Learn more about Parkinson's and managing disease with these books, products and organizations, suggested by our community.
My Journey: From Parkinson's Disease to DBS Surgery
Elizabeth Larsen, Team Fox member and host of the "Drive Away Parkinson's" golf fundraiser, gives a candid look at Parkinson's disease from a patient's point of view. A portion of proceeds from sales benefits The Michael J. Fox Foundation.
This original piece for JIGGY x Debra Magid x Team Fox is a special edition 500pc puzzle. 50% of proceeds will be donated to the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research. Each Shake with Me puzzle comes in a reusable drawstring bag, box and includes puzzle glue to preserve your masterpiece.
In 2014, The Bachmann-Strauss Dystonia & Parkinson Foundation formed a collaborative research alliance with MJFF and established The Bachmann-Strauss Prize for Excellence in Dystonia Research to broaden public awareness and recognize key scientific discoveries in dystonia.
Every Step Is A Gift: Caregiving, Endurance, and the Path to Gratitude
Every Step Is a Gift: Caregiving, Endurance, and the Path to Gratitude explores Josh Lasky’s eleven-year journey as a caregiver to his father who battled Parkinson’s Disease. Josh was just twenty-one when he took on this Herculean responsibility, and although his story is unique, it is also universal.
Shaky Hands - A Kid's Guide to Parkinson's Disease
Dr. Soania Mathur
This book serves as a guide and conversation starter for children with a loved one with Parkinson's. It addresses many of their questions around PD and treatment, emotions they may experience and how they can help. Proceeds benefit The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research.
Gone: A Memoir of Love, Body, and Taking Back My Life
Linda K. Olson
Gone: A Memoir of Love, Body, and Taking Back My Life by MJFF community member Linda Olson, explores her personal journey of courage and resilience after surviving a traumatic accident. The memoir inspires readers to find not only courage but also laughter in the unexpected challenges we all face.
The Parkinson’s Foundation makes life better for people with Parkinson’s disease by improving care and advancing research toward a cure. In everything we do, we build on the energy, experience, and passion of our global Parkinson’s community. We are leaders in ensuring expert Parkinson’s disease care; educating and empowering the Parkinson’s community; and driving the understanding of Parkinson’s through research. As a national organization with a local presence and impact, we bring help and hope to individuals who are living with Parkinson’s. Learn more at www.parkinson.org.