Sleep is essential for overall health and wellbeing. Unfortunately, problems with sleep and alertness are common in Parkinson’s disease (PD). It is likely that you will experience poor sleep and/or impaired daytime alertness at some point in the course of your disease – maybe you
Set your creativity free making meaningful mandalas mindfully with Ling Olaes, art and yoga therapist at JF&CS. A mandala is the Sanskrit word for 'circle,' and it is a fun, relaxing way to explore your ideas, thoughts and feelings. No experience is necessary and all material will be provided.
Care give support group by Debbie Dooley will also be provided.
NEW YORK & MIAMI — October 11, 2018 — The Parkinson’s Foundation announced that it has awarded its first-ever Parkinson’s Foundation Nurse Faculty Award to four nurses, totaling $30,000. The nurses, all graduates of the Edmond J. Safra Visiting Nurse Faculty Scholars Program, will each receive $7,500 in grant funding from the Foundation to launch individual projects to help make life better for people with Parkinson’s disease (PD).
We had an incredible time at Moving Day Rochester, all thanks to our fantastic community!
Moving Day is more than just a walk. It raises awareness and funds to improve the lives of people living with Parkinson’s disease and advance toward a cure. This inspiring event brings together people of all ages and abilities for family-friendly fun and activities. Moving Day highlights movement and exercise as symbols of hope and progress because of their essential role in treating Parkinson’s disease. Take part in a variety of movement activities such as yoga, Tai Chi, boxing, dance, and much more. Whether you are part of a team or join as an individual, you’ll get a chance to move with hundreds of supporters who share a common goal – to help beat Parkinson’s. Register today!
On September 20, 2018, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a review on the drug NUPLAZID (pimavanserin), a medication used to treat patients with hallucinations and delusions associated with Parkinson’s Disease A broad medical term used to describe a loss of contact with reality that involves hallucinations and/or delusions..