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Learn more about Parkinson's and managing disease with these books, products and organizations, suggested by our community.

  • The cover of Michael J. Fox's book No Time Like the Future

    No Time Like the Future: An Optimist Considers Mortality

    Michael J. Fox

    In his fourth memoir published in 2020, Michael uses his trademark sense of humor to share personal stories and observations about illness and health, aging, the strength of family and friends, and how our perceptions about time affect the way we approach mortality.

  • Book cover of "Always Looking Up: The Adventures of an Incurable Optimist" by Michael J. Fox.

    Always Looking Up

    Michael J. Fox

    There are many words to describe Michael J. Fox. Actor. Husband. Father. Activist. But readers of Always Looking Up will soon add another to the list: Optimist. Michael writes about the hard-won perspective that helped him see challenges as opportunities.

  • Cover of book "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Future" by Michael J. Fox.

    A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Future: Twists and Turns and Lessons Learned

    Michael J. Fox

    Michael draws on his own life experiences to make a case that real learning happens when life goes skidding sideways.

  • Book cover of "Lucky Man" by Michael J. Fox.

    Lucky Man

    Michael J. Fox

    Combining his trademark ironic sensibility and keen sense of the absurd, he recounts his life -- from his childhood in a small town in western Canada to his meteoric rise in film and television which made him a worldwide celebrity.

  • Orange "I Support Parkinson's Research" and Blue Team Fox Logo PopSockets

    PopSockets Poptivism

    Customizable PopSockets supporting Parkinson's research

    Show your support by purchasing a custom PopGrip and PopTop! Choose from various foxy designs or create your own. PopSockets provide secure grips for comfort and confidence when using your mobile devices. 50% of each sale is donated to The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research.

  • When Life Gives You Parkinson's

    "When Life Gives You Parkinson's" Podcast

    Hosted by Larry Gifford

    MJFF Patient Council member Larry Gifford, diagnosed with PD in 2017, hosts the inspiring, engaging and honest podcast “When Life Gives You Parkinson’s.” Through laughter and tears, Gifford and his family have opened their lives to the listeners and introduce us to how they and others in the Parkinson’s community are dealing with the symptoms and progression of the disease.   

  • Orange pill bottle designed to assist Parkinson's patients

    Parkinson's Pill Bottle

    The Hungry Engineer

    Created by Brian Alldridge and his community of Tik Tok friends, the Parkinson's Pill Bottle provides accessibility and a sense of security when taking medications for those living with Parkinson's disease.

  • Cover of the book "Parkinson's Disease for Dummies."

    Parkinson's Disease for Dummies

    Michele Tagliati, MD, Gary Guten, MD, MA, and Jo Horne, MA Foreword by MJFF co-founder Deborah W. Brooks.

    (Wiley, 2007)

  • Jeremy and Doreen Likness caricatures with a microphone

    You, Me, and PD (Parkinson's Disease) Podcast

    Hosted by Jeremy and Doreen Likness

    You, Me, and PD is a unique conversation between Jeremy Likness who was diagnosed with young-onset Parkinson's Disease in early 2020, and his caregiver and wife, Doreen. They host candid conversations about living with Parkinson's Disease, share stories and tips, and discuss the physical and emotional impact of the diagnosis.

  • PD avengers logo.jpg

    PD Avengers

    The PD Avengers are a global alliance of people living with Parkinson’s, partners and friends, standing together demanding change in how the disease is seen and treated. As a patient led organization, the PD Avengers add urgency to research, wellness and advocacy by uniting people and organizations to the cause of ending Parkinson’s disease. Learn more at

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