We all have someone who motivates us to do better and be better. Don't forget to sign up for Moving Day 2017 to make those people proud and take a step towards a world without Parkinson's. How do you stay motivated to #BeatPD during Moving Day? #Move4PD #WhateverItTakes
In this incredibly moving PD Story, Sarah talks about her father's journey with Parkinson's and what she wishes people would avoid saying to her. What would you add to the list?

My PD Story: Sarah

If you live around Lady Lake, FL, be sure to register for this FREE education and movement workshop from our Center of Excellence at the University of Florida Center for Movement Disorders and Neurorestoration taking place on April 4!

FREE Education and Movement Workshop for Individuals with Parkinson’s Disease and Their Caregivers

Did you know people with Parkinson's are at greater risk of developing related conditions? Learn about how to recognize them and possibly prevent them.

Conditions Related to Parkinson's

Ready to run the world's largest marathon?! Team Hope has guaranteed entries in the TCS New York City Marathon. Sign up to run with us today – spots are limited and you don’t want to miss your chance to run 26.2-miles through the world's most diverse city!

TCS New York City Marathon

You may have seen this news about the FDA approving Xadago (safinamide) tablets for treating Parkinson's disease. Our National Medical Director, Dr. Michael S. Okun, states: “We are excited to see another option for Parkinson’s disease patients seeking a few more hours a day of relief from the motor symptoms of Parkinson's. This drug belongs to the MAO-B class of medications and there are...
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FDA approves drug to treat Parkinson’s disease

April is Parkinson's Awareness Month! If you're still looking for the perfect shirt, our 10% discount has you covered. Enter BEATPD at checkout.

10% off all online store items!

There are many techniques and assistive devices that can make activities of daily living easier and help you maintain independence for longer. This tip sheet, made possible in part through support from Senior Helpers National, has more information.

Assistive Devices and Home Health

Do you have your Moving Day team name registered yet? Let's hear 'em! #Move4PD
Read our latest blog article: Preparing for Spring with Parkinson’s Disease

Preparing for Spring with Parkinson’s Disease

Video Day! Dr. Singer talks about strategies that can help people with Parkinson's who are experiencing problems with urination.

What are some strategies for problems with urination?

National Parkinson Foundation - Carlos Singer, MD

Brain care is the key to your best life! BAW may be over, but NPF is always here to help! Here are more brain games!

Top 15 Brain Teasers and Games for Mental Exercise

Music improves your brain’s memory. Our brains process music in the same areas where memories are created and stored. Have you ever heard a familiar song that reminded you of an old memory or moment? This is because our brains release dopamine when hearing that song and attach a positive feeling to the song, helping us remember it better. Always take part in the activities that can feed your...
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Eager for some more Brain Games? Here's a link to more from the Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives! #BrainWeek


It’s time for a weekend treat! Did you know the smell of chocolate increases theta brain waves, which triggers relaxation? Chocolate can even make your brain happy! It helps endorphins bind with opiate receptors in the brain leading to feelings of euphoria! We encourage you to grab your favorite chocolatey snack today and give your brain a helping hand. What’s your favorite chocolatey treat?...
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Don't forget: BLUE goes great with GREEN today if you're ready to #BeatParkinsons, and send us a #StPatricksDay selfie if you #Move4PD!
We're very excited to have the Tampa Bay Buccaneers with us at Moving Day Tampa, April 1st!!!

LEARN MORE >> Bucs Support 'Moving Day Tampa Bay' in Fight Against Parkinson's

Free time is just an excuse to exercise your mind! Try some NPF Sudoku puzzles today to keep your brain entertained and relaxed. #BrainWeek
If you haven’t taken a look at our blog, it might be more beneficial than you think! Reading is known to be one of the healthiest activities for the brain. Reading a book, magazine, article or blog can improve brain connectivity, memory, and even slow down the effects of dementia. What is your favorite book? #BrainWeek #WhateverItTakes #BeatParkinsons
Only 2 free entries left in our Big Sur race! This is a beautiful destination to run to beat Parkinson's. You can run 26.2-miles or 10.6-miles up the California coast and see what makes this tiny community so unique. Email teamhope@parkinson.org.

26.2 or 10.6 Miles in Big Sur, CA