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This is Essential Tremor, not Parkinson's, if it makes a difference.

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There are utensils for Parkinson tremors. They are weighted so easier to handle. They are expensive but probably worth the price.

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My former mil has quite a bad tremor that is not related to Parkinson's. If she is eating in a restaurant she only orders food that is eaten with hands, such as a burger and fries. I do not know what she does at home.

Soups can be served in travel mugs.

Dad does not have a tremor, but since his stroke which caused right side weakness, he uses one hand to lift the other. He will also use his fingers to push food onto his fork.
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My father had a hand tremor that was not related to Parkinson. Actually, his doctors never did find a cause. However, as my dad aged the tremor got worse - eating and drinking became more difficult.

The drinking was easy to fix as due to the coffee shop explosion and designer water craze - you could find all kinds of cups with lids for both hot and cold drinks. Dad slipped a straw into the drinking hole and was good to go.

Eating was more difficult. At first dad used a spoon of his own making. It was a larger spoon - not quite serving spoon size - and it had a sort of squared off, flatter head. My dad next built up the handle with a soft sponge wrapped in duct tape. This one helped for quite a few years. When a better spoon was needed we went to a medical supply store - the type that sells walkers as well as smaller medical items. They had a large selection of eating utensils designed for varying needs. The sales guy suggested a larger spoon like dad was use to - but as well as having a large, soft grip stem it was significantly weighted. The weight of the handle really help on days when the tremor wasn’t wickedly bad. On those days - nothing really seemed to help much.

Anyhoo... Good luck to your
in your search!
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