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Read the latest news relevant to those with Parkinson’s Disease, as well as what’s happening here at the Parkinson Support Center!



Parkinson’s patient finds accomplishment with Origami

Bob Schack’s Louisville apartment is bathed in the bright colors of spring tulips. They’re in vases and on tables everywhere, and these tulips never wilt or lose their colors. You have to look close — very close — to tell that the flowers are actually folded pieces of colored paper….

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Open House at The Center on May 18th

OPEN HOUSE and Recognition of Exercise/Activity & Support Group Leaders  Sunday May 18th 1:00 – 3:00 pm 315 Townepark Circle, St. 100 Louisville, KY  Please join us at The Parkinson’s Support Center for a celebration of our wonderful Exercise/Activity and Support Group Leaders! Tour our facility, meet our staff and…

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Denim & Diamonds Gala, June 6th!

Join us at our 7th annual Denim & Diamonds Gala at the Marriott East! We kick off the evening with cocktails and hors d’oeuvres at 6:30, followed by dinner and a live auction. Attendees will dance the night away to the soundtrack of Burning Las Vegas, Nashville’s foremost funk, rock,…

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UK Advances Fight Against Parkinson’s

A clinical trial being conducted at the University of Kentucky is investigating a new treatment strategy for Parkinson’s disease that, if successful, could drastically change future treatment of the disease and possibly halt or reverse brain degeneration. UK is the first in the U.S. to conduct the clinical trial. There…

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8th Annual Frances E. Lang Living Well Symposium

WHO:  Approximately 300-400 people with Parkinson’s, caregivers, family members, medical/healthcare professionals and other service providers WHAT:  A day-long event with multiple break-out sessions, a lunchtime keynote speaker and exhibitor booths—all offering vital resources for attendees; 12 speakers to be featured; special exhibit area open all day. WHEN:  October 14, 2013,…

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