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IN THIS ISSUE
APDA advocate provides critical consumer voice in research funding

Be active and beyond

Medically qualifying for disability benefits with Parkinson’s disease

Coping with sleep problems caused by Parkinson’s disease

Spotlight on Parkinson’s Disease Webinar Education Series

News & Announcements 
   Shop for the Cure

APDA advocate provides critical consumer voice in research funding

APDA recently nominated Brett Watterson from California to participate as a consumer reviewer for the Department of Defense (DOD) Neurotoxin Exposure Treatment Parkinson’s Research (NETPR) program. Brett served 26 years in the United States Air Force, and was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease at age 59.

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Be active and beyond

We are proud to announce the release of our new exercise booklet, Be Active and Beyond. The goal of this manual is to help you optimize wellbeing through exercise. This booklet has been updated to reflect a surge in the evidence revealing the essential role that exercise plays in improving day-to-day function and quality of life in people with Parkinson disease.

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Medically qualifying for disability benefits with Parkinson’s disease

If you have been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease, you may be concerned about continuing to work and make a living for yourself and your family. Because Parkinson’s is a progressive disease, you may find work more challenging as time goes on. Fortunately, there is help available for you.

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Coping with sleep problems caused by Parkinson’s disease

Because sleep problems are so common in Parkinson’s disease and have such a significant impact on quality of life, this is an active area of research. In this article, we cover a range of sleep problems and different techniques and treatments.

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Spotlight on Parkinson’s Disease Webinar Education Series

APDA is pleased to share a series of webinars focusing on issues important to people with PD, their care partners, and family members. The topics highlighted are new treatments, clinical trials, and the well-being of patients and their families. View these programs by visiting the webinar website. Videos with synchronized slides for these programs are also available for download on the APDA iTunes channel.

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News & Announcements 
High school senior Nicholas Hoffman honors his grandfather’s legacyREAD MORE

APDA recently released a supplement called Oral Health in Parkinson’sREAD MORE

Check out our 2015 Annual Report and see the impact you have!READ MORE

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Clinical research study for individuals with Parkinson’s Disease (PD) who are currently being treated with Carbidopa-Levodopa (CD-LD). This study will evaluate if the investigational new drug, IPX203, produces rapid and prolonged levodopa plasma concentrations when compared to currently approved products. Click here for more information or call 877-547-8839.

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Punch Out Parkinson! Free Boxing Program

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