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
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.
Parkinson’s Foundation chief operating officer Ronnie Todaro discusses PPAC and patient engagement.
A Burchfield Penney Art Center and Parkinson’s Foundation Western New York Chapter collaborative is offering relief to people with PD through its Art Moves Me therapeutic PD dance program.
The Parkinson's Foundation announced the election of Chicago entrepreneur Peter Goldman its Board of Directors. Goldman is managing partner of Lakeshore Sport & Fitness in Chicago.
The Parkinson’s Foundation asks for applications from new investigators for the Parkinson's Foundation-PSG Mentored Clinical Research Award.
Stewart Factor, a doctor at Emory University, a Center of Excellence, is learning how to put breaks on the range of symptoms associated with Parkinson’s, in hopes of finding a cure.
PD support group will meet October 23 and distribute free foundation resources.
Allan Levey is a major player in the neurosciences and global health at Emory. Levey was a recipient of the foundation’s Heikkila Research Scholar Award.
Ed McCaskey of the Chicago Bears have been living with PD for 11 years. In that time he’s run 13 marathons and boxes regularly. This Sunday, former Bears and other NFL players will walk with McCaskey at Moving Day® Chicago. Mentions Parkinson’s Outcomes Project.
Sara O’Hare, Parkinson Foundation Chicago Community Development Director, is interviewed and speaks about PD and Moving Day®. Moving Day® Chicago supporter Bob Baittie is also interviewed.