Social Self-Management of Parkinson's Disease

Tufts University, in collaboration with Boston University Medical Center, is excited to announce a new study exploring how social activities, relationships, and health change over time for people with Parkinson's disease.


  • To better understand the relationship between Parkinson's disease and changes in social activities over time.
  • To inform policies for supporting people living in the community with Parkinson's disease and their care givers.

Your role in the study:

  • Participate in several in-person and telephone interviews individually or with your care giver over a 3-year period.
  • You will receive a maximum of $350. This payment will be broken down by interview ($50/interview).

Persons of color are under-represented in Parkinson's disease research and are encouraged to participate.

If you are interested in participating, contact:

Boston University Medical Campus (BUMC)
Movement Disorders Clinic

Tufts University
Department of Occupational Therapy
Health Quality of Life (HQL) Lab

To see the study brochure, click here.