Poster Session  |   August 2016
Through the Eyes of the Care Partner: Daily Experiences Living With a Person With Parkinson's Disease
Author Affiliations
  • Tufts University
  • Boston University
Article Information
Neurologic Conditions / Parkinson's Disease / Basic Research
Poster Session   |   August 2016
Through the Eyes of the Care Partner: Daily Experiences Living With a Person With Parkinson's Disease
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, August 2016, Vol. 70, 7011505155p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2016.70S1-PO5065
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, August 2016, Vol. 70, 7011505155p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2016.70S1-PO5065
Abstract

Date Presented 4/8/2016

Parkinson’s disease (PD) affects the lives of family and friends along with that of the person with PD. This study describes the lived experience of care partners for people with PD through the lens of activity engagement and explores the role of the occupational therapist in working with the care partner.

Primary Author and Speaker: Tiffany Chen

Additional Authors and Speakers: Sue Berger, Linda Tickle-Degnen

Contributing Authors: Cathi Thomas, Barbara Habermann