InspirFit offers PD programs designed to increase or maintain the physical well-being of participants. The foundation provides a grant to the program.
Chicago Tribune: Parkinson's Patients Find Help at Willowbrook Fitness Facility
The Jewish Community Center of Tampa and University of South Florida Health have won a joint and competitive $150,000 grant to establish a Parkinson’s disease wellness program.
Crowd of 500 walked to Canalside and danced and did yoga at Coca-Cola Field in spite of the cold, drizzling rain as National Parkinson Foundation volunteers got the word out that action helps fight the disease.
A new book presenting the latest updates on potential breakthrough therapies for Parkinson’s disease has been launched. The author, Michael S Okun M.D., is the medical director of the National Parkinson Foundation (NPF)
Neurologist Maria De Leon confronts her own perplexing Parkinson’s symptoms. She describes the way she overcame these symptoms and offers some advice for people with Parkinson’s.
The Palmetto Bay mother of seven is enrolled in a twice-weekly indoor cycling class at the UHealth Fitness and Wellness Center west of downtown Miami. She walks the treadmill and takes yoga classes at the Y.
Dance therapist Erica Hornthal has received a grant from the National Parkinson Foundation that will enable her to provide complimentary therapeutic dance classes to people with Parkinson’s Disease.
SAN DIEGO — The use of antipsychotic (AP) medication to treat psychosis in Parkinson's disease (PD) increases the risk for all-cause death, and the risk varies with the AP class and the specific drugs within a class, a study shows.
"ROCKFORD — Jim Mongan was a quiet man who worked hard and loved his family, according to his son, Joe. Jim didn’t say a lot — he thought actions spoke louder. His family would go on summer vacations, for instance, but Jim would stay behind and work so the family could afford the trips."
The Legends Game was put together as a vehicle to honor Doyle and to raise awareness and much-needed cash for the fight against Parkinson’s. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Michael J. Fox Foundation and the National Parkinson Foundation, Doyle’s hand-picked beneficiaries.
"SAN DIEGO -- Parkinson's patients who exercise regularly have slower declines in quality of life, researchers reported here.