'My mum has Parkinson's'
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'My mum has Parkinson's and I worry'

More school-aged children are believed have a parent with Parkinson’s disease because adults in the UK are having children later in life.

Lyn Fearn has two young children and was diagnosed with Parkinson’s four years ago.

Her 12-year-old son Mael describes to the Today programme what life is like for him: "I didn't do as well at school because I was worrying about mum."

  • 25 Nov 2016
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