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 […]
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 […]
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.
Executive Director Debbie Guyer was interviewed by Art Holliday from KSDK for a story on the impact that a celebrity like Muhammad Ali has on the Parkinson’s community. View the segment from the evening news here.
Our national leadership was recently featured in an article about Muhammad Ali and Parkinson’s. Read the article featured in the New York Daily News here.
Our chapter is featured in this week’s Ladue News as one of nine charities chosen for the Ladue News Charity Awards! You can pick up a copy of Ladue News at many local stores, or click here to be re-directed to their website to view the edition online.
The APDA-Greater St. Louis Chapter was chosen as the charity for Chief Meteorologist Steve Templeton’s 4 Degree Guarantee on KMOV for the month of April. Every time that the KMOV forecast was within 4 degrees of the actual high, KMOV donated $50 to our charity. Steve and his team raised $1,050 for us in April, which was matched by Cardinals […]
Dr. Paul Short, also known as the Parkinson’s Coach, addresses this question in his most recent newsletter. Follow this link to read the full article. Dr. Short will be coming to St. Louis on April 24 for our 2016 family symposium, Family Matters. Please call 636-778-3377 for more information.
LSVT BIG, a physical & occupational therapy program designed for people with Parkinson disease, is coming to town for a symposium in April. The seminar is two hours long and features a 1-hour lecture followed by a 1-hour interactive exercise session. The lecture is open to anyone, but the interactive portion is for people with […]
Missouri Shared Care Tax Credit If you care for a person age 60 or older in your home, you might be eligible for a tax credit on your Missouri Income Tax Return. This includes spouses taking care of a sick husband or wife, children taking care of a disabled parent, etc. The Missouri Shared Care Tax […]