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
InspirFit offers PD programs designed to increase or maintain the physical well-being of participants. The foundation provides a grant to the program.
Parkinson’s Today is among the top blogs for the Parkinson’s community.
National Medical Director Dr. Michael S. Okun speaks about living well with Parkinson’s. He mentions the Parkinson’s Outcomes Project, early warning signs, medical marijuana, educating health professionals about the disease and what people can do to live a better life with PD.
CEO John L. Lehr discussed the Foundation’s work in this TV interview at Moving Day® Twin Cities held last weekend.
The YMCA of Metro Atlanta has been given a $20,000 grant from the Foundation to expand group fitness classes, award scholarships and offer free memberships to people with PD.
A new trial suggests that the injectable drug apomorphine (Apokyn) can significantly shorten “off” times between levodopa dosages. Parkinson’s Foundation National Medical Director Dr. Michael S. Okun is quoted.
Parkinson Foundation CEO John L. Lehr gives discusses a world without Parkinson's and how he intends to bring his vision to fruition to better the lives of those affected by Parkinson's.
NPF division’s Western New York chapter is celebrating Parkinson’s Awareness Month through distributing blue light bulbs, sponsoring wear blue day and hosting its annual wine tasting.
When Gary Smith was diagnosed with PD he began playing golfing at Topgolf®. He noticed that his stiffness lessened and his health improved. In honor of Gary and World Parkinson's Day, Topgolf donated $10,000 to the Parkinson's Foundation.
John L. Lehr, CEO of the Parkinson's Foundation, and Allison Willis, M.D., M.S., a Parkinson’s disease specialist and assistant professor of neurology and biostatistics in epidemiology at the University of Pennsylvania, about a new initiative to close the gap in sex-based disparities.