MIAMI, Jan. 14, 2015 — The National Parkinson Foundation (NPF) announced the election of two new members to its Board of Directors: Erin R. Borger and Paul R. Blom. “We are pleased to add individuals with diverse backgrounds and geographies to NPF’s Board—our goal is to have NPF be truly representative of the Parkinson’s community,” stated John W. Kozyak, Esq., NPF Chairman of… Read More


Final Tally

Twin Cities Moving Day® was a huge success! This exciting day filled with movement, education and camaraderie for those living with and impacted by Parkinson’s was the most successful yet. All proceeds benefit the National Parkinson Foundation Minnesota’s mission to improve the lives of those living with PD through education, outreach and grant work. In 2014 we… Read More


Continuing to explore the topic of symptoms and diagnosis, watch this short video which was part of our partnership with TPT in 2014. All through the month of January we will continue to explore symptoms and diagnosis of PD, so keep checking back! http://www.mnvideovault.org/index.php?id=26520&select_index=3&popup=yes#3… Read More


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With the start of 2015 NPFM is launching a new initiative, addressing issues surrounding Parkinson’s disease. The articles and videos used during the year-long campaign will open a conversation about the disease and its affects on individuals and families living with PD. Each month will feature a new topic. If you have an issue you would… Read More


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Who is looking forward to Moving Day® 2015? We sure are! Here at NPFM, we love highlighting all of the great teams that will be participating in the walk. If you are interested in having your team featured, please email rachel@parkinsonmn.org for more information. Our spotlight team today is Team Chloe, led by Karen Anderson and her… Read More


12 days of NPFM

Thanks Minnesota for making 2014 a great year for the National Parkinson Foundation Minnesota. Our reach has been far and wide, but here are a few highlights of our events and outreach throughout the past year.                 DAY TWELVE “Living with Parkinson’s” TPT production Working with TPT, we… Read More


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                  The Struthers Parkinson’s Center, a National Parkinson Foundation (NPF) Center of Excellence located in Golden Valley, was recognized with the HealthPartners President’s Team Award Thursday evening in downtown Minneapolis. The award is presented to teams within the HealthPartners network that go above and beyond to improve the health… Read More


                  As the calendar turns to November, we would like to take a moment to recognize and thank caregivers during National Caregivers Month. Caregivers play an important role in the well-being of those living with Parkinson’s, and the wonderful work they do on a daily basis may… Read More


                    Give to the Max day is rapidly approaching and we are gearing up with our “Like to the Max!” campaign! Help us get to over 1,000 followers on Facebook! Visit www.facebook.com/parkinsonmn, like our page and get all of your friends and family to like our page… Read More


Every Face Has a Different Story. Help us tell those stories and improve the lives of those living with Parkinson’s in Minnesota. If you’ve met one patient with Parkinson’s, you’ve only begun to hear the story of PD. Parkinson’s disease, a degenerative disorder of the central nervous system, affects over 25,000 people in the state… Read More