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Introducing the Parkinson's Center of Connecticut, Marlborough, Connecticut
An estimated 60,000 Americans are diagnosed with Parkinson’s every year, with one million expected to be living with the disease by 2020. To address the growing need for knowledge and support, Connecticut Advocates For Parkinson's a...read more
How the McGovern Institute for Brain Research at MIT Is Helping to Fight Parkinson’s, Marlborough, Connecticut
To fight Parkinson’s disease and find a cure, there must be contributions from researchers, medical experts, and countless other passionate individuals. One such group is The McGovern Institute for Brain Research. This community of MIT n...read more
Branford Center, CT Family and Kids Businesses
Washington Memorial Funeral Home , Funerals, Funeral Planning Services, Funeral Homes, North Haven, Connecticut
4 Washington Ave.
North Haven, CT 06473
203-239-6000
Planning or preplanning funeral services are not tasks any of us joyfully anticipate. Fortunately, we have funeral professionals on our side who can guide us through the process and help us create funeral arrangements that respect both t...
Connecticut Advocates for Parkinson's, Non-Profit Organizations, Support Groups, Charities & Donations, Marlborough, Connecticut
(860) 266-6040
Defined by doctors as a disease that affects the way you move, Parkinson’s disease, which is linked to decreased dopamine production, affects as many as 1 million Americans. Connecticut Advocates for Parkinson’s (CAP) is a non-profit, 50...
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July CAP Advocacy Efforts Update with Steve DeWitte, Marlborough, Connecticut
Earlier this month I traveled to Stanford University to participate in the Pacific Udall Center’s External Advisory Committee meeting. The Pacific Udall Center “is a collaborati...read more
July Message from CAP Chairman, Karl Hespeler , Marlborough, Connecticut
The summer has gotten off to a slow start. I don’t remember a spring/summer that has been so rainy and cold. As we enter into July, I’m hoping for clear blue skies and warm weather.&...read more
Meet Dr. Michael J. Cima: MIT Professor and Parkinson’s Disease Advocate , Marlborough, Connecticut
It’s estimated that nearly 10 million Americans live with Parkinson’s disease, a progressive neurological disorder that can lead to debilitating physical and cognitive complications....read more
MIT Professor Ann Graybiel: Accomplished Educator & Researcher, Marlborough, Connecticut
One of the founding members of MIT’s McGovern Institute for Brain Research, Professor Ann Graybiel is undertaking pioneering Parkinson’s research to take steps toward a cure. As...read more
4 FAQ About Parkinson’s Disease & Work Life , Marlborough, Connecticut
Characterized by the progressive deterioration of nerve cells in the brain, Parkinson’s disease is associated with many limitations, including slow movement, loss of coordination, tr...read more
Dr. Robert Langer: MIT Professor, Medical Innovator, Marlborough, Connecticut
Cure Now: PD's mission is to find a cure for Parkinson's, and MIT’s Professor Robert S. Langer is one of the greatest contributors to this mission. In addition to his achie...read more
What Is the MIT Parkinson’s Disease Research Initiative?, Marlborough, Connecticut
According to the American Parkinson’s Disease Association, an estimated 1 million Americans are currently living with Parkinson’s disease, while more than 10 million people suffer fr...read more
What You Should Know About Genetic Testing for Parkinson’s Disease, Marlborough, Connecticut
Despite there being no cure yet for Parkinson’s, our understanding of it grows with every clinical study. The role genetics play in causing the disease has been a focus of resea...read more
3 Benefits of Group Exercise Classes for Parkinson’s Patients, Marlborough, Connecticut
Creating a treatment regimen with your medical provider is key to managing the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease. In addition to taking the appropriate medications, incorporating a gro...read more
Do's & Don'ts of Exercising When You Have Parkinson's, Marlborough, Connecticut
Every year, approximately 60,000 Americans are diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease. While this neurodegenerative disorder results in tremors, stiffness, slow movements and diffic...read more
How Parkinson's Disease Impacts Vision, Marlborough, Connecticut
Parkinson’s disease can affect the visual system in a variety of ways, and its effects tend to be focused on one’s vision and eyelids. Impaired sight leads to a number of indire...read more
A Guide to Parkinson's & Medical Marijuana, Marlborough, Connecticut
If you’ve been diagnosed with Parkinson’s, medical marijuana may relieve symptoms and improve your quality of life. Adult Connecticut residents with the condition may qualify fo...read more
4 Benefits of Tai Chi for Those With Parkinson's, Marlborough, Connecticut
Getting plenty of exercise is essential to reduce the effects of Parkinson's disease on movement and muscle control. If you’re starting a physical activity plan, consider tai chi. Wi...read more
5 FAQ About Levodopa, Marlborough, Connecticut
Levodopa is an essential drug for Parkinson’s disease management. While it doesn’t cure the condition, it effectively reduces many of its major symptoms. The right time to ...read more
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