Heatwave Advice

People living with Parkinson’s are more at risk of heat-related illnesses. This risk is higher if we live alone or take some types of medicines. The signs that we are becoming too hot, or dehydrated (low on fluid), can be hard to spot sometimes. Some medicines might...

Travel and Parkinson’s – Mary Casserly’s recent experience

I would just like to give you my experience of using Free Travel and Sunflower for Hidden Disabilities (Lanyard) Free Travel  As I am diagnosed a number of years, I was entitled to apply for the invalidity pension as I had made the required social welfare...
The Hot Weather Continues This Week

The Hot Weather Continues This Week

This week sees the hot and dry weather continue across Ireland as high pressure remains in charge, with many stations across Ireland reaching heatwave criteria. Met Éireann has issued a nationwide Yellow High Temperature warning, as well as an Orange High Temperature...
The Hidden Disabilities Sunflower available in Ireland

The Hidden Disabilities Sunflower available in Ireland

  The Hidden Disabilities Sunflower available in Ireland. This means that people living with a hidden disability in Ireland will now have easier access to the Sunflower. People with non-visible disabilities will be increasingly supported as more businesses and...
Disability Matters

Disability Matters

Mary Casserly, and John Kernan, attended Leinster House this morning to hear a motion on the cost of Disability being brought before the Dail by Holly Cairns TD, Social Democrats. It is great to have our voices heard on the expenses we incur trying to manage this...

Radio coverage during Parkinson’s awarenesss month

April was Parkinson’s awareness month and EOPD.ie was very active and vocal in raising awareness for Parkinson’s and in particular living with early-onset Parkinson’s. Follow the links below to listen to two of the radio interviews that happened with...
Building Engineering Services Article

Building Engineering Services Article

Early Onset Parkinson’s Disease (EOPD With so much industry talk of health and wellbeing in the context of indoor air quality, it is easy to forget that other health-related issues also impact the sector. These vary from injury-causing accidents in the workplace to...