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Update from the Parkinson's Action Network


On January 6, members of the 114th Congress were officially sworn in, and the House and Senate opened their legislative sessions for the year. In various media reports, articles, and blogs, you may ha…
January 16, 2015

Choosing a shared burden


Those who volunteer and hang in as caregivers in spite of all that is plainly coming should be studied, celebrated and sung. In our haphazard world, such people are the gossamer threads by which any o…
May 22, 2015

VA Expands Benefits for Vets with TBI and Parkinson's


The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) just finalized a new regulation that will make it easier for some veterans with moderate or severe traumatic brain injury (TBI) who also have parkinsonism, incl…
December 17, 2013

Specialized Care Urged for Treating Parkinson's Disease


A new push is on to provide more specialized care for millions of people with Parkinson's disease and related conditions that impair control of body movement. Advocacy groups say many doctors aren't…
May 26, 2014

Examples of living your best


I want to highlight some of the things being done by individuals all over North America in an attempt to lighten the burden of Parkinson's. These are just a few of the individuals in the world who are…
April 17, 2015

Parkinson's Awareness Month


Brad Perry, Young Onset Support Group Facilitator, and Lisa Bain, NWPF Board Member, talk about local and national Parkinson's advocacy as well as the need for Parkinson's research.
April 27, 2015

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