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Mission Statement

The American Parkinson Disease Association, Inc. (APDA) was founded in 1961 to "ease the burden and find the cure" for Parkinson's disease.

Description

As the country’s largest grassroots Parkinson’s disease organization, APDA improves the lives people with Parkinson’s disease and their families from coast to coast with patient/caregiver support; education and positive lifestyle programs; awareness, social and fundraising events; and scientific research funding at all levels.

APDA supports eight Centers for Advanced Research, Regional Information and Referral (I&R) Centers, chapters throughout the country, and support groups nationwide. APDA has raised and awarded more than $80 million to fund research and patient services while participating in the funding of most major PD scientific discoveries.

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http://www.apdaparkinson.org

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