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What's Hot in PD? The Breakthrough Therapies for Parkinson’s Disease Every Patient and Caregiver Should Know About

Date: 
Tuesday, September 1, 2015
Author: 
Dr. Michael S. Okun

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.

Education & Wellness

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:

Ask the Doctor

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:

NPF Helpline

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:

Caregiver Corner: Resources for People Who Care for Someone with Parkinson’s

Date: 
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Author: 
National Parkinson Foundation

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.

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