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PD Movers Book Addressing Black and African American Needs in Parkinson’s

The PD Movers organization has put together a colorful and personalized story book called “The PD Movers, We Keep Moving: Living and Thriving with Parkinson’s disease in our Black and African American Communities.” This books is aimed at shedding the light on the challenges and opportunities someone…

“Power in Knowing” Program Educates the Community

Parkinson’s disease (PD) affects people of all races, ethnicities and ages. However, there is a common misconception that PD only impacts older white men which has contributed to a disparity in racial and ethnic minorities across the country. With this bias and the fact that many PD symptoms can mimic…

Parkinson’s Awareness Month

April is Parkinson’s Awareness Month and April 11th is World Parkinson’s Day.  This year, the Parkinson’s disease (PD) support organizations across the country want to raise awareness about PD and all of the available resources they have developed to make life better for people living with…

Enjoying the Holidays With Parkinson’s

November and December is a time for family, friends and loved ones to gather and celebrate the holiday season. This involves many unique and exciting activities such as traveling, parties, attending events and more. However, when you are living with Parkinson’s disease (PD), some of those activities can…

2021 Parkinson’s Symposium On-Demand

Earlier this year, UF Health and the Norman Fixel Institute for Neurological Diseases hosted its annual Parkinson’s Symposium virtually for the first time ever. Many thanks to our speakers, participants and the Parkinson’s Foundation sponsor who supported this program. For those who missed the program, we…

Romance and Intimacy in Parkinson’s Disease

February is known as the month of love.  With the popular holiday, Valentine’s day, this month often encourages people to express their love for their loved ones and reminds romantic partners to re-focus on their relationships. However, research shows that a diagnosis of a neurodegenerative condition, such as Parkinson’s disease…