From helping with communication to reminding you when to take your medication, there are many advantages to using technology to help manage Parkinson’s symptoms. Technologies can help maintain or improve your functioning related to cognition, communication, hearing, mobility, self-care and vision, enabling you to maintain your health, wellbeing, inclusion and community and workforce participation. Innovations in mobile apps, wearable devices, electronic health records, and artificial intelligence provide help with the day-to-day management of Parkinson’s symptoms.

  • Enable your computer and phone’s accessibility tools
  • Set reminders to drink water, take medications and bedtime reminders
  • Set falls detection and step goals on smartwatches
  • Assistive technology like communication and amplification devices can be prescribed by speech pathologists
  • Voice assistants and smart home platforms can help around the home
  • Software for voice to text and AI can help you instead of texting or typing
  • Consider installing sensor or blue-toothed lights in high traffic areas.

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