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We make life better for people with Parkinson’s through expert care and research. Everything we do helps people actively enjoy life with their friends, families, children and grandchildren until there is a tomorrow without Parkinson’s.

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Latest News

NPF and PDF Sign Letter of Intent to Merge

January 25, 2016

John W. Kozyak, Chair of the Board of the National Parkinson Foundation (NPF) and Howard D. Morgan, Chair of Board of the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation (PDF), released the following statement today.
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The National Parkinson Foundation's Moving Day® Walks Fund $1.25 Million in Parkinson's Programs in 2015

December 14, 2015

Community Grants Awarded in San Francisco/Silicon Valley, CA; Tampa, FL; and Washington, D.C.
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The National Parkinson Foundation Answers 50,000 Helpline Calls

November 23, 2015

Lifesaving, Toll-Free Helpline Offers Support for the Parkinson's Community
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From Our Blog

Research Round Up: A Word of Caution on the Recent Findings about Physical and Occupational Therapy Effectiveness

February 11, 2016
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What's Hot in PD? Are Hepatitis C and Parkinson's Disease Connected?

February 1, 2016
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Caregiver Corner: Person-Centered, Person-Appropriate Activities and Parkinson's Disease

January 14, 2016
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Time to Get Moving!

Moving Day ® is a movement for change — toward more awareness, more funding and more understanding of a disease that affects so many of our family and friends. Are you ready to move?

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Team Hope™ for Parkinson's members create unique FUNdraising events that improve lives for people with Parkinson’s. Plan your own event or participate in an endurance race.

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Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

An Inside View: The Future of Neuroimaging in Parkinson's Webinar

March 29
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Believe in Better:
Rochester, MN

Monday, Feb. 29
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PAN Forum

Monday, Feb. 29 - March 2
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Believe in Better:
Albert Lea, MN

Wednesday, March 9
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