The APDA in Nebraska

About Parkinson's Disease

Parkinson's disease is a neurological disorder that affects a patient's ability to move.  People with Parkinson's disease may experience tremors, slowness of movement, rigid muscles and difficulty with balance that may lead to falls.  Most people with Parkinson's disease are diagnosed after the age of 60, but the young can be affected as well.  The disease affects both men and women.  Currently, there is no cure for Parkinson's disease.  For more information go to Learn about Parkinson's Disease.

 


The Latest APDA News

Law about Parkinson's signed

.Congratulations to APDA New Jersey Chapter President Allan Bleich and his team for successfully spearheading efforts that led NJ Governor Chris Christie to sign the first law in the U.S. intended to raise public awareness and create educational programs about Parkinson’s disease.  The Parkinson Disease Public Awareness and Education Act (A-2576) was signed into law in New Jersey on December 11, 2014. For more information click here.

#Giving Tuesday Campaign

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#GivingTuesday™

#GivingTuesday, is a global day dedicated to giving back. On Tuesday, December 2, 2014, charities, families and businesses, around the world will come together for one common purpose: to celebrate generosity and to give.

It’s a simple idea.  Join us and be a part of a global celebration of a new tradition of generosity.

Give a gift that helps the APDA's mission to Ease the Burden - Find the Cure for PD by giving the gift of help for your loved ones.  To donate to APDA click HERE!

 

 

 

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