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The Udall Centers of Excellence in Parkinson's Disease Research, Marlborough, Connecticut
Parkinson’s disease is a neurological condition that affects movement and impacts more than 10 million people around the world. Many organizations and institutions worldwide have made valuable contributions to the effort to understa...read more
How Can Yoga Benefit People With Parkinson’s Disease?, Marlborough, Connecticut
Medical professionals have long known about the benefits of regular exercise for people with Parkinson’s disease (PD), and researchers are still discovering how specific types of exercise can help with the condition’s...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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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
Is Exercise Beneficial for People With Parkinson's?, Marlborough, Connecticut
Exercise is important for everyone, but it’s especially important for people with Parkinson’s. Regular exercise can improve symptoms or even slow their progression. While proper fitn...read more
Deep Brain Stimulation | Guest Column by Kelly Kearney, Marlborough, Connecticut
With one of our CAP Board Members recently getting DBS, I wanted to find out for myself what this is all about, and how it can potentially help PWP’s.  I was also interested in ...read more
August CAP Advocacy Efforts Update with Steve DeWitte, Marlborough, Connecticut
Specialty Pharmacies, Grand Challenges in Parkinson’s, Victory Summit Philadelphia, Day on the Hill Washington D.C. Regarding specialty/online pharmacies, as a patient, first and fo...read more
Live Your Dreams, Don't Dream Your Life  | A Blog by Michelle Hespeler, Marlborough, Connecticut
One of my treasured PD friends recently walked into the new PD Center and her reaction was one I will never forget.  She was in awe of how warm and welcoming it felt and her fac...read more
August Message from CAP Chairman, Karl Hespeler , Marlborough, Connecticut
It is hard to believe it is August already. I hope everyone is enjoying the summer. Our Board, Committee Members, and all our volunteers have been extremely busy this year trying to ...read more
MIT Researchers Develop Implant for Neurological Disorders, Marlborough, Connecticut
One of the most recent and innovative advancements in medicine is a special type of implant intended to improve symptoms associated with neurological disorders, such as Parkinso...read more
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