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You have the power to help those suffering with Parkinson's Disease in Maine and around the world — by learning, volunteering and speaking out.

Maine Parkinson Society
Maine Parkinson Society was founded in 1998 with a vision to improve the quality of life for Maine people with Parkinson’s disease (PD).

American Parkinson Disease Association (APDA)
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The APDA provides information on Parkinson's disease as well as information on their services, literature and activities.

Young Parkinson's Information & Referral Center
A central source for information and resources for young adults living with Parkinson's disease.

American Association of Retired Persons (AARP)
Health information for senior citizens with links to community resources and services.

Family Caregiver Alliance
Practical information on care giving with links to community services and support.

Hospice Foundation of America
Learn about hospice care and issues relating to care giving, terminal illness, loss and bereavement.

Job Accommodation Network
Learn about the "Americans with Disabilities Act," the employability of people with disabilities and job accommodations.

Medicare Information
Learn the basics of the Medicare program and its coverage.

Medicare Rights Center
Find your way through the Medicare maze with information from this site.

A partnership of the National Institutes of Health and the National Library of Medicine, this site is one of the most comprehensive health and medical resources available on the web.

Michael J Fox Foundation
The Michael J. Fox Foundation is dedicated to ensuring the development of a cure for Parkinson's disease within this decade through an aggressively funded research agenda.

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
Part of the National Institutes of Health, the NINDS is the charged with reducing the burden of neurological disease. Here you will find some of the latest information about advances in Parkinson's Disease.

National Council on Aging
Improving the lives of older Americans

National Family Caregivers Association
To find education and support to those who care for chronically ill loved ones.

National Parkinson Foundation
The NPF supports Parkinson-related research, patient care, education, training, and outreach.

Parkinson's Action Network
A leader in political Parkinson's disease advocacy.

Parkinson's Disease Foundation
The PDF is another leading organization in Parkinson's disease research, education and public advocacy.

PD Index
Provides a directory of information about PD and useful online resources.

PD Trials
A website to assist people in locating and understanding Parkinson's disease clinical trials.

Social Security Administration
The official website of the Social Security administration.

We Move
For information on movement disorders and treatment options.

World Parkinson Disease Association
Provides a weekly updated listing of worldwide PD research and news.


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