Community Connection: Parkinson Walk


Watch this interview with NPF's President and CEO Joyce Oberdorf and board member Andy Albert at the 2013 Moving Day Chicago walk for Parkinson's.

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October 20, 2013 — On Sunday, participants are walking as part of the National Parkinson Foundation's ''Moving Day,'' a grassroots campaign to spotlight Parkinson's Disease awareness.

It takes place in Lincoln Park in Chicago.

Parkinson's disease (PD) is a progressive disorder of the brain and central nervous system that causes a variety of movement problems such as shaking, muscle stiffness and difficulty walking. Approximately one million people in the United States have PD, making it the second most common neurodegenerative disease. Joyce Oberdorf, President and CEO of the National Parkinson Foundation (, and Andy Albert, Board Member of the National Parkinson Foundation, joined us live from the site if the walk ( during our ABC7 News Sunday Morning.

Moving Day Chicago - A Walk for Parkinson's
Sunday, October 20, 2103
9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Lincoln Park, Grove 2
Admission: free

National Parkinson Foundation