Happy Parkinson’s Awareness Month! The 35W bridge will be lit up in a beautiful blue on April 17th in support of Parkinson’s Awareness, so be sure to take a look on your commute home. If you won’t be able to stop by, find a high definition livestream right here on the NPFM website! Here at… Read More

We’re looking for a few good volunteers to help at our 2015 Moving Day® on May 2 in Plymouth. Interested in giving a few hours of your time to help us with our largest fundraising event of the year? Sign up now! http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0945aaab2fa1fa7-moving… Read More

Get ready for Moving Day® 2015 by attending our annual kickoff breakfast on Friday, February 27! The event will be held at the Metropolitan Ballroom in Golden Valley from 7:30-9 a.m. The event is free and will feature several guest speakers to help raise excitement for Moving Day® on May 2. A continental breakfast will… Read More

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

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

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

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

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

                  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