Assisted PD Not a Large Burden for Care Partners

Not everyone can do PD without assistance, so what is the cost of this help for a care partner? Not too much, finds a study of 231 PD patients (89 assisted), 72 care partners, and 39 family members of self-care patients. Family members who helped with PD had more task-oriented duties, but did not perceive any greater of a burden than those whose loved one did not need help.

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