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Learn More About Parkinson’s Disease

In order to raise awareness and education about Parkinson’s disease (PD) this month, here is a compilation of helpful links for those affected by PD or wanting to learn more about this disease.

Helpful Websites

National Institute on Aging

https://www.nia.nih.gov/health/parkinsons-disease

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

800-352-9424

braininfo@ninds.nih.gov

https://www.ninds.nih.gov/Disorders/All-Disorders/Parkinsons-Disease-Information-Page

American Parkinson Disease Association (APDA)

800-223-2732

apda@apdaparkinson.org

https://www.apdaparkinson.org/

 Parkinson's Foundation

800-473-4636

helpline@parkinson.org

www.parkinson.org

Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research

800-708-7644

www.michaeljfox.org

Helpful Interactive Resources

Join International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society (MDS) to celebrate World Parkinson's Day on April 11, 2022, as they aim to bring the global community together to unite for Parkinson's disease.

This event will highlight tips and advice for those living with PD, as well as exercise programs to assist with daily living. All participants are encouraged to turn on their cameras, participate with the exercises, and move for Parkinson's disease.

Los Angeles, CA, USA at 10:00 am PDT

https://www.movementdisorders.org/MDS/News/MDS-for-Parkinsons-Disease.htm


Give Your Voice to Help Others - Project Euphonia

Make April the month that you commit to recording your voice for Project Euphonia. People with Parkinson’s and related conditions are needed to help make speech recognition software more accessible to people with speech disorders. Record your speech online from the comfort of your home with the assistance of an expert speech clinician.

https://blog.lsvtglobal.com/project-euphonia/


PD Foundation - Fitness Fridays

New videos uploaded every Friday. Please use the link below to access free videos and past classes found in the Fitness Friday playlist.

https://www.parkinson.org/Living-with-Parkinsons/Resources-and-Support/PD-Health-at-Home

 

Davis Phinney Foundation - "Live Well Today Webinar Series"

Ongoing - please use link below for information on how to access upcoming & previous webinars

https://davisphinneyfoundation.org/event/live-well-today-webinars/

 

PD Foundation - Webinars, Podcasts, Library, Helpline

https://www.parkinson.org/Living-with-Parkinsons/Resources-and-Support

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