"Being a caregiver is probably the most difficult job you’re
ever going to have. The only way you can do it is to take care
of yourself. You cannot say, ‘I don’t have time for me.’ The
person you’re taking care of wants the best for you because
you’re giving the best to them. Don’t be a martyr. It’s okay to
take care of yourself."
Thinking of running to beat Parkinson's this year but not sure if you can do it? Read about how this 2-and-a-half-year-old hound dog named Ludivine ran her first half marathon last year! View our races at and make your miles matter.
If you live near Forsyth, IL, make sure to join our 3rd Annual Run2beatPD 5K & 1 Mile Walk on April 29! Can't make it? Bummer! But you can still run or walk with us. Join us virtually and we will mail you an event shirt! Join Brenna's Team Hope event or take the lead on planning your own by visiting
BREAKING NEWS: We are excited to announce that John L. Lehr, a noted nonprofit leader, has been appointed as CEO of the Parkinson’s Foundation, the organization recently created by the merger of the National Parkinson Foundation and the Parkinson's Disease Foundation. Read more about him and what he brings the Parkinson’s community in the full press release.
Right now there's no single definition of what it means to have advanced PD. That's why we are teaming with The Cure Parkinson’s Trust, AbbVie, and a steering committee comprised of physicians around the world to create a clinical questionnaire that can be used to define the transition between early/mid Parkinson’s disease and advanced PD.
Our recent post about pain and Parkinson's drew a lot of interest, so we thought we'd share the upcoming online seminar from the Parkinson's Disease Foundation: Pain in PD. The online seminar will take place on Tuesday, Jan. 10 at 1 p.m. and feature Dr. Jori Fleisher from the NYU Langone Medical Center. Register today!