This month's favorite resource is the Aware in Care Kit provided by the Parkinson's Foundation. The Aware in Care Kit is a hospital kit for people with Parkinson's.
Unfortunately, many medical professionals in the hospital setting are not familiar enough with Parkinson's to understand the specific needs of a person living with PD. The Parkinson's Foundation notes that three out of four people with Parkinson's will not receive their medications on time when staying in the hospital and this can cause unnecessary complications. The kit contains fact sheets on the necessity of getting medications on time, a list of medications that may be contraindicated for people with Parkinson's, a Parkinson's ID bracelet, a hospital action plan and information for specific things like Duopa and DBS. It is recommended to keep a supply of your current medications in the bag to bring with you on any hospital stay. Medications must be current and in their original containers. You can order an Aware in Care Kit here.
The kit is free but you pay shipping. You can also download all the printed materials in the kit for free here.