This article aims to guide people through practical ways to adapt a home in order to make it a safe and accessible space for people with PD. Dr. Rebecca Gilbert provides insight and commentary.
Article highlights APDA’s free online course that helps healthcare workers better understand advanced PD and how to best manage the challenges that come with caring for their patients with the disease.
Recent research has found that the body’s immune system may play a role in the development of PD. Dr. Rebecca Gilbert comments.
Ohio is set to join nearly a dozen other states in establishing a Parkinson's Disease registry, as local advocates point to a rise in the number of cases. APDA provides PD insight.
Rosa Peña, APDA’s Vice President of Programs & Services was a special guest on the Aging Today podcast and spoke about her insights and perspectives a social worker, APDA’s efforts to reach underserved communities, and more.
Dr. Rebecca Gilbert was the featured guest on this podcast and spoke about the symptoms of PD, her experiences with PD patients, and the need for APDA’s guide to intimacy for PD, ParkinSex.
APDA’s president and CEO, Leslie A. Chambers joined the Aging Today podcast as a special guest and spoke about PD, how APDA can help people throughout the PD journey, and much more.
The Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine at Florida Atlantic University (FAU) is working on a conceptual plan to create the Parkinson’s Center of Excellence which will focus on creating a cure for Parkinson’s disease by 2040. APDA’s Dr. Rebecca Gilbert comments about PD and PD research.
APDA’s Leslie A. Chambers and Dr. Rebecca Gilbert comment on the importance of intimacy for people with PD and APDA’s ParkinSex resource that can help people reconnect and rebuild intimacy.
Student entrepreneurs at Northwestern University invented a pen set that allows Parkinson’s disease patients to write again despite the tremors of the disease. Dr. Gilbert comments on PD’s impact on writing and the unique nature of this product.