This November is National Family Caregivers Month, a time to celebrate, honor and support the millions of people who serve as caregivers for aging loved ones and those with chronic disease or disability. With Read more
To Ease the Burden
To find a Cure
The Arkansas Chapter of the American Parkinson Disease Association is here to EDUCATE and ASSIST those in the state with Parkinson Disease. The APDA’s motto of “To ease the burden and find a cure” is evident in the Arkansas Chapter’s activities.
To that end, we sponsor and support 17 Support Groups throughout the state, and conduct an all day seminar each year, as well as in-service training for professionals. This web site is to help those who are newly diagnosed find a local support group and more information on PD and the resources available to them. For those who already belong to a support group, hopefully this web site will help you stay better connected, know what’s going on in our state, and learn new things about Parkinson Disease.
If your traveling, especially flying, and have been questioned about your condition, while going through security, there are now identification cards that the Transportation Security Administration acknowledges that includes Parkinson Disease. Please refer to this Read more