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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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In The News: APDA accepts check from KMOV 4 Degree Guarantee

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 […]

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Are People with PD Less Polite?

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.

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LSVT BIG symposium in St. Louis

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 […]

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MO Shared Care Tax Credit 2015

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 […]

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