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.
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 […]
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 […]
The American Parkinson Disease Association, a National Participating Partner in Partners in Parkinson’s, invites you and your family to attend a Partners in Parkinson’s event on: Saturday, October 31 in St. Louis Area at The Gateway Center 1 Gateway Drive Collinsville, IL 62234 Partners in Parkinson’s aims to help people with Parkinson’s and care partners […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sew the Seeds of Optimism with the 20th Annual APDA Fashion Show St. Louis, MO – July 14, 2015 – The Greater St. Louis Chapter of the American Parkinson Disease Association (APDA) presents their 20th Annual Fashion Show Luncheon to raise funds and awareness for those living with Parkinson disease (PD). […]
The APDA-Greater St. Louis Chapter has new contact info! Effective immediately, you can reach us by phone: (636) 778-3377 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Can music provide positive results for people with Parkinson disease? The video below, which aired recently on PBS, describes the impact that music has on a group of people with a variety of diagnoses, including dementia and Parkinson disease. If you are interested in a joining a music group for people with Parkinson disease, feel […]
Missouri Shared Care Tax Credit If you care for a person 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; or children taking care of a disabled parent. The Missouri Shared Care Tax Credit provides a […]