Parkinson Association of Alabama

Parkinson Association of Alabama The Parkinson Association of Alabama (PAA) is a 501c3 organization seeking to educate patients, caregivers, and the general public about Parkinson disease.
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Mission: Improving the quality of life for Parkinson patients,
their caregivers, and families in the State of Alabama. Unity. Research. Wellness. Awareness. We believe in Unity throughout Alabama in fighting Parkinson’s disease. By presenting a united front and working together we can make a difference. We believe in supporting Alabama’s quality Research to find a cure for Parkinson’s disease. We

Mission: Improving the quality of life for Parkinson patients,
their caregivers, and families in the State of Alabama. Unity. Research. Wellness. Awareness. We believe in Unity throughout Alabama in fighting Parkinson’s disease. By presenting a united front and working together we can make a difference. We believe in supporting Alabama’s quality Research to find a cure for Parkinson’s disease. We

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Want to enjoy America's favorite pastime and support Parkinson's Disease research? Join us and the Birmingham Barons on ...
07/06/2021

Want to enjoy America's favorite pastime and support Parkinson's Disease research? Join us and the Birmingham Barons on August 15th at Regions Field!⚾️ We look forward to seeing you there!

Want to enjoy America's favorite pastime and support Parkinson's Disease research? Join us and the Birmingham Barons on August 15th at Regions Field!⚾️ We look forward to seeing you there!

Care. Community. These are two of our pillars and are essential to supporting someone with Parkinson’s. However, distanc...
06/07/2021
Long-Distance Parkinson’s Care Made Possible by Technology

Care. Community. These are two of our pillars and are essential to supporting someone with Parkinson’s. However, distance and busy schedules can sometimes seem like insurmountable barriers to adequately providing these resources. The good news? With modern advances in technology, distance does not have to hold you back from being there for your loved one with PD. Want to learn how? Read our most recent blog post!

https://www.parkinsonalabama.com/post/manage-your-blog-from-your-live-site

As the family member of a person with Parkinson’s disease, you no doubt want to be with them in their greatest times of need. Thankfully, advances in technology, including access to information and electronic devices, mean that you can be there for your loved one even when you can’t be there in ...

You are many things in life, a mom, dad, brother, sister, friend. But one thing you always are is - loved! The “You Are ...
06/01/2021

You are many things in life, a mom, dad, brother, sister, friend. But one thing you always are is - loved! The “You Are Loved” art show featuring Elizabeth K Hubbard comes to Homewood, AL on June 2nd benefitting the PAA. Elizabeth K Hubbard is a self taught artist who creates paintings, clothing and more! Come out to get some merchandise, which a portion of is donated to the PAA, and enjoy some summer spirits and nibbles while you shop around. Details of the event can be found on the flyer.

You are many things in life, a mom, dad, brother, sister, friend. But one thing you always are is - loved! The “You Are Loved” art show featuring Elizabeth K Hubbard comes to Homewood, AL on June 2nd benefitting the PAA. Elizabeth K Hubbard is a self taught artist who creates paintings, clothing and more! Come out to get some merchandise, which a portion of is donated to the PAA, and enjoy some summer spirits and nibbles while you shop around. Details of the event can be found on the flyer.

As May begins to wind down we begin to dream of summer. #PAA wishes all of our supporters a happy and healthy summer! We...
06/01/2021

As May begins to wind down we begin to dream of summer. #PAA wishes all of our supporters a happy and healthy summer! We hope you all enjoy quality time with friends and family. Stay connected with PAA by tagging us in all of your fun summer posts via social media!

As May begins to wind down we begin to dream of summer. #PAA wishes all of our supporters a happy and healthy summer! We hope you all enjoy quality time with friends and family. Stay connected with PAA by tagging us in all of your fun summer posts via social media!

#DYK that exercise can help with PD symptoms? According to parkinson.org, getting active can help improve mobility and b...
05/26/2021

#DYK that exercise can help with PD symptoms? According to parkinson.org, getting active can help improve mobility and balance. It is important for PAA patients to find their exercising niche to stay happy and healthy! Many of our PAA #Warriors enjoy letting off steam at @juarezboxing to help them live their best lives!

#DYK that exercise can help with PD symptoms? According to parkinson.org, getting active can help improve mobility and balance. It is important for PAA patients to find their exercising niche to stay happy and healthy! Many of our PAA #Warriors enjoy letting off steam at @juarezboxing to help them live their best lives!

PAA wants to teach you a little more about who we are and what we stand for. Our core focuses are awareness, education, ...
05/24/2021

PAA wants to teach you a little more about who we are and what we stand for. Our core focuses are awareness, education, advocacy and research to improve the lives of those living with PD. Click the About Us section on our website to learn more about PAA!

PAA wants to teach you a little more about who we are and what we stand for. Our core focuses are awareness, education, advocacy and research to improve the lives of those living with PD. Click the About Us section on our website to learn more about PAA!

We are proud to highlight our next #Warrior, Karen, who has been fighting #PD since 2010! She likes to stay “outside the...
05/12/2021

We are proud to highlight our next #Warrior, Karen, who has been fighting #PD since 2010! She likes to stay “outside the medicine box” by boxing and being active. Like many of our #Warriors, Karen enjoys fighting at the @juarezboxing fight club! How do you choose to “stay outside the medicine box?” DM us to be featured!

We are proud to highlight our next #Warrior, Karen, who has been fighting #PD since 2010! She likes to stay “outside the medicine box” by boxing and being active. Like many of our #Warriors, Karen enjoys fighting at the @juarezboxing fight club! How do you choose to “stay outside the medicine box?” DM us to be featured!

Support PD patients in Alabama by purchasing a Fighting Parkinson’s Disease license plate. These license plates are a gr...
05/10/2021

Support PD patients in Alabama by purchasing a Fighting Parkinson’s Disease license plate. These license plates are a great way to show your support for PAA. Every purchase gives back over $40 to help improve quality of life for patients, caregivers and their families! Click the link in our bio to purchase one today!
https://precommit.mvtrip.alabama.gov/UserCommit/CommitToPurchaseApplication/115

Support PD patients in Alabama by purchasing a Fighting Parkinson’s Disease license plate. These license plates are a great way to show your support for PAA. Every purchase gives back over $40 to help improve quality of life for patients, caregivers and their families! Click the link in our bio to purchase one today!
https://precommit.mvtrip.alabama.gov/UserCommit/CommitToPurchaseApplication/115

April showers bring May flowers. Although PD brings some cloudy days, there is always room for positivity to bloom! Stay...
05/05/2021

April showers bring May flowers. Although PD brings some cloudy days, there is always room for positivity to bloom! Stay resilient like our flower, the tulip. It is important that those suffering with PD find reasons to stay positive while fighting this disease. Tag someone that brings positivity to your life! #PAA

April showers bring May flowers. Although PD brings some cloudy days, there is always room for positivity to bloom! Stay resilient like our flower, the tulip. It is important that those suffering with PD find reasons to stay positive while fighting this disease. Tag someone that brings positivity to your life! #PAA

Hooray it’s May! PAA wants to send our thanks to all of you  who donated to our fundraiser during #ParkinsonsAwarenessMo...
05/03/2021

Hooray it’s May! PAA wants to send our thanks to all of you who donated to our fundraiser during #ParkinsonsAwarenessMonth! With your help, we raised $11,750. These funds will help us serve those suffering with PD in Alabama and their caregivers! #AlabamaCares

Hooray it’s May! PAA wants to send our thanks to all of you who donated to our fundraiser during #ParkinsonsAwarenessMonth! With your help, we raised $11,750. These funds will help us serve those suffering with PD in Alabama and their caregivers! #AlabamaCares

Our next webinar is March 25 at 2:00 PM and registration is open! Presented by Dr. Drew Falconer and sponsored by Abbott...
03/24/2021
2021 PAA Webinar Registration: Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) - PDlink

Our next webinar is March 25 at 2:00 PM and registration is open! Presented by Dr. Drew Falconer and sponsored by Abbott Pharmaceuticals, this webinar will explore Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) as a PD therapy. Click below to register or learn more!

https://www.pdlink.org/2021-paa-webinar-registration-deep-brain-stimulation-dbs/

We hope you’ll join us for the March installment of the 2021 PAA Webinar Series, Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS). Presented by Dr. Drew Falconer

Our next webinar is March 25 at 2:00 PM and registration is open! Presented by Dr. Drew Falconer and sponsored by Abbott...
03/23/2021
2021 PAA Webinar Registration: Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) - PDlink

Our next webinar is March 25 at 2:00 PM and registration is open! Presented by Dr. Drew Falconer and sponsored by Abbott Pharmaceuticals, this webinar will explore Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) as a PD therapy. Click below to register or learn more!

https://www.pdlink.org/2021-paa-webinar-registration-deep-brain-stimulation-dbs/

We hope you’ll join us for the March installment of the 2021 PAA Webinar Series, Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS). Presented by Dr. Drew Falconer

Our next webinar is March 25 at 2:00 PM and registration is open! Presented by Dr. Drew Falconer and sponsored by Abbott...
03/22/2021
2021 PAA Webinar Registration: Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) - PDlink

Our next webinar is March 25 at 2:00 PM and registration is open! Presented by Dr. Drew Falconer and sponsored by Abbott Pharmaceuticals, this webinar will explore Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) as a PD therapy. Click below to register or learn more!

https://www.pdlink.org/2021-paa-webinar-registration-deep-brain-stimulation-dbs/

We hope you’ll join us for the March installment of the 2021 PAA Webinar Series, Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS). Presented by Dr. Drew Falconer

Our next webinar is March 25 at 2:00 PM and registration is open! Presented by Dr. Drew Falconer and sponsored by Abbott...
03/21/2021
2021 PAA Webinar Registration: Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) - PDlink

Our next webinar is March 25 at 2:00 PM and registration is open! Presented by Dr. Drew Falconer and sponsored by Abbott Pharmaceuticals, this webinar will explore Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) as a PD therapy. Click below to register or learn more!

https://www.pdlink.org/2021-paa-webinar-registration-deep-brain-stimulation-dbs/

We hope you’ll join us for the March installment of the 2021 PAA Webinar Series, Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS). Presented by Dr. Drew Falconer

We encourage you to attend a free Webinar, presented by APDA and featuring Dr. David Standaert, on Monday, March 22 from...
03/21/2021
APDA Spotlight on PD: Searching for Ways to Stop Disease Progression - PDlink

We encourage you to attend a free Webinar, presented by APDA and featuring Dr. David Standaert, on Monday, March 22 from 12:00 PM – 1:15 PM CST for research updates on disease progression in Parkinson’s Disease (PD). Click below for registration details.
https://www.pdlink.org/event/apda-spotlight-on-parkinsons-disease-searching-for-ways-to-stop-disease-progression/

Please join us on March 22 for a free Webinar on promising therapies in development for disease progression with Parkinson's Disease (PD)...

Our next webinar is March 25 at 2:00 PM and registration is open! Presented by Dr. Drew Falconer and sponsored by Abbott...
03/20/2021
2021 PAA Webinar Registration: Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) - PDlink

Our next webinar is March 25 at 2:00 PM and registration is open! Presented by Dr. Drew Falconer and sponsored by Abbott Pharmaceuticals, this webinar will explore Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) as a PD therapy. Click below to register or learn more!

https://www.pdlink.org/2021-paa-webinar-registration-deep-brain-stimulation-dbs/

We hope you’ll join us for the March installment of the 2021 PAA Webinar Series, Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS). Presented by Dr. Drew Falconer

We encourage you to attend a free Webinar, presented by APDA and featuring Dr. David Standaert, on Monday, March 22 from...
03/19/2021
APDA Spotlight on PD: Searching for Ways to Stop Disease Progression - PDlink

We encourage you to attend a free Webinar, presented by APDA and featuring Dr. David Standaert, on Monday, March 22 from 12:00 PM – 1:15 PM CST for research updates on disease progression in Parkinson’s Disease (PD). Click below for registration details.
https://www.pdlink.org/event/apda-spotlight-on-parkinsons-disease-searching-for-ways-to-stop-disease-progression/

Please join us on March 22 for a free Webinar on promising therapies in development for disease progression with Parkinson's Disease (PD)...

Our next webinar is March 25 at 2:00 PM and registration is open! Presented by Dr. Drew Falconer and sponsored by Abbott...
03/19/2021
2021 PAA Webinar Registration: Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) - PDlink

Our next webinar is March 25 at 2:00 PM and registration is open! Presented by Dr. Drew Falconer and sponsored by Abbott Pharmaceuticals, this webinar will explore Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) as a PD therapy. Click below to register or learn more!

https://www.pdlink.org/2021-paa-webinar-registration-deep-brain-stimulation-dbs/

We hope you’ll join us for the March installment of the 2021 PAA Webinar Series, Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS). Presented by Dr. Drew Falconer

Our next webinar is March 25 at 2:00 PM and registration is open! Presented by Dr. Drew Falconer and sponsored by Abbott...
03/18/2021
2021 PAA Webinar Registration: Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) - PDlink

Our next webinar is March 25 at 2:00 PM and registration is open! Presented by Dr. Drew Falconer and sponsored by Abbott Pharmaceuticals, this webinar will explore Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) as a PD therapy. Click below to register or learn more!

https://www.pdlink.org/2021-paa-webinar-registration-deep-brain-stimulation-dbs/

We hope you’ll join us for the March installment of the 2021 PAA Webinar Series, Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS). Presented by Dr. Drew Falconer

We encourage you to attend a free Webinar, presented by APDA and featuring Dr. David Standaert, on Monday, March 22 from...
03/17/2021
APDA Spotlight on PD: Searching for Ways to Stop Disease Progression - PDlink

We encourage you to attend a free Webinar, presented by APDA and featuring Dr. David Standaert, on Monday, March 22 from 12:00 PM – 1:15 PM CST for research updates on disease progression in Parkinson’s Disease (PD). Click below for registration details.
https://www.pdlink.org/event/apda-spotlight-on-parkinsons-disease-searching-for-ways-to-stop-disease-progression/

Please join us on March 22 for a free Webinar on promising therapies in development for disease progression with Parkinson's Disease (PD)...

Our next webinar is March 25 at 2:00 PM and registration is open! Presented by Dr. Drew Falconer and sponsored by Abbott...
03/17/2021
2021 PAA Webinar Registration: Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) - PDlink

Our next webinar is March 25 at 2:00 PM and registration is open! Presented by Dr. Drew Falconer and sponsored by Abbott Pharmaceuticals, this webinar will explore Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) as a PD therapy. Click below to register or learn more!

https://www.pdlink.org/2021-paa-webinar-registration-deep-brain-stimulation-dbs/

We hope you’ll join us for the March installment of the 2021 PAA Webinar Series, Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS). Presented by Dr. Drew Falconer

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Hello! We are starting a home-based exercise program for persons with Parkinson's disease. If you are interested, please contact me at [email protected].
This is my husband, Paul... Just looking at his outward appearance and the phenomenal shape he is in, no one would ever know that he has been diagnosed with Parkinson's for ten years. With his amazing inner strength and dedication to strength training daily, it has without a doubt slowed down his progression of PD symptoms over the past 10 years. This past year has been tough for him, as he had fought the fight as long as he could and had to go on disability, which took a toll on his self esteem. However, he still followed his passion by getting his personal training certificate to train and volunteer to help others with their health goals and hopefully spread the word of the benefits of strength training while having PD. As we all know that PD is mostly an internal disease, and the outward appearance and perception is not necessarily reality with what they deal internally, emotionally and mentally. I just want my husband to know how very proud I am of all his inner strength, faith in God and continuing to fight the fight! He is the love of my life and I will always be there for him!
Oyama Karate in Homewood now offers Rock Steady Boxing classes! Class meets Tues. & Thurs. 10:30 - 11:45. For further information or to schedule an assessment, please contact Sensei Karl Julian. (205) 879 - 4841
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Michael Fitts and I have been in Washington for the past past few days attending the Parkinson's Policy Forum. We were planning to go to the Hill today to meet with our senators and representatives to ask for their support for increased funding for Parkinson's research, but we are snowed in and the Hill is officially closed today. We are calling and emailing them instead and will follow up when we get home. We are asking that you take a few minutes today to call or email your representative and senators to ask them to support funding for (1) the National Neurological Conditions Surveillance System at the CCDC; (2) research at the National Institute of Health; and, (3) the Department of Defense for research on Parkinson's in veterans. #act4PD #Parkinsons
Hello Parkinson's Supporters! We are looking to donate our product that will give individuals with Parkinson's Disease the freedom to move forward! In order to do so, we need your help! Please visit this link to learn how: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/stabilizedsteps/stability-gliderstm-by-stabilized-stepstm-freedom/description
https://youtu.be/qyCWAvbFtek- Rock Steady Boxing Gulf Shores!
Please check out our videos on special needs trusts! So appreciate our new friends with PPA!
We appreciate our new partnership with the Parkinson Association of Alabama! You guys are doing amazing work across this State! Just wanted to introduce the Alabama Family Trust. We are a non-profit created in 1994 under AL Statute to administer special needs trusts for individuals of all ages with disabilities. We are able to protect assets, help pay for long-term care, help avoid a "spend-down" of personal assets, help enable Medicaid eligibility, and utilize trust assets to improve overall quality of life. Please learn more about us at www.alabamafamilytrust.com