Why you should be aware of palliative medicine

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My 65-year-old-mother was diagnosed recently with Parkinson’s disease. A friend mentioned that we should see a palliative care doctor to develop a care plan. I don’t think my mother is dying anytime soon. Can you explain palliative care and why we might need a consultation? ANSWER:

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