by Amy Comstock Rick, CEO of Parkinson’s Action Network April is now about halfway over but there is still plenty of time to help raise awareness for Parkinson’s disease and the millions affected. Parkinson’s disease is a chronic, progressive neurological disorder and the second most prevalent degenerative neurological disease after Alzheimer’s. So far this year, people all over the country have honored loved ones with Parkinson’s disease by helping the Parkinson’s Action Network (PAN) and the other national Parkinson’s disease organizations spread awareness of the disease and its impact on our nation. PAN, a nonprofit advocacy organization based in Washington, DC, would like...
Parkinson’s Awareness Month
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Brenda Canine, PhD; McLaughlin Research Institute, Montana