The biggest lesson I have learned is we are not alone. Our identities are layered with different facets of who we are as people. Today, I’m happy to share that I’m an out and proud gay man living with Parkinson’s disease.
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PD GENEration: Mapping the Future of Parkinson's Disease
This Parkinson's Foundation initiative offers genetic testing and counseling at no cost for people with Parkinson's disease (PD). When you participate, you can help scientists in their journey to better understand how Parkinson's works, leading to new, more effective therapies.
What are the early signs of Parkinson’s? Explore the many types of symptoms, stages and myths about Parkinson’s.
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Our Reach Further campaign is raising $30 million to accelerate Parkinson's research, improve care and increase access to quality-of-life programs.Support Our Campaign
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Your support allows us to improve Parkinson’s care and propels us towards a cure. Every day, volunteers and donors help us make life better for people with Parkinson’s.
The Parkinson’s Foundation has received a grant from the Robert W. Woodruff Foundation to expand genetic testing, genetic counseling and educational research opportunities for Black and African American people with Parkinson’s disease (PD).