Take 6 Minutes to Raise Awareness for Parkinson’s disease.
Every 6 minutes, someone will be diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease (PD) in the U.S. This April, for Parkinson’s Awareness Month, we want everyone to #Take6ForPD – take 6 minutes to raise Parkinson’s awareness – so that you and your loved ones can live Better Lives. Together.
Scroll to find resources and discover how you can join the fight for improved PD education, research, and care.
#Take6forPD to Advance Research
Our incidence study found that a new person receives a Parkinson’s diagnosis every six minutes — that’s 90,000 people diagnosed with PD every year in the U.S. Raise awareness for PD research this month to help us improve treatments and find a cure for Parkinson’s disease.
- Register to participate in our global genetics study, PD GENEration
- Watch a Neuro Talk
- Sign up for an Expert Briefing webinar
- Support drug discovery through our Parkinson’s Virtual Biotech
- Join a research study
Download our #Take6forPD research checklist to track your progress!
#Take6forPD to Improve Access to Care
Our research shows that seeing a PD specialist leads to better outcomes for individuals living with Parkinson’s. Raise awareness for PD care this month to help make sure every person living with Parkinson’s has access to high-quality care.
- Call our free Helpline (1-800-473-4636)
- Find expert care in your area
- Order an hospital safety kit
- Read a PD publication
- Register for a PD Health @ Home event
Download our #Take6forPD care checklist to track your progress!
#Take6forPD to Help Empower & Educate
Did you know that an estimated 1.2 million people in the U.S. will be living with Parkinson's disease by 2030? Raise awareness for PD education this month so the Parkinson’s community can use our resources to live better — and find answers when they need them.
- Join our e-mail list
- Share our PD infographic on Facebook or Instagram
- Register for an educational event
- Subscribe or listen to our podcast
- Join our 60 Miles in April Facebook Challenge
Download our #Take6forPD education checklist to track your progress!
We can’t do it alone.
Help us create a world where no one lives with Parkinson’s disease. Take 6 minutes (or less) to donate today.
Help Spread the Word
We’re working hard to raise awareness about Parkinson’s disease this Parkinson’s Awareness Month and year-round, but we can reach so many more people with your help. Take a look at our toolkit to discover more ways you can help the PD community in 6 minutes or less. Join us and help raise awareness for Parkinson’s.