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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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Press & News: Life with Parkinson’s: Champlin resident shares his story Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Michael Franzen serves on NPF Minnesota’s board and speaks to how his YOPD diagnosis inspired him to get involved with raising PD awareness through NPF and Moving Day® Twin Cities.

Get Old: What it’s Like to Live with Parkinson’s Disease Wednesday, April 27, 2016

In honor of Parkinson's Awareness Month, James Morgan III shared with us what it's like to live with a movement disorder. Here are his words, as told to Get Old contributor Kate Silver.

Everyday Health: 10 Essential Facts About Parkinson's Disease Tuesday, April 26, 2016

The movement disorder affects each person differently, but tailoring your treatment for specific symptoms can improve your quality of life.

Hometown Station: Moving Day Parkinson’s Disease Walk To Be Hosted In Santa Clarita Sunday, April 17, 2016

Moving Day® Santa Clarita received coverage from a local radio station.

WHAV: Wood Raises Parkinson’s Awareness, Assembles Walk Team Friday, April 15, 2016

Haverhill School Committeeman Scott W. Wood Jr. is calling attention to Parkinson’s Awareness Month and urging residents to take part in Moving Day. “The aim is to encourage people to stay active and move for better health,” he said.

Pioneer Press: You can't beat Parkinson's, but you sure as hell can punch it Thursday, April 14, 2016

Boxing-fitness classes for people with PD have come to the Twin Cities. By next month, four local clubs will offer sessions. NPF Minnesota offers $500 annual stipends for exercise classes, including boxing.

West Seneca Bee: Homes Lit Blue Raise Parkinson’s Awareness Thursday, April 14, 2016

NPF Western New York’s blue light bulb campaign is going strong. The idea for the blue bulbs came after a number of local landmarks agreed to be lit blue to raise awareness.

Fox 4: Dallas teen bringing awareness about Parkinson's with her music Tuesday, April 5, 2016

Tippy Balady’s tribute song, Coconut Cake, to her grandmother is raising awareness about Parkinson's. Balady will donate money from her sales to NPF.

LinkedIn: April is Parkinson's Disease Awareness Month Monday, April 4, 2016

Concise article on the different campaigns PD non-profits have launched for Parkinson’s Awareness Month featuring #Move4PD campaign.

ABC WHAM: U of R gets grant to help fight Parkinson's Monday, April 4, 2016

NPF of Greater Rochester awarded a $20,000 grant to the University of Rochester to study PD. It will allow a social worker to help neurologists at the University treat Parkinson's patients.


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