Connecting

COMMUNITIES

Annual Report
2020

Connecting

COMMUNITIES

Annual Report
2020

Connecting

COMMUNITIES

Annual Report
2020

Connecting

COMMUNITIES

Annual Report
2020

Making Life Better Matters to the Sorensen Family

Super Bowl Champion Daniel Sorensen and his family noticed gradual physical changes in his dad, Kory. Soon after Kory’s diagnosis, the family found our Helpline. “My family and I are committed to the Parkinson’s Foundation and ultimately finding a cure.”

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Connecting the Research Community

3,000

people with Parkinson’s will be enrolled in PD GENEration by December 2021, immediately utilizing their test results to better manage their Parkinson’s and enroll in more clinical studies.

We find innovative ways to connect the research and Parkinson’s communities. In 2020, we expanded our national genetics initiative, PD GENEration: Mapping the Future of Parkinson’s Disease, to allow more people to participate, no matter where they live, through at-home genetics testing.  

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Connecting the Care Community

106,114

life-saving Aware in Care hospital kits distributed to help people advocate for quality care when hospitalized.

“Receiving a Parkinson diagnosis can be overwhelming. I reached out to the Parkinson’s Foundation for resources to accelerate our learning curve and to develop realistic expectations. What I found was hope,” Denise Coley said.

Find out how we work to make expert Parkinson’s care accessible alongside the global Parkinson’s health community.

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Connecting through Education + Empowerment

153,300

people joined us for Facebook Live events held over 10 weeks as part of PD Health @ Home, a program designed to meet community needs arising from the pandemic.

In 2020, we designed engaging programs that provided immediate access to educational and wellness resources — all accessible from the safety of home. Our program PD Health @ Home has already connected more than 230,800 participants across 22 countries.

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EDUCATION + EMPOWERMENT

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