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Contact Your Policymakers

Your voice is powerful.

By helping policymakers understand what is fundamentally important to those who know Parkinson's disease intimately, you can shape their decision-making. Contact your elected officials now and tell them how they can use their votes to support Parkinson’s research and care.

    • Black calculator next to stacks of pennies, nickels and dimes.

      Act Now: The Economic Burden of Parkinson’s Disease Is $52 Billion

      Tell lawmakers how much Parkinson’s disease costs patients, families and the federal government.
    • White prescription pills spilling out of orange pill bottle.

      Act Now: Your Senator Is Deciding on Medicare Prescription Drug Costs

      Urge the Senate to support a cap on Parkinson’s prescription drug costs.
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      Compose Your Own Message

      Share your story with your elected officials. Craft your own message and let your lawmakers know how public policy impacts people living with Parkinson's disease.
    • Pills spilling out of bottle.

      Protect Financial Access to Medications through Medicare Part D

      Urge Congress to enact an out-of-pocket drug cap.
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      Protect Research Freedom: Contact Congress on Fetal Tissue Access

      Tell lawmakers to support research freedom!
    • The Capitol Building.

      Save California’s Parkinson’s Registry!

      Save the California Parkinson’s Disease Registry – don’t let Governor Newsom veto the bill that keeps the registry going!
    • Group of five doctors in white coats.

      Tell Congress to Expand Access to Mental Health Care for People with Parkinson’s

      Medicare should cover licensed mental health counselors.
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      You Can Help Ban a Toxic Herbicide That Causes Parkinson’s. Write to Congress Today!

      Help be a part of history. We can ban the herbicide paraquat, which increases Parkinson’s risk, from use in the United States.
Find Your Elected Officials

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Want to Get More Involved?

There are many ways to make your voice heard. Download our advocacy toolkit and other educational materials to learn how you can influence public policy.

“Don’t ever be afraid to tell your story, because the more people calling and emailing their members of Congress, the better. Our voices matter.”
Judy Bellenfant Parkinson’s advocate and care partner
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