Moving Day is more than just a walk. It raises awareness and funds to improve the lives of people living with Parkinson’s disease and advance toward a cure. This inspiring event brings together people of all ages and abilities for family-friendly fun and activities. Moving Day highlights movement and exercise as symbols of hope and progress because of their essential role in treating Parkinson’s disease. Take part in a variety of movement activities such as yoga, Tai Chi, boxing, dance, and much more. Whether you are part of a team or join as an individual, you’ll get a chance to move with hundreds of supporters who share a common goal – to help beat Parkinson’s. Register today!
Are you considering taking the new 23andMe genetic test? This article analyzes the reasons one may have to take the new genetic test. Parkinson’s Foundation CEO John Lehr is quoted.
Topics include: Virtual Reality training for Parkinson's, a letter from the CEO, Anxiety triggers, top questions from Ask the Doc, What's Hot in Parkinson's, "I Am Ali" Festival with Louisville's first Moving Day® walk, and the five top planned gifts to make an impact.
There are many aspects of cognition: thinking, understanding, learning, remembering, problem solving, language and more. This guide explains what affects your thinking (e.g., age, sleep problems, medications) and what cognitive changes can happen in Parkinson’s disease. It includes coping tips for both people with Parkinson’s and care partners and stories that show strategies others use to manage their thinking changes.