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Other Parkinson's disease Organizations

American Parkinson Disease Association (APDA)

Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research

National Parkinson Foundation (NPF)

Parkinson's Action Network

Parkinson's Disease Foundation (PDF)

The Movement Disorder Society

The Parkinson Alliance
The Virginian Parkinson Care Team

 

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General PD Information Links

Parkinson's Hope Digest

Website published original content every weekday: articles, updates, research reviews and personal stories from people living with PD.

PD Index

Provides a central resource for information about PD.

Ask the Parkinson's Dietician

A forum moderated by a registered dietician. It allows individuals to anonymously ask questions about dietary matters and PD.

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Treatment Options

Deep Brain Stimulation

Provides news and research updates on Deep Brain Stimulation.

Lee Silverman Voice Treatment (LSVT)

Teaches and further develops the LSVT method - a non-pharmacological and non-surgical intervention shown to be effective in improving oral communication in people with PD.

American Physical Therapy Association

Find physical therapists near you by typing in your zip code and the security code to begin a search. If your zip code does not bring results, try a neighboring city or town's zip code.

Parkinson Physical Therapist's Blog

Blog by a Physical Therapist with over 20 years of experience and a special interest in Parkinson's disease. The intent of this blog is to share information that has been
accumulated over the years in a Q & A format.  All of questions are
actual questions from support groups and conferences. Blog will be updated frequently starting in April 2012 so keep checking back for updates.

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Clinical Studies

Centerwatch

Provides an extensive list of clinical trials that are being conducted around the world and publishes a wide range of clinical research newsletters, books and directories.

ClinicalTrials.gov

Provides a registry of federally and privately supported clinical trials conducted in the United States and around the world.

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)

Government research agency which provides information on such neurological disorders as Parkinson's, while also recruiting participants, conducting, reporting on and supporting related clinical trials.

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Young Onset Parkinson's disease

APDA National Young Onset Center

Provides information and supportive resources that address issues specific to young people living with Parkinson's and their families.

Young Onset Parkinson's Association (YOPA)

Provides resources for individuals living with YOPD.

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Caregiver Resources

Metro Access

Assistance with Metro Services.

MyParkinsons.org

Caregiver information, online resources and a full featured discussion forum.

AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety

Provides seniors a safe driving self-assessment tool, which can be ordered or downloaded from the internet.

Home Modification Resources

Provides an extensive directory of home modification resources that can aid in the limiting of household falling episodes and other accidents.

Family Caregiver Alliance (FCA)

Offers information, research, education, services and advocacy for caregivers.

National Family Caregiver Association (NFCA)

Provides resources and support, including information about hospitalization.

National Alliance for Caregiving

Focuses on issues of family caregiving through research, policy papers and assistance to caregivers.

Assisted Living Directory

Lists numerous assisted living facilities and other senior care options.

Senior Living Map

List of numerous senior living facilities.

Caregiverlist Caregiver Resources and Tools

In-Step Mobiltiy Products, Inc.
U- Step 2 Walking Stabilizer

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Home Healthcare Agencies

Visiting Nurse Associations of America (VNAA)

Maintains a national directory of Visiting Nurse Agencies (VNAs).

American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging

Provides a directory of groups that provide healthcare, housing and services to the elderly including, nursing care, home and community based services and adult day care services.

National Associations for Home Care and Hospice

Provides information on finding and selecting in-home care.

Home Care Assitance

Home Care Partners

Home Instead Senior Care

Maxim Healthcare

Old Dominion Home Care

Right at Home

The Virginian

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