMERGENCY ROOM VISITS
What to know before checking in, what to ask before discharge, tips from individuals with Duopa or Deep Brain Stimulation, and information about medical alert bracelets. Download the audio by clicking on the title of the section above.
Emotional Health
Learn how to live your best life by managing common Parkinson's symptoms like depression and anxiety through mindfulness, counseling, and other wellness activities. Download the audio by clicking on the title of the section above.
Connection, Community, and Hope
Here, we share how helping others helps yourself and how creative arts, spirituality, and hope can bring joy to your life. Download the audio by clicking on the title of the section above.
Surgical Therapies
Hear in-depth information about the Duopa pump, deep brain stimulation, and more. Download the audio by clicking on the title of the section above.
Parkinson’s and Care Partners
Care partners are essential members of the wellness team for a person with Parkinson's. Learn how to balance the many aspects of being a Parkinson's care partner, how to manage stress and avoid caregiver burnout, how to find and ask for support, and more. Download the audio by clicking on the title of the section above.
Parkinson’s and the Family
Learn how to navigate changing relationships within the family after a Parkinson's diagnosis and as it progresses. Download the audio by clicking on the title of the section above.
Practical Planning for the Future
In this final chapter, we share ways to plan for the financial impact of Parkinson's, as well as advice about long-term care planning for people with Parkinson's. Download the audio by clicking on the title of the section above.

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Our Every Victory Counts® manual is 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. Request your free copy of the Every Victory Counts manual by clicking the button below.

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Thank you to our 2020 Peak Partners, Amneal and Kyowa Kirin, with special support from Adamas, for helping us make printing, distributing, and shipping the Every Victory Counts manual for free possible.

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