Parkinson’s Resources for Native Spanish Speakers

Voces Unidas Choir Voces Unidas Choir with Davis Phinney

Photo: Voces Unidas Choir with Davis Phinney during the Davis Phinney Foundation The Victory Summit in Tucson, Arizona, in December 2019.

[UPDATE: Since publication of this post, we have created a Spanish language site. Find Davis Phinney Foundation resources in Spanish here.]

Ever since we hosted The Victory Summit® event with simultaneous Spanish translation last December in Tucson, we’ve had people in our community ask us about Parkinson’s resources that are available for native Spanish speakers.

struggle with tiny handwriting?

Did you know small handwriting or micrographia is a symptom of Parkinson’s? The Let’s Combat Micrographia® workbooks are your solution to improved handwriting! Since 2014, The Art Cart has worked closely with people living with Parkinson’s to understand micrographia and developed research-based techniques that work to improve this symptom.  The Let’s Combat Micrographia® Workbooks and Workshop series takes you back to the basics and covers important topics including but not limited to retraining your brain, posture, routine, writing, and hand exercises. The workbooks focus specifically on how to improve small handwriting while increasing confidence in the writing process.  The workbooks and online virtual workshop series are supported by the National Institute of Health’s National Network of Libraries of Medicine. The second Edition Let’s Combat Micrographia® Workbook is available in English and Spanish. You can access them here. To read more about micrographia, click here.


10 Early Warnings of Parkinson’s – 10 signos de Alerta Temprana de Parkinson
Bladder Symptoms and Parkinson’s Disease – Sintomas Urinarios en la Enfermedad de Parkinson
Constipation – Constipación y enfermedad de Parkinson
Cognitive Changes – Cambios cognitivos en la enfermedad de Parkinson
Depression – La depresión y la enfermedad de Parkinson
Diagnosis and Treatment of Parkinson’s – Diagnóstico y Tratamiento
Emergency Assistance Card – Tarjeta de emergencia
Fatigue – La Fatiga en la enfermedad de Parkinson
Hospital Action Plan – 
Plan de Acción para el Hospital
Living Well with Parkinson’s Disease – Como vivir con la enfermedad de Parkinson
Medications Approved in the US – Lista de Medicamentos Aprobados en Estados Unidos
Medications to Avoid – Medicamentos que se deben evitar o usar con precaución en la Enfermedad de Parkinson
Parkinson’s Disease 101 – Michale J. Fox Foundation – 
Enfermedad de Parkinson 101
Parkinson’s Disease – APDA – Enfermedad de Parkinson

Other Resources

APDA – En Español
Muhammed Ali Parkinson Center Spanish Services Program – Programa de Servicios en Español
Parkinson’s Foundation – Español


We just found this great cookbook written in English and Spanish. It’s called Bueno y Barato: Alimentate Bien A 4$ Al Dia. You can download the pdf for free here.

Learn how Choir Voces Unidas helps a community in Phoenix live well with Parkinson’s – Voces Unidas Une, Amplifica y Exhibe las Voces de la Comunidad del Parkinson en Phoenix

If there are more resources or stories we should include in this list, please share it in the comment section.

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