National Parkinson Foundation, Inc
1501 NW 9th Avenue
Bob Hope Road
Miami, FL 33136
The Foundation supports researchers; physicians; occupational, physical and speech therapists and psychological counseling. It also provides educational and medical information for the Parkinson patients, their families, neurologists and general medical practitioners. Their mission is to a) To find the cause and cure for Parkinson's disease and related neurodegenerative disorders through research; b) To educate general medical practitioners to detect the early warning signs of Parkinson's disease; c) To educate patients, their caregivers and the general public; and d) To improve the quality of life for both patients and their caregivers.
American Parkinson Disease Association
135 Parkinson Ave.
Staten Island, NY 10305
The American Parkinson Disease Association, Inc. was founded in 1961 to "ease the burden and find a cure" for Parkinson's disease. Headquartered in New York, the organization focuses its energies on research, patient support, education and raising public awareness of the disease. Each year the APDA scientific advisory board reviews grant requests and submits recommendations for funding researches whose work shows promise of making scientific breakthroughs or finding improved treatments for Parkinson's disease. The APDA national office also coordinates the efforts of 65 chapters, 57 information & referral centers and 250 affiliated support groups accross the nation.
The Parkinson Foundation of Canada
4211 Yonge Street, Suite 316
Toronto, Ontario M2P 2A9
Parkinson Society Canada is a not for profit, national charitable organization. The Society raises money through corporate sponsorships, public donations, and planned gifts. Finding the cause and cure for Parkinson's disease remains our chief mission. However, while we wait for answers, we must not forget the patients and caregivers. New publications, increased patient conferences, clinical assistance programs, as well as other projects also require your support and funding.