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A New Perspective on Being a PD Care Partner

An Inside Look at Parkinson’s Disease Care Partners Being a care partner for someone with Parkinson’s disease (PD) can be a difficult, but potentially very rewarding role. Making it even more challenging is the fact that the role is assigned without consent of the care partner, without any training and without the option of refusal. […]

Therapies for non-motor symptoms of PD in clinical trials

The pipeline for Parkinson’s disease (PD) medications is extremely crowded these days, with multiple medications at various stages of research and development. Currently most of the approved medications for PD address the motor symptoms of PD – tremor, slowness, stiffness, and walking difficulties. Medications are also available to help people overcome OFF time or improve […]

Where are they now? APDA’s research success

Q&A with APDA research grant recipients   Since 1961, APDA has been a funding partner in many major scientific breakthroughs and has awarded more than $49 million in research grants to date. APDA funds individual research grants and fellowships to scientists performing innovative Parkinson’s disease (PD) research. Grants are awarded through a competitive application process […]

Where are they now? APDA’s research success

Q&A with APDA research grant recipients   Since 1961, APDA has been a funding partner in many major scientific breakthroughs and has awarded more than $49 million in research grants to date. APDA funds individual research grants and fellowships to scientists performing innovative Parkinson’s disease (PD) research. Grants are awarded through a competitive application process […]

La Asociación Americana de Enfermedad de Parkinson lanza la App Diario de síntomas en con funciones ampliadas

La App es fácil de usar y ayuda a las personas con la enfermedad de Parkinson realizar un seguimiento de sus síntomas y comunicarse con su equipo de atención médica ¡Una versión en español está disponible! NEW YORK, NY – 18 de noviembre de 2020. The American Parkinson Disease Association (la Asociación Americana de Enfermedad […]

American Parkinson Disease Association Releases Symptom Tracker Mobile App With Expanded Features

User-Friendly App Helps People with Parkinson’s Disease Track Their Symptoms and Communicate With Their Healthcare Team for Better Care Spanish-language Version Now Available! NEW YORK, NY – November 18, 2020,  The American Parkinson Disease Association (APDA) launches today a new and improved APDA Symptom Tracker App 2.0 – a highly-specialized mobile application for people living […]

Boxing for Parkinson’s Disease

Boxing and Parkinson’s Disease We know without a doubt that exercise is important for people with Parkinson’s disease (PD).  Various types of exercise and movement can help people improve their balance, strength, mobility, flexibility, endurance and walking ability. Studies also reveal that exercise can help improve cognition, depression, fatigue, and sleep. We have discussed exercise in […]