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To create a better quality of life for all of those in our communities effected by Parkinson's disease.
NPF South Florida supports programs and services in Miami-Dade and Broward counties, for people with Parkinson’s disease and their families. Our goal is to continue to grow to serve the unmet needs in our communities.
Parkinson's disease is the second most common neurodegenerative disease after Alzheimer's, affecting more than one million people in the United States an estimated four million worldwide. the prevalence of this disease is expected to increase substantially in the next 20 years due to the aging of the population in the United States, Europe, and globally , as well as increase in the age-related incidence of the disease.
For more information about PD, please call the National Parkinson Foundation helpline at 1-800-4pd-info or email the helpline at email@example.com.