InspirFit offers PD programs designed to increase or maintain the physical well-being of participants. The foundation provides a grant to the program.
Chicago Tribune: Parkinson's Patients Find Help at Willowbrook Fitness Facility
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.
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.
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.
Dr. Michael Okun, Medical Director and Parkinson’s Disease Foundation’s Dr. Beth Vernaleo discuss recommendations for managing cognitive problems in PD.
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.
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.
Carolyn Gloudemans shares her my PD story and how Moving Day® North LA motivated her to get moving.
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.
In an interview with a national radio network that aired three times, CEO John Lehr discusses the importance of raising awareness of Parkinson’s.
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."