Help #EndParkinsons Today

beck-jim-2016As a scientist, I’m excited to tell you that the future is bright.

Our team is discovering new compounds with the potential to ease symptoms and to stop Parkinson’s disease in its tracks.

But more than ever, we need your support to make these discoveries a reality. That’s why I’m asking you to support the PDF team working to end Parkinson’s.

When you do, donors from the PDF Leadership Circle will match every donation up to $500,000.

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A PD Partnership Profile: Alan and Cherry Zimmerman

Alan and Cherry ZimmermanDuring National Family Caregivers Month, we honor care partners to people with Parkinson’s. We thank them for their efforts to care for their loved ones and help PDF #EndParkinsons.

This includes Cherry Zimmerman, care partner to her husband Alan who is a member of the PDF People with Parkinson’s Advisory Council. They reside in Knoxville, TN. We sat down with them to understand more about their PD partnership and the needs of Parkinson’s care partners.
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Care Partners: Make Your Vote Count

Alan and Cherry ZimmermanBy Alan and Cherry Zimmerman

Recently, we were asked through the PDF Community Choice Research awards to choose our top priority for Parkinson’s research.

We chose caregiver needs. (See our photo at left, or a larger version here.)

As you may know, PDF spends $5 million a year on research to solve, treat and end Parkinson’s disease. Through the Community Choice Research Awards, PDF asks the community to help identify other unmet needs not being addressed by research.

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Honoring Veterans Helping to #EndParkinsons

dale_addington-addington_dale-balloon_festival2-resizedThis Veterans Day, the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation (PDF) honors veterans who have served our country, including those touched by Parkinson’s disease.

In particular, we recognize the veterans on the PDF team who continue to serve the community by helping us to end Parkinson’s disease. Here are a few of their stories.


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