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With the largest grassroots network across the country, the American Parkinson Disease Association (APDA) features a nationwide system of Chapters and Information & Referral (I&R) Centers. Learn about our educational and support resources for individuals with Parkinson’s and their family members.
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We are committed to scientific research and have been a funding partner in many major Parkinson’s disease scientific breakthroughs, investing nearly $55 million in research since 1961. Read about what we fund and explore opportunities for funding.
As the country’s largest grassroots Parkinson’s organization, we rely on the community to help us in our cause. Join our community today.
The APDA Iowa chapter provides resources and support to the state of Iowa. Additional resources in Iowa include an Information and Referral Center at UnityPoint Health in Des Moines. Our office location is temporarily closed due to the pandemic and staff members are working remotely. Please contact us at, firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
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