Older adults now can visit the NIHSeniorHealth Web site to learn more about Parkinson’s disease. More than one-half million Americans suffer from Parkinson’s, a neurological disorder characterized by tremors and difficulty with walking, movement and coordination. Its risk increases with age.
NIHSeniorHealth is a health and wellness Web site developed by the National Institute on Aging (NIA) and the NLM. Geared to older adults, it features clear language and easily accessible information on a range of health issues, including proper exercise, safe use of medicines, and how to manage stroke, diabetes, osteoporosis, Alzheimer’s disease and other conditions.