Parkinson's Disease

Support Group for Parkinson's Patients and Families

In addition to strong emotional support, this group provides the latest medical information on Parkinson's disease, including medications and exercise programs. Meet with us once a month in a caring, friendly atmosphere and share self-help strategies with others.

Everyone is welcome—people who have Parkinson's disease, their family members and friends. The group usually meets the third Wednesday of the month. Please register to be notified in case of cancellation.

Call 1-888-847-8823 to register.
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Could the Appendix Be Key to Parkinson's Disease?

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 31, 2018 -- Long belittled as inconsequential, the appendix is hardly the rock star of body organs. But its reputation may get a boost from new research that suggests that removing it may lower the risk for Parkinson's disease.

The finding follows an analysis that examined how appendix removal surgery (appendectomy) affected Parkinson's risk among 1.6 million Swedish residents.

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