“Find a great doctor who will put all the pieces together for you,” Marcia said. “The Foundation’s Global Care Network is vital to helping connect people with Parkinson’s to hospitals and universities that treat us and advance treatments. The Foundation is working to reach even more people who need expert care.”MEET MARCIA
Research will one day lead us to the new discoveries that prevent, better control symptoms of and ultimately cure Parkinson’s disease.
The cornerstone of our research strategy is to fund innovative studies, the brightest researchers and new programs in hopes that they can lead us to new treatments.
Though Parkinson’s is the world’s fastest growing neurological disease, only 9% of people with Parkinson’s receive care from a neurologist with specialized training.
In 2022, we designated 10 medical centers in the U.S. Each center houses a specialized team that practices the latest in Parkinson’s treatments, providing access to high-quality care when and where people with PD need it.
calls and emails answered through our toll-free Helpline, 1-800-4PD-INFO, in 2022.
All people living with Parkinson’s, care partners and family members should have the information and resources they need to live better. We design and support programs and resources that ensure key information is accessible, especially to populations of focus who live in areas with limited access to care.READ MORE
awarded to 137 community grants across 37 states, helping improve the lives of 75,000 people with PD.
The Parkinson’s Foundation makes life better for people with Parkinson’s disease by improving care and advancing research toward a cure. Thank you for helping us make a larger impact in 2022 and beyond.
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