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MPF Resources / Research

 

Products Available Through MPF

  • Brochures:
    • Michigan Parkinson Foundation
    • Facts about Parkinson's
    • Michigan Parkinson Foundation Support Groups
  • Critical Information form (to be used by people who are entering a hospital or other care facility). You complete the form by writing information that would be helpful for those providing care for you.
  • Physician Prescription Form: for physician to refer you to Michigan Parkinson Foundation programs.
  • Tee Shirts (with MPF insignia)
  • Disability Information
  • Videos:
    • "In Their Own Words (←click title to watch video) Produced and directed by Kathy Vander for the Michigan Parkinson Foundation, funded in part by the Michigan Department of Community Health. Professionally produced, narrated by Rich Fisher, Half hour program featuring Michigan residents with Parkinson's disease who describe their hopes, challenges and ways to overcome living with a Chronic disease.
    • "Care for the Parkinsonian in Nursing Homes" (←click title to watch video) Funded through a grant from Art Van, this 45 minute program, although dated, contains the essentials of caring for a person with PD in an extended care facility. Can be viewed in 15 minute segments to instruct staff about the complexities of dealing with PD. Commentary by people with PD and their care partners.

Research Websites

Neurology Referral List

pdf Neurology Referral List for MPF  (229 KB)

Resource Websites

NATIONAL & INTERNATIONAL PARKINSON'S EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES:

  • Parkinson Foundation
    www.parkinson.org
    Miami Office:
    200 SE 1st Street
    Suite 800
    Miami, FL 33131
    New York Office:
    1359 Broadway
    Suite 1509
    New York, NY 10018
  • American Parkinson Disease Foundation (APDA)
    apdaparkinson.org
    1250 Hylan Boulevard, Suite 4B
    Staten Island, New York 10305-1946
  • Parkinson's Society of Canada
    www.parkinson.ca
    4211 Yonge Street Suite 316
    North York, ON M2P 2A9, Canada
    (416) 227-9700, (800) 565-3000
  • International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society
    www.movementdisorders.org
    555 East Wells Street, Suite 1100
    Milwaukee, WI 53202-3823 USA
    (414) 276-2145

OTHER MICHIGAN RESOURCES:

YOUNG ONSET RESOURCES:

  • APDA Young Parkinson's Information and Referral Center
    www.apdaparkinson
    UnityPoint Health in Des Moines
    Medical Director: Dr. Lynn K. Struck
    Call: 877-872-6386
    Email: apdaiowa@apdaparkinson.org
    Address: 1200 Pleasant St., E-524, Des Moines, IA 50309

PARKINSON PLUS ORGANIZATIONS:

  • CurePSP (Foundation for PSP, CBD and Related Disorders)
    30 E. Padonia Road, Suite 201
    Timonium, MD 21093
    Toll free: 800-457-4777
    E-mail: info@curepsp.org
    www.psp.org

ADDITIONAL WEBSITE RESOURCES:

OTHER RESOURCES:

Huntington's Disease Society of America, Michigan Chapter
Deb Boyd - Regional Development Manager
P.O. Box 72
Richland, MI 49083
p. (269) 629-5452
f. (269) 629-4205
dboyd@hdsa.org
http://michigan.hdsa.org/
800-345-HDSA (Helpline)
212-242-1968 (National Office)

Our Location

30400 Telegraph Road, Suite 150
Bingham Farms, MI 48025

Contact us

(248) 433-1011
Toll Free: (800) 852-9781
Email Us
Mon-Fri: 8:30am - 5:00pm

Our Partners

World Parkinson Coalition

Alliance of Independent Regional Parkinson Organizations