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The Role of Wearable Devices in Parkinson's Disease Research, Marlborough, Connecticut
The field of Parkinson’s research expands every day. As scientists continue their research and learn more about the disease, they help create more treatment options and move us closer to a cure. One promising trend in Parkinson’s researc...read more
Spotlight on PD in Connecticut: Focus on Yale, Marlborough, Connecticut
Note: This is the first in a series highlighting what’s happening around Connecticut in the area of Parkinson’s research, treatment, innovation, and collaboration.  We will highlight a different entity each month. It’s a rainy Tues...read more
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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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November Message from CAP Chairman, Karl Hespeler , Marlborough, Connecticut
The Power of Community On October 5th, CAP had its 4th bi-annual Gala event at the Aqua Turf in Southington, CT with live music, dinner, and a silent auction. The monies raised from...read more
CureNow: PD |  A Blog by Michelle Hespeler, Marlborough, Connecticut
Exercise is great, but we NEED a cure for this disease. I see this disease affecting my friends every day.  We are progressing and only have some control over our destination.&n...read more
3 Yoga Poses for People with Parkinson's, Marlborough, Connecticut
There are roughly one million people living with Parkinson’s disease in the United States. Researchers have begun to explore how yoga practice can help these individuals maintain mob...read more
Is a Parkinson’s Support Group for You?, Marlborough, Connecticut
If you’ve recently been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease, you’re likely unsure how to proceed. Processing the diagnosis and learning to accept what it means can be difficult, but w...read more
PWP: Person with Parkinson’s.  Everyday. |  A Blog by Michelle Hespeler, Marlborough, Connecticut
Alone. Pills. Sleeplessness. Stiff. Shaky. Worried. Anxious. Tired. Poor gait, poor balance, poor memory, no confidence. Tired. Anxious. Worried. Shaky. Stiff. Sleeples...read more
October  CAP Advocacy Efforts Update with Steve DeWitte, Marlborough, Connecticut
On September 9 and 10, fellow Parkinson’s advocates and CAP members Sarah Diaz, Joe Kelley, and Doug DuMond joined me in Washington, D.C. as part of the “Day on the Hill” for us.&nbs...read more
October Message from CAP Chairman, Karl Hespeler , Marlborough, Connecticut
Thank You, Volunteers It has been a whirlwind couple of months at CAP. On September 15th, CAP had a grand opening of The PD Center of Connecticut. This facility was a long time in t...read more
Breaking Research: Long-Term Dopamine Monitoring Sensor, Marlborough, Connecticut
As science searches for a cure for Parkinson’s, researchers continue to make promising breakthroughs. One of the most recent developments made by scientists at MIT is ...read more
What Is the Connecticut Advocates for Parkinson's?, Marlborough, Connecticut
Parkinson’s disease is a progressive illness that causes a gradual worsening of movement and mobility. Because the effects of the disease are so profound, doctors and researcher...read more
Yes I Cry, But Let Me Tell You Why I Cry  | A Blog by Michelle Hespeler, Marlborough, Connecticut
I have Parkinson’s Disease.  I have a great life, and I am fortunate. I have lived with PD for almost 13 years. Once in a while, I break down and cry and say to myself, “what is...read more
September CAP Advocacy Efforts Update with Steve DeWitte, Marlborough, Connecticut
On August 21st and 22nd, I attended “Grand Challenges in Parkinson’s Disease: Understanding the Genetic Risk” at the Van Andel Research Institute in Grand Rapids, MI.  Grand Cha...read more
September Message from CAP Chairman, Karl Hespeler , Marlborough, Connecticut
In July, CAP opened the Parkinson’s Center of Connecticut, a 3000 square foot facility located in East Hartford, Connecticut. This facility was a long time in the making, from concep...read more
Celebrate & Support Parkinson’s Care at the 2019 CAP Gala, Marlborough, Connecticut
In their ongoing effort to expand Parkinson’s care, the Connecticut Advocates for Parkinson’s (CAP) will be hosting their fourth biennial gala. Excess funds will go toward growing th...read more
Experience The David Phinney Victory Summit® Philadelphia, Marlborough, Connecticut
On August 24, those with Parkinson’s disease (PD) and their loved ones are invited to attend The Victory Summit® in Philadelphia. Hosted by the Davis Phinney Foundatio...read more
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