This section will help you understand the basics of Parkinson’s Disease, how Parkinson’s Disease affects the brain, its symptoms and ongoing research. Learn More
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 most major Parkinson’s disease scientific breakthroughs, investing more than $46 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 Massachusetts Chapter of the American Parkinson Disease Association supports the national mission to provide outstanding patient services and educational programs, elevate public awareness about the disease, and support research designed to unlock the mysteries of Parkinson’s disease and ultimately put an end to this disease.
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