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
Dr. Okun is quoted in regards to how a change in handwriting can be an indicator of PD. Other signs mentioned in this article can be a forewarning of serious health issues.
Michael Franzen serves on NPF Minnesota’s board and speaks to how his YOPD diagnosis inspired him to get involved with raising PD awareness through NPF and Moving Day® Twin Cities.
In honor of Parkinson's Awareness Month, James Morgan III shared with us what it's like to live with a movement disorder. Here are his words, as told to Get Old contributor Kate Silver.
The movement disorder affects each person differently, but tailoring your treatment for specific symptoms can improve your quality of life.
Moving Day® Santa Clarita received coverage from a local radio station.
Haverhill School Committeeman Scott W. Wood Jr. is calling attention to Parkinson’s Awareness Month and urging residents to take part in Moving Day. “The aim is to encourage people to stay active and move for better health,” he said.
Boxing-fitness classes for people with PD have come to the Twin Cities. By next month, four local clubs will offer sessions. NPF Minnesota offers $500 annual stipends for exercise classes, including boxing.
NPF Western New York’s blue light bulb campaign is going strong. The idea for the blue bulbs came after a number of local landmarks agreed to be lit blue to raise awareness.
Tippy Balady’s tribute song, Coconut Cake, to her grandmother is raising awareness about Parkinson's. Balady will donate money from her sales to NPF.
NPF of Greater Rochester awarded a $20,000 grant to the University of Rochester to study PD. It will allow a social worker to help neurologists at the University treat Parkinson's patients.