Below is a list of publications available at the Information & Referral Center. The following items are available free of charge by contacting the Center at (617) 638-8466, (800) 651-8466 or information@apdama.org. Please click here to download the order form.






  • Aquatic Exercise: An Exercise Program for People with Parkinson's Disease
  • Be Active!: An Exercise Program for People with Parkinson's Disease
  • Good Nutrition and Parkinson's Disease
  • My Mommy has PD ... But it's OK!: A Guide for Young Children about Parkinson's Disease
  • Parkinson's Disease Handbook: A Guide for Patients and Their Families
  • Speaking Effectively: A Strategic Guide for Speaking and Swallowing
  • Young Parkinson's Disease Handbook: A Guide for Patients and Their Families


  • 34 Helpful Hints
  • Basic Information about Parkinson's Disease
  • Cognitive Changes in Parkinson's Disease
  • Constipation and Parkinson's Disease
  • Depression and Parkinson's Disease
  • Employment and Parkinson's Disease
  • Fatigue in Parkinson's Disease
  • Hospitalization of A Parkinson Patient
  • How to Start a Support Group
  • Incontinence and Parkinson's Disease
  • Keys to Caregiving
  • Maintaining Independence
  • Medications Approved for the Treatment of Parkinson's Disease
  • Medications to be Avoided or Used with Caution in Parkinson's Disease
  • Medical Management of Parkinson's Disease
  • National Young Onset Center Brochure
  • Neuro-Opthamology and Parkinson's Disease
  • Parkinson's Disease and Oral Health
  • Patient Identification Card and Emergency Card
  • Proud Hands
  • The Challenge of Parkinson's Disease: Adapting to a Nursing Home
  • The Family Unit and Parkinson's Disease
  • The Importance of Having a Will
  • The Living Will and The Durable Power of Attorney for Health Care
  • Too Little Exercise and Too Much Sitting: A Recipe for Change
  • What is Dysphagia?
  • When Should PD Patients Go to the Emergency Room

The following items are available for loan from our lending library or can be purchased through your local bookstore or on-line vendor i.e. (Amazon.com).

  • Parkinson's Disease A Guide to Patient Care by Paul Tuite, Cathi Thomas, Laura Ruekert, Hubert Fernandez, Springer Publishing Company (2009)
  • Parkinson's Disease: A Complete Guide for Patients and Families by William J. Weiner and Lisa M. Shulman, and Anthony E. Lang (2006)
  • The Parkinson's Disease Treatment Book: Partnering with Your Doctor to Get the Most from Your Medications by J. Eric Ahlskog (2005)
  • Parkinson's Disease 300 Tips for Making Life Easier by Shelley Peterman Schwartz (2006)
  • The Comfort of Home for Parkinson Disease: A Guide for Caregivers by Maria M. Meyer, Paula Derr, and Susan Imke (2007)
  • Making the Connection Between Brain and Behavior: Coping with Parkinson's Disease by Joseph H. Friedman, MD (2007)