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April is Parkinson’s Disease Awareness Month

In the United States, approximately 1 million people are living with Parkinson’s Disease (PD). PD is a type of movement disorder that can affect the ability to perform common or  daily activities. It is a chronic and progressive disease, meaning that the symptoms become worse over time. It is characterized by its most common of motor symptoms -tremors (a form of rhythmic shaking). Other symptoms include stiffness or rigidity of the muscles, and slowness of movement (called bradykinesia). Non-motor symptoms can also develop, including sleep problems, constipation, anxiety, depression, and fatigue among others.

There is no “one size fits all” description of PD, the experience of living with PD is unique to each person. So, you will need to become in-tune with your body and collaborate, with your team of experts, in a plan of care that feels comfortable and effective for you.

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Events This Month

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24may12:00 pm1:00 pmFentanyl and the Evolution of the Opioid EpidemicAHA Webinar12:00 pm - 1:00 pm CST Event Type :Education Events,Webinar

24may12:00 pm1:00 pmThe ABCs of Grants Management Part 3SDAHO Webinar12:00 pm - 1:00 pm CST Event Type :Education Events,Webinar

24may3:00 pm4:00 pmPreparing Your Clinical Team for Hospital at HomeAHA Webinar3:00 pm - 4:00 pm CST Event Type :Education Events,Webinar

24mayAll Day25gpTRAC Telehealth Everywhere Conference(All Day) Event Type :Community Events

25may10:00 am11:00 amAssessing Your C.N.A Training ProgramSDAHO Webinar10:00 am - 11:00 am CST Event Type :Education Events,Webinar

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