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Learn Do You Know the 8 Steps to a Healthy Brain?  
8 Steps to a Healthy Brain

Brain Awareness Week is a global campaign to raise
public awareness about the progress and benefits of
brain research, including research into the causes of
Parkinson's disease and how to treat it. In celebration of
Brain Awareness Week, taking place from March 14-20,
NPF and the Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives are proud to
present "8 Steps to a Healthy Brain."

Live March is National Nutrition Month... What
Are Some of the Nutrition Dos and Don'ts for
People with PD?
Nutrition Matters

Ask Kathrynne Holden, R.D., who answers the “Ask About Nutrition” discussion corner forum on  She is a registered dietician who specializes in nutrition, dietary needs and complementary treatments for Parkinson’s. Her aim is to provide the knowledge needed to prevent nutrition-related hospitalizations, make the best use of levodopa and maintain an independent lifestyle.

Register for the 2011 Midwest Young Onset Parkinson's Disease Conference  
2011 Midwest Young Onset Parkinson's Disease Conference

Join us for the 2011 Young Onset Parkinson Conference
on June 17-18, 2011 in Des Moines, Iowa.  In partnership,
NPF, and the American Parkinson Disease Association
(APDA) along with the APDA Iowa Chapter will host this
conference for families impacted by young onset
Parkinson’s disease. This two day event offers programs
for people of all ages who are living with Parkinson's, as
well as an opportunity to network with peers from around
the country.

Give How is NPF "Transforming Parkinson's
Disease Care"?

Transforming Parkinson's Disease Care

Download NPF’s 2010 Annual Report to learn how we are
“Transforming Parkinson’s Disease Care” and fulfilling
our mission of improving the quality of care for people with
Parkinson’s through research, education and outreach.
Please help us to continue to meet these goals in 2011.

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