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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 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


                  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, 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


INFORMATIONAL POSTER When: Tuesday, September 30, 5:00-6:00 p.m. Where: VINE Adult Community Center, 421 E. Hickory Street, Mankato Register: Call 763.545.1272 or email NPFM welcomes those living with Parkinson’s and the entire greater-Mankato area to learn more about the organization and its efforts to work with the community to make it more Parkinson-Friendly through… Read More

  Over 25,000 people are living with Parkinson’s in the state of Minnesota, the third-highest per-capita total in the United States. Working alongside the National Parkinson Foundation, NPF Minnesota decided to help raise awareness and funds for Parkinson’s by participating in the #pieitforward campaign. To kick off the campaign, executive director David Wheeler and past… Read More

The National Parkinson Foundation Minnesota has been active across greater Minnesota, helping to create Parkinson Friendly Communities in Fargo, N.D., Alexandria and Willmar, and this year expanded its efforts in St. Cloud and Mankato. Through a generous grant from the Otto Bremer Foundation, NPFM has been working towards creating awareness about PD in a state that… Read More

The National Parkinson Foundation, through a generous grant from the Otto Bremmer Foundation, spent Thursday and Friday in Willmar encouraging the community to get active while learning about PD as a part of the Parkinson Friendly Community initiative. A Thursday evening presentation about the benefits of exercise preceded a two-hour pedaling and Nordic walking event… Read More