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Real Talk from Patients

Members of The Michael J. Fox Foundation community share their experiences with Parkinson's.

  • Sara Tiner and one of her beloved pets

    Dear Diary: Journaling a Commitment to a Cure

    After living with Parkinson’s disease for more than two decades, Sara Elizabeth Tiner passed away on December 15, 2018 at 79. As she made estate plans, she decided to bequeath a generous gift to The…
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  • Allan Cole and his daughters

    Parenting with Parkinson's

    Guest blogger Allan Cole writes about the balance people with Parkinson's face between being the parent you want to be and taking good care of yourself physically and emotionally.
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  • Multi generations of the Parikh family gather for dinner

    Securing a Future for Family and Parkinson's Research

    For Shyam and his wife Nalini Parikh, of West New York, New Jersey, a trip to India revealed the symptoms of a disease Shyam was already familiar with. Both his uncle and brother had been living with…
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  • Music Mends Minds

    Music Mends Minds Offers Virtual Sing-a-longs to Stay Connected

    A Los Angeles-based nonprofit that creates musical support groups for people with PD and other neurodegenerative diseases is offering free Zoom sessions to stay connected.
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  • Allan Cole

    Team Fox Member Allan Cole Writes about Disclosing His Parkinson's Diagnosis

    Guest blogger Allan Cole, PhD, shares his experience disclosing his Parkinson's diagnosis to his family, friends and colleagues.
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  • Richard and Mary

    Generous Gift of IRA Starts with Research

    Read more about charitable giving through your retirement account or other ways you can make an impact with planned giving -- including becoming part of our Legacy Circle.
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