The American Parkinson Disease Association, Inc., founded in 1961, has sought to Ease the Burden – Find a Cure for Parkinson’s disease through research, patient and family support, and education. More than 1 million people in the United States have been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease. This debilitating disease affects the patients, family and caregivers in unimaginable ways.
Family members most often fill the vital role of caregiver, providing love, constant care and support to their loved one day in and day out. Whether you are suffering with Parkinson's or caring for a loved one, know that you are not alone and that "Just One Makes a Difference" in this fight.
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