Advanced PD and Palliative Care in the 21st Century

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Parkinson's Foundation

Palliative care is a holistic, team-based approach to managing chronic health conditions, such as Parkinson’s disease (PD). Palliative care specialists champion quality of life and can be central to navigating the challenges of PD from initial diagnosis, onward. Most insurance plans cover all or part of palliative care treatment costs.

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Research Round Up

Parkinson’s Foundation Hosts First-Ever Volunteer Summit

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Parkinson's Foundation

I want to deal with my Parkinson’s disease (PD) and help others deal with theirs. Parkinson’s made me realize we have one life to live and I need to spend time with those most important to me while gaining new experiences,” said Brian Grant, retired NBA player, person living with PD, and keynote speaker at the first-ever Parkinson’s Foundation Volunteer Leadership Summit.

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Raise Awareness

Research Round Up: The Future of Neurology-Driven Palliative Care Programs

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National Parkinson Foundation

Every year, the Parkinson's Foundation hosts the Centers of Excellence Leadership Conference, where leaders from our 42 Centers of Excellence — medical centers located around the world with leading Parkinson's specialists — attend and present their cutting-edge research and expert care findings. Dr. Janis Miyasaki spoke at this year's conference on palliative care and how a neurologist-led team can change the course of the disease for people with Parkinson's disease (PD).

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Research Round Up
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