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5th World Parkinson Congress

Are you interested in attending the 5th World Parkinson’s Congress in Kyoto, Japan? Would you like to attend workshops and learn up-to-date research data and treatment options? Melissa Rehm, KY, USA, is proud to be a WPC2019 Delegate Leader for this congress!

The award winning World Parkinson Coalition, Inc. is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing an international forum for the latest scientific discoveries, medical practices, and care initiatives related to Parkinson's Disease. By bringing physicians, scientists, allied health professionals, care partners, and most uniquely, People with Parkinson's (PwP's) together, it is their hope to create a worldwide dialogue that will help expedite the discovery of a cure and best treatment practices for this devastating disease until a cure is found.

The WPC2019 will be held in Kyoto, Japan on June 4-7, 2019. Please visit their website or contact us to learn more.

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Moving Day® Louisville

Moving Day® is a Parkinson's Foundation’s fundraising walk. But it much more than just a walk! Moving Day® highlights movement and exercise as a symbol of hope and progress because of its essential role in treating Parkinson’s disease. 

Every event around the country features a family friendly walk route, a kids area and a our unique Movement Pavilion featuring local exercise programs like Yoga, boxing, stretching, Tai Chi, dance and more offered free to all participants.

Whether you take part on a team or join as an individual, you’ll get a chance to move with thousands of supporters who share a common goal— to help beat Parkinson’s.The money you raise will help fund better research, better treatment and better lives by providing free local resources and expert care around the globe and funding cutting-edge research in the Parkinson's community.

#MovingDay #Move4PD


KY Gives Day

We depend on the generosity of people like you to help reach our goals of spreading Parkinson’s and Ataxia awareness. Thank you to the Kentucky Nonprofit Network (KNN) for putting this together! Like we’ve said before — Help Us, Help Others.

Are you ready to be a part of #KYGives19? It’s a day to celebrate all the good going on in our communities! Mark your calendars for May 14th. It will be a day for everyone to support our campaign at https://lnkd.in/dxwRpte. It’s time to show that Kentucky is full of generosity!

The real success of #KYGives19 will not be how much money we raise but the tremendous impact those dollars will have when nonprofits across Kentucky put them to work! Join the giving on May 14th at https://www.kygives.org.

April is Parkinson’s Awareness Month (USA)


U.S. Senate and Local Governments Recognize April as Parkinson's Awareness Month. On Tuesday April 25, the United States Senate formally declared April 2017 Parkinson's Awareness Month, bringing attention to the disease and the needs of patients.

April 11th is World Parkinson’s Day


World Parkinson's Day is supported by the European Parkinson's Disease Association. The aim of Parkinson's Awareness Day is to raise awareness of Parkinson's disease, promoting a greater understanding of this condition and how it can affect a person.

Parkinson’s Awareness Week (U.K.) is April 9th - 15th


Parkinson's Awareness Week is an annual opportunity to come together and raise awareness of Parkinson's across the UK.










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