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Parkinson's Awareness Month - April

PARKINSON’S AWARENESS MONTH

National Parkinson’s Awareness Month in April encourages us to participate in one or more events near you supporting further research bringing us closer to a cure.

Parkinson’s is a neurodegenerative disorder. Over time, this slowly progressing condition causes tremors, gait and balance issues, limb stiffness or rigidity and a slow muscle movement. While each person responds differently to the disease, complications often become serious.

There is no cure, and more research is needed. Awareness, treatments, and education go a long way to supporting those affected by the disease, but they are not a cure.

HOW TO OBSERVE

Visit parkinson.org to learn more about Parkinson’s and get involved. Use #Parkinson’sAwarenessMonth to share on social media.

HISTORY

Parkinson’s Awareness Month has been observed since 1983. 

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