Information from Trusted Organizations
  • American Parkinson’s Disease Association provides support, education, and research to help you live a fuller life.

  • Michael J. Fox Foundation is helping to raise money for much-needed research to help find a cure. From ways you can get involved to a great blog chock-full of Parkinson’s-related information, there is so much information here

  • Parkinson’s Disease Foundation provides information including news about the disease, information about upcoming events, insight into the latest research, and education about what to expect.

  • The Davis Phinney Foundation is committed to supporting programs as well as research that help to deliver inspiration, information and provide tools that will enable people living with Parkinson’s to have more control in managing their disease. The book “EVERY VICTORY COUNTS®” Davis Phinney Foundation Essential Information and Inspiration for a Lifetime of Wellness with Parkinson’s Disease. A must read. Order the book

  • The Parkinson Alliance is the umbrella organization for the Parkinson’s Unity Walk that takes place every spring in New York City. They also sponsor Team Parkinson, a fundraising racing event. You can find current news and information on research projects on their site.

  • Caring.com has a support group for caregivers, family and friends of those with Parkinson’s disease. No subject is off-limits in this forum.

Research

  • Medline plus Health Information (Clinical trials, nutrition, research, and treatment) 

Carepartners

Medical & Rehabiliation Care, Assistive Technology

Speech Therapy

General Care

  • AARP offers guidance and resources for living well in your community, www.AARP.org

The Eldercare Locator is a nationwide service that connects older Americans and their caregivers with trustworthy local support resources. It links those who need assistance with state and local agencies on aging, as well as community-based organizations that serve older adults and their caregivers. Help with services such as meals, home care or transportation, or a caregiver needs training and education. The Eldercare Locator is a public service of the Administration on Aging (AoA), an agency of the U.S. Administration for Community Living.  You will also find many fact sheets and brochures.

https://eldercare.acl.gov/Public/Resources/Factsheets/Home_Modifications.aspx

The John A. Hartford Foundation - Dedicated to Improving the Care of Older Adults invests in aging experts and practice innovations that transform how the care of older adults is delivered. One of their resources - Coronavirus Resources for Older Adults and Caregivers https://www.johnahartford.org/dissemination-center/view/coronavirus-disease-covid-19-resources-for-older-adults-family-caregivers-and-health-care-providers

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