Resources

A Parkinson's diagnosis comes with a lot of uncertainty and questions. You are not alone; you can rely on the National Parkinson Foundation to get the answers you need. FIND HELP.

 

¿Prefieres información y recursos en español?

Visite www.parkinson.org/espanol

 

NPF Helpline

 

Call the NPF Helpline 1.800.4PD.INFO (1-800-473-4636) for answers to all your questions. Staffed by nurses, social workers and therapists, the Helpline is here to support you in any possible way, including:

  • Current disease information
  • Medical issues including symptoms and treatments
  • Health and social care
  • Emotional support
  • Referrals to health professionals and community resources for local support

 

The Helpline is open Mon-Fri, 9am – 6pm EST. You can be assisted in either English or Spanish. You can also email with a question at any time: helpline@parkinson.org.

 

 

Parkinson's Central Mobile App

Parkinson's Central is a free, easy-to-use smartphone app that people with Parkinson's and their caregivers can use to access Parkinson's-related information wherever and whenever they need it.

appPicker.com featured both NPF apps - Parkinson’s Toolkit and Parkinson’s Central—on their website in an article, “The Best iPhone Apps for Parkinson’s".

Parkinson's Central features:

  • "Near Me" tool to find resources in your area
  • How to get the most out of doctor visits
  • Ins and outs of diagnosis and medication management
  • Tips on how to live well with Parkinson's
  • Information about insurance and finance
  • Special caregiver content

You can download the app for free in the iTunes store or via Google Play.


10th Annual Parkinson's Disease Symposium (2016)

Presentation Videos

Update on Parkinson's Disease and Question & Answer Session - Rajesh Pahwa, M.D.

Cognitive and Emotional Aspects of Parkinson's Disease - Eric Ecklund-Johnson, Ph.D.

Driving in Parkinson's Disease - Hannes DevosPh.D.

Exercise in Parkinson's Disease - Michelle R. Haub, MS, CCC-SLP

Patient and Caregiver Panel: Experiences with Parkinson's Disease and Various Treatment Options - Rajesh Pahwa, M.D. and Jules Nazzaro, M.D.