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JCC Association of North America: Giving Parkinson’s a right hook

Through Jennifer Enslein' own contributions and fundraising efforts, including a grant for $20,000 from the National Parkinson’s Foundation, Enslein was able to secure the Rock Steady Boxing program, which began in August, for the next two years. The funds pay for special equipment and instructor training at Rock Steady Boxing in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Sunday, December 3, 2017
New York Times Ask Well Blog: What is Parkinsonism? Friday, November 17, 2017

This brief article covers Parkinsonism in an interview with Dr. Michael S. Okun, the foundation's National Medical Director.

NBC News: Rev. Jesse Jackson, 76, Reveals He Has Parkinson’s Disease Friday, November 17, 2017

Parkinson's Foundation's National Medical Director, Dr. Michael S. Okun, comments on Rev. Jesse Jackson's Parkinson's disease diagnosis.

NBC5 Chicago: Rev. Jesse Jackson Reveals Parkinson's Diagnosis Friday, November 17, 2017

Dr. Leo Verhagen from Rush Medical Center, a Parkinson's Foundation's Center of Excellence, comments on Rev. Jesse Jackson's Parkinson's disease diagnosis.

CBS Miami: Rock Steady Boxing Keeps Parkinson’s Patients Moving Monday, November 13, 2017

The Michael-Ann Russell JCC in North Miami Beach is now hosting five weekly Rock Steady Boxing classes. The JCC receives funding from a Parkinson’s Foundation grant.

ABC 10: Moving Day Participant Is Not Letting Young-Onset Parkinson's Disease Stop Him Sunday, November 12, 2017

Brad McMorris, 38, has been living with PD for four years and is a Moving Day Miami supporter who attended the November 12 event. John L. Lehr, Parkinson’s Foundation CEO is quoted.

Patient Daily: Merger of Parkinson's Support Groups Will Better Serve Patients, Chief Executive Says Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Parkinson’s Foundation CEO speaks about the merger. "One million people are better served (by) being one organization. We can bring experts under one roof and provide a full service," Lehr said.

Philanthropy News Digest: Parkinson's Foundation Invites Applications for Mentored Research Monday, November 6, 2017

The foundation invites clinicians and scientists to apply for the Parkinson's Foundation-PSG Mentored Clinical Research Award, a $50,000 grant awarded for a one-year project in patient-oriented research in PD or other Parkinsonian disorders.

South Dakota State University: Carlson Chosen for the Edmond J. Safra Visiting Nurse Faculty Program Monday, November 6, 2017

Nursing Instructor, Nicole Carlson, participated in the Edmond J. Safra Visiting Nurse Faculty Program. Carlson speaks about the program and its benefits.

UF Alligator: UF Researcher Holds Reddit AMA About Parkinson’s Disease Sunday, November 5, 2017

The foundation’s national medical director, Dr. Michael S. Okun held an “Ask me anything” forum on Reddit, a popular online message board, about Parkinson’s. He answered more than 27 questions from users.

Health Professional Radio: Parkinson’s Patient Advocacy Programs Friday, November 3, 2017

Parkinson’s Foundation chief operating officer Ronnie Todaro discusses PPAC and patient engagement.

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