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Chicago Tribune: Parkinson's Patients Find Help at Willowbrook Fitness Facility

InspirFit offers PD programs designed to increase or maintain the physical well-being of participants. The foundation provides a grant to the program.

Sunday, December 3, 2017
Rocky Mount Telegram: New programs to aid Parkinson's patients Sunday, March 19, 2017

Six members of the Nash UNC Health Care rehabilitation team have attended training and are now certified in the LSVT BIG and LSVT LOUD programs thanks to an NPF division grant. NPF’s NC Triangle community development manager Blake Tedder is quoted.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Bucs Support 'Moving Day Tampa Bay' in Fight Against Parkinson's Friday, March 17, 2017

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have pledged their support to Moving Day® Tampa. In addition to donations of $5,000 and a Club Seat ticket package for the event's auction, the team is bringing the Bucs Squad Experience so young attendees can get moving, too.

Science Blog: Extended Use of MAO-B Inhibitors Slows Decline in Parkinson’s Disease Patients Monday, March 6, 2017

A study led by Dr. Robert A. Hauser from the Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders Center at the University of South Florida, a Center of Excellence, proved that participants who took an MAO-B inhibitor for a longer period experienced slower clinical decline.

MDS BlogCognitive Problems in Parkinson's Disease Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Dr. Michael Okun, Medical Director and Parkinson’s Disease Foundation’s Dr. Beth Vernaleo discuss recommendations for managing cognitive problems in PD.

PRweb: Functional Imaging Supports Improved Cognition in Parkinson’s Disease Patients After REHACOP Sunday, February 26, 2017

Functional imaging data supports improved cognition in people with PD after receiving cognitive rehabilitation, according to a study released at the 1st Pan American Parkinson’s and Movement Disorders Congress. NPF division’s Dr. Peter Schmidt is quoted.

Techonomy: How Tech Creates Jobs and Helps Aging Americans Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Honor focuses on building technology and a new business model that empowers humans with technology platform leveraging machine learning to uniquely match a care professional’s skills with the needs of specific clients.

The Magazine of Santa Clarita: My PD Story: Carolyn Gloudemans Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Carolyn Gloudemans shares her my PD story and how Moving Day® North LA motivated her to get moving.

WKBW Buffalo ABC7: Ice Bikes Used to Help People with Parkinson's Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Western New York chapter hosted its third annual Parkinson's ice skating party. The free event provided participants with ice bikes, giving people with PD the chance to skate.

AURN (American Urban Radio Network): Bringing Awareness to Parkinson’s Disease Tuesday, February 14, 2017

In an interview with a national radio network that aired three times, CEO John Lehr discusses the importance of raising awareness of Parkinson’s.

Tribe Live: Risky drugs: Antipsychotics, dementia can be lethal combination Thursday, February 9, 2017

Dr. Michael S. Okun, national medical director of the Parkinson's Foundation, comments on antipsychotics and seniors with dementia: “Though there is an important role for these drugs in this special population, they should be used cautiously."


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