Make a Difference in Your Life with These New Year's Resolutions in 2019

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Parkinson's Foundation

New Year’s resolutions are an opportunity for reflection, change and improvement. Take the time to plan for the year ahead with a fresh, clear outlook and approach these upcoming 12 months with measurable goals in mind!

If you haven’t set your goals for 2019, these ideas will inspire you to take on something special, positive and new: 

Pledge to Be Physically Active

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Tips for Daily Living

We Answer the Most Frequently Asked Parkinson’s Foundation Helpline Questions

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Parkinson's Foundation

To offer more support to the nearly one million people in the U.S. living with Parkinson’s disease (PD), the Parkinson's Foundation has expanded its Helpline hours. You can call with the Helpline with your PD questions at 1-800-4PD-INFO (473-4636), in English and Spanish, Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. ET.

The Parkinson’s Foundation Helpline provides guidance on:

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Tips for Daily Living

100 Million Push-Ups for Parkinson’s Awareness, Strength and Hope

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Parkinson's Foundation

As a child growing up in the Bronx, Evan saw his grandfather Jack’s hand shake. “We knew he had Parkinson’s disease (PD), but we never really spoke about it,” Evan said. Many years later, Evan’s father — Jack’s son — Keith, would inspire Evan’s Parkinson’s Champions campaign: Push Ups 4 Parkinson’s

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Raise Awareness

Tips for Daily Living: Preparing for Spring with Parkinson’s Disease

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Annie Wallis, MSW, LSW

As winter melts into spring, you may be realizing that your exercise routine suffered through the cold season. You probably already know that exercise is a vital component to maintaining balance, mobility and daily living activities for people with Parkinson’s disease (PD).

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Tips for Daily Living

New Study Makes the Case for Parkinson’s-Specific Physiotherapy

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Dr. Michael S. Okun

Parkinson’s disease (PD) specialists have long debated the potential value of Parkinson’s-specific physical therapy. All great medical debates are usually settled by two factors: time and data. In this month’s What’s Hot, we review a paper recently published in Lancet Neurology (Ypinga 2018) that provides insight and data for whether people with Parkinson’s should begin or continue specialized physiotherapy.

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What's Hot in PD?

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