Emergency Contacts to Keep on Hand If You Have Parkinson’s Disease

By Michele Tagliati, Gary Guten, Jo Horne, Deborah W. Brooks

Part of Parkinson’s Disease For Dummies Cheat Sheet

It makes sense for everyone to carry a list of emergency contacts, but if you have Parkinson’s disease, carrying such a list is essential. Print out a list of contact information — home, work, and cell numbers — for the following people and carry it in a prominent place in your wallet or bag. Posting the list in your home isn’t a bad idea, either.

Primary care partner Primary doctor
Secondary care partner Neurologist
Neighbor Pharmacist
Support group member/leader