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April is Parkinson's Disease Awareness Month: Give to a Top-Rated Charity

   Apr 05, 2024

April is Parkinson’s Disease Awareness Month. April was chosen because it is the birth month of James Parkinson, who first identified the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease more than 200 years ago. Parkinson’s Awareness Month brings attention to the life-changing disease and helps to educate people on the many symptoms of the disease and how those symptoms impact daily life and how to address them. It also focuses on helping people recognize the early signs of the disease that can lead to an earlier diagnosis and overall better quality of life. 

Below are two Top-Rated Health charities that are focused on Parkinson’s disease. 

Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research is dedicated to finding a cure for Parkinson's disease through an aggressively funded research agenda and to ensuring the development of improved therapies for those living with Parkinson's today.

Parkinson’s Foundation works to make life better for people with Parkinson's disease by improving care and advancing research toward a cure; builds on the energy, experience, and passion of our global Parkinson's community.  

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