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Weekly Announcements: April 15-21

Tai Chi Update: Chair Side Tai Chi classes will resume on Friday, April 21st. New Exercise Classes: We have a number of new exercise classes available! Visit to view the classes, learn more about them and sign up. MJFF Third Thursday Webinar-Urinary Problems in Parkinson’s Disease: The Michael J. Fox Foundation is featuring a […]

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In The News: Cycling and Parkinson’s

A segment on tandem bicycling and its effects on people with Parkinson’s was recently featured on NBC Nightly News. If you would like to read the full story, click here to see the article on the NBC Nightly News webpage. 

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Weekly Announcements: April 8-14

APDA Offices CLOSED: The APDA Resource Center in Chesterfield will be CLOSED on Friday, April 14th. Please check with your individual instructor if you attend a class or group at a different location. All activities will resume as normally scheduled on Monday, April 17.  Tai Chi Update: There will be no Chair Side Tai Chi on […]

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In The News: Support Group Leaders

The American Parkinson Disease Association- Greater St. Louis Chapter is grateful to have such amazing support group and exercise class leaders! Two of our support group leaders, Jack Strosnider (South County Support Group) and Carol Weber (Washington Support Group) were each recently profiled by local media for the amazing work they are doing in their […]

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Seniors Count

Seniors Count is a community initiative focused on educating people in St. Louis, St. Louis County and St. Charles County about gaps in coverage affecting older adults in our area and their ability to live independently as they age. One of their major focus areas right now is Proposition S, which will be on the […]

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Dr. Morvarid Karimi

  It is with great sadness that I let you know that Dr. Morvarid Karimi died May 21, 2016, at 1:35 pm.  She was in the hospital with a ruptured aneurysm for the last 3 weeks and had been gradually improving. On the morning of the 21st she had another major brain hemorrhage and died early that afternoon […]

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APDA funded researcher in the news

The American Parkinson Disease Association helps fund research that could lead to new therapies to slow or stop progression of Parkinson’s disease. Read more about a recent breakthrough from the lab of J. Timothy Greenamyre, M.D., Ph.D. at The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine here. 

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