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 APDA Rhode Island Chapter helps people with Parkinson’s find local resources and support in communities near them. We can help you apply for respite care, find a local support group, participate in an exercise class. Join our community by supporting one of our local events.
Rhode Island Upcoming Events 2018 Annual Spring Conference