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Chicago Tribune: Parkinson's Patients Find Help at Willowbrook Fitness Facility

InspirFit offers PD programs designed to increase or maintain the physical well-being of participants. The foundation provides a grant to the program.

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Deerfield Patch: DHS Baseball Players Help Support National Parkinson Foundation Friday, November 6, 2015

Deerfield High School baseball players volunteered at Moving Day Chicago.

Senior Outlook Today: Parkinson’s Disease Psychosis: A Caregiver’s Story Thursday, November 5, 2015

Diane Sagen’s husband, Jay, has Parkinson’s disease and experiences hallucinations and delusions. In this video, Diane shares their experiences after Jay’s diagnosis with what health care professionals call “Parkinson’s disease psychosis.”

The Good Life: Surprised by Psychosis: Our Journey With Parkinson's Disease Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Diane Sagen’s husband, Jay, has PD and experiences hallucinations and delusions. In this video, Diane shares their experiences after Jay’s diagnosis with PD psychosis.

H&HN: A Better Approach to Treating Parkinson's Using Teams Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Teams of providers and patients, working mostly outside the hospital, may improve PD care and save costs.

UF Health: Internationally renowned neurologist to lead UF department of neurology Wednesday, November 4, 2015

University of Florida College of Medicine leaders have appointed Michael S. Okun, M.D., chair of the department of neurology.

National Geographic: First Brain Surgery Aired Live on American TV Goes Smoothly Monday, October 26, 2015

“I never expected this,” says a Parkinson's patient whose hand tremor went away for first time in 10 years. Dr. Okun, national medical director for the National Parkinson Foundation, discusses aspects of the live deep brain stimulation surgery and the implications and effects on patients, in this instance Greg Grindley, who was awake during the entire surgery.

CBS Miami: Focus On South Florida: Moving Day Sunday, October 25, 2015

Paul and Tim Kolaya, Chair of NPF South Florida were on CBS’s Focus on South Florida discussing NPF's Moving Day® Miami!.

The Health Site: Find out if you could get Parkinson’s disease Friday, October 23, 2015

Age-related disorders are often difficult to tackle, especially Parkinson’s disease. We asked Dr Ratan Kumar Vaish, Senior Consultant Physician and Director, Astha Multi Speciality Center about the factors that can increase the risk of Parkinson’s disease.


More than 2,000 people representing 150 teams are taking part in the annual Moving Day Chicago in Lincoln Park. In its three-year history, Moving Day Chicago has raised over $1 million for local research and programs that help improve the lives of patients and families affected by Parkinson's disease.

Daily Herald: Parkinson's hasn't kept Arlington Heights man from a full life Saturday, October 17, 2015

Three years after his diagnosis, Todd Johnson hasn't let the disease get in the way of his life. In that time he has fallen in love, gotten married, bought a house, and just welcomed his first child -- all while raising more than $30,000 for the National Parkinson Foundation.


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