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NEW YORK & MIAMI (August 9, 2022) — The Parkinson’s Foundation announces the debut of the newly designed Parkinson.org, featuring a fresh look and array of innovations that improve user experience for the entire Parkinson’s disease (PD) community.
NEW YORK & MIAMI (August 2, 2022) — The Parkinson’s Foundation has announced the appointment of six new members to its People with Parkinson’s Advisory Council.
Parkinson’s Foundation Announces $1.1 Million Investment to Advance Expert Parkinson’s Training for Neurologists and Nurse Practitioners
NEW YORK & MIAMI (July 28, 2022) — The Parkinson’s Foundation has announced $1.1 million in funding for the Institutional Movement Disorder (IMDS) Fellowship Program and the Nurse Practitioner (NP) Fellowship in Movement Disorders.
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People with Parkinson’s disease in 42 states stand to benefit from $2 million in community grants the Parkinson’s Foundation has distributed this year to support a variety of health, wellness, and educational programs.
Being a care partner to a person with a chronic disease or illness can be a meaningful and rewarding job, but it can also bring feelings of loss. This article defines the meaning of ambiguous loss and offers tips and resources for adjusting to your role as a care partner.
This article features an adaptive cottage designed to accommodate those who have mobility issues or wish to age in place. The home was built collaboratively with Scott Rider, who was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease 15 years ago, and aims to help others living with PD. Net proceeds from selling the home and a percentage of future sales of the Southern Living House Plan (SL-2075) will support the Parkinson's Foundation.
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We know that awareness is power. The more people with Parkinson’s disease (PD) that we reach, the more hope, care and resources we can provide. Watch our PSA below.