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.
JCC Association of North America: Giving Parkinson’s a right hook
Parkinson’s is a looming pandemic and the costs of care are rising. Study co-author Dr. Ray Dorsey, from University of Rochester, a Center of Excellence, is quoted.
Exercise helps people with PD manage symptoms and potentially slows the progression of the disease. Peter Schmidt, PhD, Parkinson’s Foundation Senior Vice President, Chief Mission Officer, is quoted.
This brief article covers Parkinsonism in an interview with Dr. Michael S. Okun, the foundation's National Medical Director.
Parkinson's Foundation's National Medical Director, Dr. Michael S. Okun, comments on Rev. Jesse Jackson's Parkinson's disease diagnosis.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Nursing Instructor, Nicole Carlson, participated in the Edmond J. Safra Visiting Nurse Faculty Program. Carlson speaks about the program and its benefits.