NATIONAL PARKINSON FOUNDATION

The National Parkinson Foundation (NPF) has launched the Aware in Care program, which aims to help people with Parkinson’s disease get the best care possible during a hospital stay. – more

MICHAEL J. FOX FOUNDATION

  • The Micheal J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s research is dedicated to ensuring the development of a cure for Parkinson’s disease within this decade through an aggressively funded research agenda. – more

AMERICAN PARKINSON DISEASE ASSOCIATION

  • The American Parkinson Disease Association, Inc. Was founded to “ease the burden and find a cure” for Parkinson’s disease. The organization focuses its energies on research, patient support, education and raising public awareness of disease. For more information call 800-223-2732. – more

THE PARKINSON’S DISEASE FOUNDATION

  • The Parkinson’s Disease Foundation (PDF) is a leading national presence in Parkinson’s disease research, education and public advocacy. You can also contact them and request their booklet on Web Resources for People With Parkinson’s. For more information call 800-457-6676 or 212-923-4700. – more

DELAY THE DISEASE

  • The #1 Parkinson’s Exercise Program. Delay the Disease is a fitness program designed to empower people with PD by optimizing their physical function and helping to delay the progression of symptoms. For more information call 614-975-5874. – more

PARKINSON’S ACTION NETWORK

  • The Parkinson Action Network (PAN) is the unified voice. For more information call 800-850-4726 or 202-638-4101. – more

THE PARKINSON ALLIANCE

  • The Parkinson Alliance is a national non-profit organization dedicated to raising funds to help finance the most promising research to find the cause and cure for Parkinson’s disease. For more information call 800-379-8440. – more

PD TRIALS

  • FOX TRIAL FINDER: Parkinson’s Disease Clinical Trials. – more

NUTRITION

  • Five Star Nutrition
  • Nutrition and Parkinson Disease information – more

EXERCISE AND FITNESS

  • Delay the Disease Exercise and Parkinson’s Disease – more
  • Sit and Be Fit – more
  • Parkinson Disease and the Art of Moving – more
  • Motivating Moves for People with Parkinson’s – more
  • Functional Aquatic Fitness Training for Parkinson’s Disease (DVD) – more

AREA AGENCIES ON AGING

  • Area Agencies on Aging respond to the needs of the elderly in the communities they serve. To find the agency in your county. – more

NATIONAL ALLIANCE FOR CAREGIVING

  • National Alliance For Caregiving is dedicated to providing support to family caregivers and the professionals who help them and to increasing public awareness of issues facing family care giving. – more

NATIONAL FAMILY CAREGIVER ASSOCIATION

  • The National Family Caregivers Association (NFCA) exists to support family caregivers and to speak out publicly for caregivers’ needs. Through its services in the areas of education and information, support and validation, public awareness and advocacy, NFCA strives to minimize the disparity between a caregiver’s quality of life and that of mainstream Americans. – more

REHABILITATION THERAPIES

  • American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) – more
  • American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) – more
  • American Speech and Hearing Association (ASHA) – more
  • Lee Silverman Voice Treatment (LSVT) – more