Support Continues for the PD Community

Support Continues for the PD Community Despite the disruption that COVID-19 has caused, APDA was able to make immediate changes and develop extensive online programs and resources for those living with PD, including opportunities for our community to come together safely, connect, and support one another virtually ― thanks to the steadfast loyalty and generosity […]

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APDA’s New Diversity-Focused Grant Invigorates Inclusion in Parkinson’s Research

APDA’s New Diversity-Focused Grant Invigorates Inclusion in Parkinson’s Research As part of our efforts to support novel and innovative research, your generosity has made it possible for the American Parkinson Disease Association (APDA) to grant $1.4 million to support critical Parkinson’s disease (PD) research for the 2020-2021 funding year ― one of the grants awarded […]

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Sage Therapeutics sponsored trial for Parkinson’s Disease Mild Cognitive Impairment (PD-MCI)

Sage Therapeutics sponsored trial for Parkinson’s Disease Mild Cognitive Impairment (PD-MCI) Sage Therapeutics sponsored trial for Parkinson’s Disease Mild Cognitive Impairment (PD-MCI): Research study for adults ages 50 to 75 years old who have been diagnosed with PD-MCI. The purpose of this study is to evaluate the safety and tolerability of an investigational medication. Participants must […]

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Boxing for Parkinson’s Disease

Boxing and Parkinson’s Disease We know without a doubt that exercise is important for people with Parkinson’s disease (PD).  Various types of exercise and movement can help people improve their balance, strength, mobility, flexibility, endurance and walking ability. Studies also reveal that exercise can help improve cognition, depression, fatigue, and sleep. We have discussed exercise in […]

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