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Parkinson's UK 16h
Join us tomorrow morning to talk all things research. From stem cells to diet, we'll answer your questions
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Parkinson's UK 19h
Thank you so much for your support! 💙
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Mama Twist Jul 22
👌🏼👏🏼👏🏼 amazing girls. Well done! RT : Thank you for contacting us and for helping such a worthy cause. Kelly ran the marathon for her Uncle Nigel and we are SO proud of her and luce x
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Staying in the UK for your summer holiday? The  website can help you plan your trip, whether you're looking for accessible hotel rooms, restaurants or things to do: .
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Parkinson's UK Jul 22
"I was “lucky”. Unlike some, I didn’t have to skip meals because my disability benefits had been removed... But it is surely a sign of a broken system."  columnist  shares her experience of disability benefits:
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Parkinson's UK Jul 22
Got a question about research? Our research team will be taking over our Twitter account on Wednesday morning to answer all your questions. Tweet us your questions
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Parkinson's UK Jul 22
Looking to hold a ? We have some great recipe for you to woo your guests and fundraise in style. Sign up to receive the free fundraising pack:
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Natasha Ratcliffe Jul 22
We want to hear what people affected by Parkinson's think of the idea of offering genetic testing to people newly diagnosed with the condition. Please RT and share with your networks!
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Parkinson's UK Jul 22
Looking for a family day out to keep the kids entertained? Look no further than a  event! With family-friendly walks right across the UK, there's plenty to choose from for a great day out:
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Parkinson's UK Jul 21
Replying to @farmingwifelife
Hiya Emma, thanks for contacting us. Our events team will be able to help you out with this. You can get in touch with them by calling 020 7932 1356 or email events@parkinsons.org.uk.
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Parkinson's UK Jul 20
Hi Rebekah, have you browsed through our section about exercise for people with more complex Parkinson's symptoms? There are a few suggestions to exercise even if you have low energy levels or reduced mobility:
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Parkinson's UK Jul 19
Mindfulness meditation is a complementary therapy that can help people with manage their symptoms. Learn more about how mindfulness can help with stress and anxiety:
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Parkinson's UK Jul 19
We've worked with and a panel of people living with to create a list of the best and most useful apps and devices to help with the day to day management of Parkinson's:
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Parkinson's UK Jul 19
Travelling by train in the UK? you can book assistance on any Train company by calling 0800 0223720. You may also be eligible for a which could save you 1/3 on all rail fares: 🚅🚈🚞
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Parkinson's UK Jul 18
There are lots of ways for you to get involved and support us - from volunteering at an event to campaigning for better services. Find out how you can support the community:
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Parkinson's UK Jul 18
Living with can be challenging, but you can do things to feel more in control. Find out how other people with Parkinson's take control of their lives:
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Parkinson's UK Jul 18
Share your views on genetic testing for - we are conducting a survey for people affected by Parkinson's. This will help us inform future thinking around the idea of offering a genetic test to people newly diagnosed with the condition.
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Francesca Martinez Jul 16
10 years of change to the benefit system has increased poverty levels for disabled people, who are 4x worse off than others due to cuts 📣 Share this report from & the & demand change
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Parkinson's UK Jul 16
Changes to the benefits system over the past 10 years are increasing the poverty levels of disabled people. Many people have had a reduction in benefits, but disabled people are four times worse off than non-disabled people:
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Parkinson's UK Jul 16
The more disabilities a person has, the more they lose out. DBC research shows someone who has six or more disabilities loses over £2,100 each year on average, whereas someone with one disability loses around £700 each year:
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