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Parkinsons Facts Resources
Michigan Parkinson Foundation - Resources
MPF Resources / Research

Products Available Through MPF

Click here for the icon MPF Order Form for the following resources:

  • Brochures:
    • Michigan Parkinson Foundation
    • Facts about Parkinson's
    • Michigan Parkinson Foundation Support Groups
  • Critical Information form (to be used by people who are entering a hospital or other care facility). You complete the form by writing information that would be helpful for those providing care for you.
  • Physician Prescription Form: for physician to refer you to Michigan Parkinson Foundation programs.
  • Tee Shirts (with MPF insignia)
  • Fleece Jacket (with MPF insignia)
  • Disability Information
  • Videos:
    • "In Their Own Words" Produced and directed by Kathy Vander for the Michigan Parkinson Foundation, funded in part by the Michigan Department of Community Health. Professionally produced, narrated by Rich Fisher, Half hour program featuring Michigan residents with Parkinson's disease who describe their hopes, challenges and ways to overcome living with a Chronic disease.
    • "Care for the Parkinsonian in Nursing Homes" Funded through a grant from Art Van, this 45 minute program, although dated, contains the essentials of caring for a person with PD in an extended care facility. Can be viewed in 15 minute segments to instruct staff about the complexities of dealing with PD. Commentary by people with PD and their care partners.

Research Websites

Resource Websites

NATIONAL & INTERNATIONAL PARKINSON'S EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES:

  • National Parkinson Foundation
    www.parkinson.org
    Bob Hope Parkinson's Research Center
    1501 NW 9th Avenue
    Miami, FL 33136-1494
    (800) 327-4545
  • American Parkinson Disease Foundation (APDA)
    1250 Hylan Boulevard, Suite 4B
    Staten Island, New York 10305-1946
  • Parkinson's Action Network (PAN) (advocacy group)
    www.parkinsonsaction.org
  • Parkinson's Disease Foundation (PDF)
    www.pdf.org
    1359 Broadway, Suite 1509
    New York, NY 10018
    (800)457-6676
  • Parkinson's Society of Canada
    www.parkinson.ca
    4211 Yonge Streeet, Suite 316
    Toronto, ON M2P 2!9
    (416) 227-9700, (800) 565-3000
    Movement Disorder Society
    www.movementdisorders.org
    555 East Wells Street, Suite 1100
    Milwaukee, WI 53202-3823 USA
    ( 414) 276-2145

OTHER MICHIGAN RESOURCES:

YOUNG ONSET RESOURCES:

  • APDA Young Parkinson's Information and Referral Center
    Glenbrook Hospital, 2100 Pfingsten Road
    Glenview, IL 60025?(800) 223-9776
  • Young Onset Parkinson's Association
    www.yopa.org

PARKINSON PLUS ORGANIZATIONS:

  • Essential Tremor
    International Essential Tremor Association
    www.essentialtremor.org
  • Michigan Tremor Support Group
    www.tremorsupport.com
  • Society for Progressive Supranuclear Palsy Society for PSP
    Woodholme Medical Building
    1838 Greene Tree Road, Suite 515
    Baltimore, MD 21208
    (800) 457-4777, Fax: (410) 486-4283
    www.psp.org

ADDITIONAL WEBSITE RESOURCES:

OTHER RESOURCES:

Huntington's Disease Society of America, Michigan Chapter
1174 James Savage Rd
Midland, MI 48640
www.hdsa-mi.org
(800) 909-0073