Ifeanyi Enoch Onuoha said, “every challenge you encounter in life is a fork in the road. You have the choice to choose which way to go: backward, forward, breakdown or breakthrough.” Since the publication of Parkinson’s Treatment 10 Secrets to a Happier Life with Parkinson’s Disease, the most common question we have received from patients is what are and what will be the next breakthrough therapies for Parkinson’s disease.
The mission of NeedyMeds has been to make information about assistance programs available to low-income patients and their advocates at no cost. Databases such as Patient Assistance Programs and Disease-Based Assistance, government programs and other types of assistance programs are the crux of the free information we offer online.
NPF is your trusted source for information about every stage of Parkinson’s disease. We have created many resources to help people with Parkinson’s, caregivers, family, friends and health care providers actively manage the disease and become effective health advocates.
We have several valuable programs and resources in addition to the ones on this page:
Join NPF for a series of free webinars addressing topics important to the Parkinson’s disease community.
There are currently no scheduled webinars, but please see below for archives or keep in touch for the latest updates.
The National Parkinson Foundation's Ask the Doctor forums is the place where you can ask questions about Parkinson's disease, connect with Parkinson's patients and caregivers, or simply chat and make friends within our community.
The following discussion corners are currently available:
Call the NPF Helpline 1.800.4PD.INFO (1-800-473-4636) for answers to all your questions. Staffed by nurses, social workers and therapists, the Helpline is here to support you in any possible way, including:
Taking care of someone with Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a journey. It is natural to have a lot of concerns and questions, and to look for outside support. Whether your loved one’s diagnosis is recent or you are a seasoned care partner, the National Parkinson Foundation has resources to help you navigate the various challenges that may arise.