Books by and for Persons with Parkinson’s and their loved ones.

Vignettes in Verse

by Jay Carson

Instead of serving time, let time be the servant, offering on the platter of progress an opportunity to slowly peel ...more

Exquisite Warriors – 26 Women Fighting Fate, Facing Facts, Conquering Fear

by Laura Russell

Parkinson’s Disease, typically thought of as a disease of old men, is a neurodegenerative brain disorder. There is no cure. ...more

Dancing on Mountain Tops: A Life Living with Parkinson’s

by Robin Simons

I would never have imagined I would dance on the highest mountain tops of Ireland when I was given ...more

Detours through the Parkinsonian Brain

by Marina Noordegraaf

Detours through the Parkinsonian Brain is a self-help book for and by people with parkinson’s and their loved ones. This ...more

Peace About Life: Dancing with Parkinson’s

by Claudine Neganuma

Peace About Life: Dancing with Parkinson's is a collection of uninhibited, first-hand accounts of struggling, thriving, re-defining identity, and finding ...more


by Torrance York

In a visual journey of poetic images, the photographer examines how living with Parkinson’s disease has changed her view of ...more

Still On Fire: Further reflections on a journey through life with Parkinson’s Disease

by A. C. Woolnaugh

You need this book. You need this book if you want to understand what living with Parkinson's Disease is all ...more

Painted Words: Poetry, Art and Parkinson’s

by Chantal Wolf

Painted Words is a collection of twenty-five poems where poet Chantal Wolf finds her artistic voice again following a diagnosis ...more

Out of Order – My Life with Parkinson’s

by Ray Wegrzyn

Part biography, part guide and part commentary on the frailty of the human condition. It also explores the process that ...more

Counterpunch: Duking It Out With Parkinson’s

by Gil Thelen

A Hall of Fame Newspaper editor describes his turbulent journey of discovery with Parkinson's. Gil Thelen confronts this malady with ...more

Peace About Life: Dancing with Parkinson’s

by Claudine Neganuma

It challenges you on every level, and it's always waiting around the corner with another punch... It is just so much ...more

JUST WOBBLING ALONG: My First Five Years with Parkinson’s Disease

by Helga Mellor MacFarlane

From hilarious to heartbreaking, this is an ordinary woman's deeply personal and honest account of daily life during the first ...more

Being Well with Chronic Illness: A Guide to Joy & Resilience with Your Diagnosis

by Kat Hill

Being Well with Chronic Illness is a self-help guide for those with chronic illnesses looking to find a better path ...more

Genes: The Story of an Accidental Superhero (Book 1)

by Dianne Bramble

In this superhero fantasy, first time author, Dianne Bramble weaves an exciting tale of unexpected strength in the face of ...more

Genes: The Continuing Adventures of the Accidental Superhero (Book 2)

by Dianne Bramble

Genes: This book chronicles the life of our Accidental Superhero as she navigates her new life with super powers. Could ...more

You Have Young Onset Parkinson’s

by Blake L. Bookstaff


Still Dancing

by Jan Sargeant

Still dancing is a metaphor for the triumph of the human spirit over adversity and challenge. Her first published collection ...more

Riding the Wave

by Allan Hugh Cole

What does life with a chronic illness look and feel like? How does one live honestly and with courage, cope, ...more

The PD Movers – We Keep Moving

by Hiral Shah, et al

THE PD MOVERS - WE KEEP MOVING storybook is a compilation of narratives of African American and Black individuals and ...more

Jumping to the Skies: Additional Lessons from Parkinson’s Disease

by Allan Hugh Cole

This book recounts the author’s experience of living with young-onset Parkinson’s disease. He writes with candor, vulnerability, and humor, revealing ...more

The Ribbon of Road Ahead

by Carol Clupny

At forty-nine years old, Carol Clupny was an active, driven woman with a career, a family and a zest for ...more

Dancing in Small Spaces: One Couple’s Journey with Parkinson’s Disease and Lewy Body Dementia

by Leslie A. Davidson

In 2011, Leslie Davidson and her husband Lincoln Ford were enjoying retired life to the fullest as ardent outdoor enthusiasts, ...more

Not Just Sunglasses and Autographs: 30 Years of Film & Television Production with Life (& Near Death) Lessons

by Tommy Burke

My day was far from over. Every other Thursday that summer of 2004, I would finish shooting Jerry Bruckheimer's acclaimed ...more

Being Well with Chronic Illness: A Guide to Joy & Resilience with Your Diagnosis by Kat Hill and Nancy Peate

by Kat Hill

More than 40% of the US population are affected by chronic diseases. Being Well with Chronic Illness is a guide book for ...more

Outside/In: On Loving Nature and Living with Parkinson’s

by Ed Bieber

A collection of poems by naturalist Ed Bieber about living with Parkinson's disease and coping through nature. I also came ...more

Parkinson’s Lite: the Laughable Side

by Marie Elizabeth Tomas

Parkinson's Lite is a non-fiction funny book about a not-so-funny disease. It brings to light Marie and Pat, a married ...more

The Dark Hills

by Scott Robinson

Scott Robinson's The Dark Hills is a brilliant exploration of depression and spirituality. Written in lucidly poetic language, this masterpiece ...more

The Way In: What a Hospice Chaplain Learned Living with Parkinson’s, in Poetry and Prose

by Scott Robinson

In poetry and prose, a former hospice chaplain tells what he has learned from living with early-onset Parkinson’s disease. By ...more

Run With It: a true story of Parkinson’s, marathons, the pandemic, and love

by Joe Drake

COVID-19 disrupted the premier road races known as the World Marathon Majors (WMM) that take place annually in Berlin, London, ...more

Not Afraid to Fall

by Brian Hall

When Brian's painful foot cramps first appeared in 1976, he was only 14 years old. He had no idea how ...more

My Grammy Shakes. Does Yours?

by Suzanne Masso

A book designed for children ages 3 thru 8. The story chronicles two young children as they observe their grandma's ...more

Drivin’ Daughters and Parkinson’s

by Marco Preshevski

"I have Parkinson's Disease..." The words kept hitting me like a hammer on my forehead. Parkinson's Disease... PARKINSON'S DISEASE... PARKINSON'S DISEASE. When Marco ...more

Rising Above Parkinson’s: Take on Life’s Greatest Challenges and Learn To Thrive

by Gregory Ritscher

Easy to read and energetic — this powerful guidebook on Parkinson’s Disease will get you up off your couch and ...more

Aliens in the Attic

by Grace Heim

Part 1 of Aliens in the Attic is a compilation of poems and rants sharing emotions and thoughts about living ...more

The Darkness of Snow

by Frank Ormsby

This collection of Ireland's current Professor of Poetry, Frank Ormsby, is by turns deeply affecting and wry; poignant, yet devoid ...more

Discerning the Way

by Allan Hugh Cole

This book recounts the author’s experience of being diagnosed with young-onset Parkinson’s disease at the age of forty-eight and his ...more

In the Care of Plenty

by Allan Hugh Cole

The poems in this book were written after the author was diagnosed young-onset Parkinson’s disease at the age of forty-eight. ...more

The Unwinding Dream and Other Poems

by Jennifer Yates



by John C. Coleman

John Coleman recovered from stage IV Parkinson's disease! Impossible? No, this really happened. By August 1995, John had lost his power of speech ...more

STOP PARKIN, AND START LIVIN: Reversing the Symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease

by John C. Coleman

The author John Coleman recovered from stage IV Parkinson's Disease. John is a Naturopath who now travels the world lecturing ...more

Rethinking Parkinson’s Disease: The Definitive Guide to the Known Causes of Parkinson’s Disease and Proven Reversal Strategies

by John C. Coleman

John Coleman was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease while studying to be a naturopath, and banished all the frustrating symptoms of ...more

My Degeneration: A Journey Through Parkinson’s (Graphic Medicine Book 3)

by Peter Dunlap-Shohl

How does one deal with a diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease at the age of forty-three? My Degeneration, by former Anchorage Daily News staff ...more

Grandpa, What is Parkinson’s?: A Simple Story to Help Your Child Understand Parkinson’s Disease

by Marcie M. Jones

Hands that shake, feet that freeze mid-step and a face that rarely smiles...these are just some of the symptoms of ...more

Dealing and Healing with Parkinson’s Disease and Other Health Conditions: A Workbook For Body, Mind & Spirit

by Karl Robb

An essential addition to your wellness toolkit. Dealing and Healing offers a fresh and exciting new tool for any individual ...more

Everything You Need to Know About Caregiving for Parkinson’s Disease

by Lianna Marie

Caregiving for those who suffer from Parkinson’s disease comes with many challenges, from how to deal with guilt and loneliness ...more

Parkinson’s Warrior: Deep Brain Stimulation, A Journey to Relief

by Nick Pernisco

On a chilly Thursday in December, Nick Pernisco woke up from his Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) surgery with a few ...more

Parkinson’s Warrior: Fighting Back and Taking Control

by Nick Pernisco

After being diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease at the age of 33, Nick Pernisco thought his world was ending. He could ...more

Parkinson’s Diva: A Woman’s Guide to Parkinson’s Disease

by Maria De León

Parkinson's disease affects all sides of you: your inside, your outside, and your "right" side-that is, the side where you ...more

Memories of the Soul

by Janice Fisher

195 poems, self published & sold by orders to self.more

Poems and Byways Of The Mind: Volume 6

by Janice Fisher


Poems and Byways Of The Mind: Volume 5

by Janice Fisher


Poems and Byways Of The Mind: Volume 4

by Janice Fisher


Poems and Byways Of The Mind: Volume 2

by Janice Fisher


Poems and Byways Of The Mind

by Janice Fisher

Janice Fisher (pen name Jan-ee) lives with her husband Bill and their Lab in the coastal range of Oregon. Diagnosed ...more

The Complete Guide for People With Parkinson’s Disease and Their Loved Ones

by Lianna Marie

A diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease is as disorienting as it is devastating. The Complete Guide for People With Parkinson’s Disease and Their ...more

Walking in Sand

by Garth Ravenhill

Being diagnosed with a progressive disease is scary and life changing stuff. In the author's case it was "Parkinson's Disease" ...more

Parkinson’s Disease

by Terry Rummins

Parkinson's Disease: A Personal Account in Pictures is Terry Rummins' candid story of living with the disease and told in ...more

So, We Progress, Parkinson’s and I

by Terry Rummins

Author of Parkinson’s Disease (Matador, 2013) and So, I’ve Got Parkinson’s Disease (Matador, 2013), Terry Rummins shares her personal account ...more

So, I’ve Got Parkinson’s Disease

by Terry Rummins

Terry Rummins was diagnosed with Parkinson’s 10 years ago. So, I’ve Got Parkinson’s Disease is her story and covers her ...more

Parkinson’s, Poetry, Art and Me

by Lynn Martin McHale

Lynn Martin McHale’s debut book showcases her unique writing style that is witty, irreverent, whimsical, deeply personal and touching; all ...more

Shake Well Before Use

by Tom Isaacs

Tom Isaacs was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease at the age of 27. After 7 years with the illness, he is ...more

Birds Only Sing To Those Who Listen

by John David Autin

The poems in this little book are written for those who, like its author, prize poetry for its music above ...more

Always Looking Up

by Michael J. Fox

'At the turn from our bedroom into the hallway, there is an old full-length mirror in a wooden frame ... ...more

Lucky Man: A Memoir

by Michael J. Fox

In September 1998, Michael J. Fox stunned the world by announcing that he had been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease - ...more

No Time Like the Future: An Optimist Considers Mortality

by Michael J. Fox

'The book is great: moving but also properly funny.' Hadley Freeman, The Guardian 'A memoir with an unusual sense of purpose. . ...more

The Tango Effect

by Kate Swindlehurst

Every hour in the UK, two people are told they have Parkinson’s disease. For Kate Swindlehurst, the diagnosis was a ...more

Being a Champion

by Gary Keating

In this follow-up to his last book, Game On, Gary continues the story of others who also are battling neurological ...more

Game On: Staying Strong Against Adversity

by Gary Keating

John and Gary Keating were a father-son basketball coaching combination, who spent their lives helping others on and off the ...more

I Will Go On: Living with a Movement Disorder

by Dan Ryan Brooks

Daniel Brooks was a 50-year-old husband, father and district-level administrator in a public school system, when he first noticed pronounced ...more

Further Along: With Atypical Parkinsonism

by Dan Ryan Brooks

This moving and intimate memoir reflects on Dan R. Brooks's long battle with a rare, atypical parkinsonism syndrome. It discusses ...more

Power Over Parkinson’s: How to Live Your Best Life Even After Your Parkinson’s Disease Diagnosis

by Terry Cason

I have Parkinson's Disease... but it doesn't have me. 10-11-12. That was the date that changed my life. It was the ...more

Welcome to the YOPD Club: 10 Inspirational Stories From 10 People Living With Young Onset Parkinson’s Disease

by William Braddock

Parkinson’s Disease is the fastest growing neurological disorder in the world. Most people with the disease are diagnosed in their ...more

The Mistress

by Catherine Strisik

What must it be to stand on watch? To see a loved one tortured with illness. In a long marriage, ...more

My Grandpa’s Shaky Hands

by Dr. Sonia Mathur

Parkinson’s disease affects millions of people worldwide. It is a disease that challenges every aspect of a person’s life including ...more

A Life Shaken: My Encounter with Parkinsons’ Disease

by Joel Havemann

"I'm flat on my back on a couch that's too short in a windowless room in the bureau. I can't ...more

A Soft Voice in a Noisy World: A Guide to Dealing and Healing with Parkinson’s Disease

by Karl Robb Whether you are newly diagnosed or have had Parkinson's disease for many years, or you are younger or older, the ...more

Another Door Opens: Parkinsons A Catalyst For Growth & Happiness

by Alan Raymond Cohee

This book is about my 20 years with Parkinson's disease and how I found happiness and meaning in my life. ...more

Parkinson’s Dreams about Me: My Dance with the Shaking Palsy

by Rick Hermann

Whether you are newly diagnosed or a Parkinson's disease veteran, whether young onset or late onset, or if you are ...more

Parkinson’s Humor – Funny Stories about My Life with Parkinson’s Disease

by Beverly Ribauldo

I have Parkinson's Disease and a sense of humor! This is a collection of 100 funny stories about my life ...more

Keepin’ On: Living Well with Parkinson’s Disease

by Robert J. Silver

Written for fellow Parkinson’s patients, their families, and their friends, Keepin’ On chronicles a life of love, loss, longing, work, sports, ...more

Lori’s Lessons

by Carol Ferring Shepley

When Lori Patin first received her diagnosis of Parkinson's at age fifty-five, she wanted to cry until she died. When ...more

My Grandpas’ Shaky Hands

by Dr. Sonia Mathur

Millions of people worldwide have Parkinson's disease. But it doesn't just affect those with the diagnosis, it impacts whole family ...more

Defying Despair: Feed the Mind, Train the Body, Nourish the Soul

by Anthony Scelta, Jr.

Defying Despair is a book filled with hope, love, and triumph. In it, the author shows us how he is ...more

Push the Rock: Second Chance on the Road to Kilimanjaro

by R W Long

Living the American Dream at the pinnacle of his life, R.W. Long had it all: a loving family, a promising ...more

Saving Milly: Love, Politics, and Parkinson’s

by Morton Kondracke

Morton Kondracke never intended to wed Millicent Martinez, but the fiery daughter of a radical labor organizer eventually captured his ...more

Silence of the Bunnies

by Dan Stark

Silence of the Bunnies is a whimsical journey of self-discovery, triggered by the author's mid-life discovery that he faced serious ...more

From Parkinson’s to a Poet

by Melody Eddins

As I walk this journey, I may stumble and fall. I may even freeze at times or have no expression at ...more

Walking With Parkinson: Finding Faith, Purpose and Peace

by Corey D. King

Corey King was diagnosed with a chronic, incurable disease at age 47. Eight years later, Corey continues his story of ...more

Stumbling Toward Victory: Living in Defiance of Parkinson’s Disease

by Corey D. King

Diagnosed with early-onset Parkinson's disease at age 47, Corey King struggled to accept the news. Now, seven years later, Corey ...more

Rebirth at 50: In the end, it was not The End

by Florencia Cerruti

Readers will feel like they are close friends of Florencia Cerruti, taking a cup of coffee with her while she ...more

Parkinson’s Diva: Hello, Possibilities!

by Maria De León

Designed specifically for women with Parkinson’s disease, this delightfully illustrated guided journal offers fun activities and a place to document ...more

Fighting Parkinson’s…and Winning: A Memoir of My Recovery from Parkinson’s Disease

by Howard Schifke

"After reading this book and following Howard's recipe for some time now, I can only say this book is worth ...more

Forty Thousand to One

by Ben Petrick

What if I told you that a decade ago, one of the greatest baseball prospects of his era was hitting ...more

Rebound: Soaring in the NBA, Battling Parkinson’s, and Finding What Really Matters

by Brian Grant

After 12 years of playing basketball at the highest professional level, Brian Grant could have been forgiven for thinking that ...more

The Silence in An Empty House

by Maria Maziotti Gillan

In THE SILENCE OF AN EMPTY HOUSE, Maria Mazziotti Gillan comes to the limit of human experience, stares death in ...more


by Jennifer Yates and Jan Sargeant

A group of people living with Parkinson’s set up a writer’s group in 2019. Their aim was to find a ...more

Magic Happens: The Story of Painting with Parkinson’s

by Nancy Tingey

The book Magic Happens describes an extraordinary journey by Canberra artist Nancy Tingey over 20 years in which a recreational art class ...more

Rhyme After Rhyme: A wry look at everyday life

by Liz Houghton

A collection of short, sharp observational poems that the author is prompted to write on a whim. Often with undercurrents ...more

Perseverance: The Seven Skills You Need to Survive, Thrive, and Accomplish More Than You Ever Imagined

by Tim Hague, Jr.

After starting a family and flourishing in his career, Tim Hague was struck by misfortune. The irritating tremor in his ...more

Dropping The P Bomb

by Emma Lawton

Emma Lawton was diagnosed with Parkinson's, a complex neurological condition, at the age of 29. Defiant against 'little p' she ...more

I Forgot that I Remembered

by Kevin T. Boekhoff

"I Forgot That I Remembered" provides a glimpse into the day to day challenges of a person living with a ...more

Shaken, Not Stirred: Living with Parkinson’s Disease

by Larry Linton

SHAKEN, NOT STIRRED: Living with Parkinson’s Disease is the story of a reluctant hero navigating the trauma of a life-altering ...more

Our Bobbleheaded Nanna

by Sue Edge

When Sue was diagnosed in 2010, she looked for a book to help young children understand the disease and the ...more

Advice from a Parkinson’s Wife

by Barbara Sheklin Davis

More than ten million people worldwide live with Parkinson’s disease, and their spouses are most likely to be their primary ...more

Naked Under My Coat: Writing Under the Influence of Parkinson’s

by Jocelyn Burgener

"Parkinson's is all about the disconnect within the central nervous system. But when I hit that nerve with a word ...more

Parkinson’s? You’re Kidding Me, Right? One Womans’ Unshakeable Belief in Overcoming a Shaky Diagnosis

by Sheryl Jedlinski

In this book, journalist Sheryl Jedlinski tells the story of her 20-year journey with Parkinson’s disease in a way that ...more

Shake, Rattle & Roll With It

by Vikki Claflin

Erma Bombeck meets Michael J. Fox in "Shake, Rattle & Roll With It: Living and Laughing with Parkinson's." Vikki Claflin ...more

All Shook Up: A Little Book of Parkinson’s Poetry

by Sue Hammond

Parkinson's disease is a debilitating, degenerative, life-changing condition with no cure. Poetry is a powerful tool for people to express ...more

If I Can Climb Mt. Kilimanjaro, why can’t I brush my teeth

by Nan Little

“You have Parkinson’s disease” transformed Nan Little from a Person into a Person with Parkinson’s, setting her squarely on a ...more

Dark Matter: New Poems

by Robin Morgan

In this major new book of poems, her seventh, Robin Morgan rewards us with the award-winning mastery we've come to ...more

The Parkinson’s Poems

by Jan Seale

Parkinson's disease and poetry square off in this volume written from the perspectives of a caregiver and her husband. With ...more

Shakes and Silverlinings

by Jon Best

A collection of my Parkinson's poetry in chronological order taking the reader on my journey with Parkinson's. A book that ...more

World Without Limit: A Journey from Unbounded Misfortune to Unlimited Possibility

by Alex Andron

Like most people, Alex had big plans for his life. A successful career on Wall Street, a loving family, and ...more

The Ribbon of Road Ahead

by Carol Clupny

At forty-nine years old, Carol Clupny was an active, driven woman with a career, a family and a zest for ...more

Sacred Chill

by Wayne A. Gilbert

Sacred Chill is Wayne's third book of poetry.more