Friends of Parkinson’s Hosts Third Annual “Funny Bunny” Race For Parkinson’s.

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The Friends of Parkinson’s, a local non-profit benefitting people with Parkinson’s Disease, is hosting their third annual “Funny Bunny” Race for Parkinson’s at W. Wayne Bunker Park (7351 W. Alexander Road) from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 15.  (more…)

Although science has yet to find a cure for Parkinson’s disease, new technologies have proved valuable in monitoring and administering treatments for controlling its symptoms.

About a half-million people suffer from Parkinson’s disease, a progressive degenerative condition characterized by slowness of movement, tremors and instability, the National Parkinson Foundation estimates. (more…)

A local nonprofit is connecting with health care providers and patients to provide the latest news on technological advances in Parkinson’s disease research.

Friends of Parkinson’s, which offers support groups and therapy programs for Parkinson’s patients, hosts its Living Well With Parkinson’s Through Innovation and Technology medical symposium Friday and Saturday. (more…)


The Friends of Parkinson’s, local non-profit benefitting people with Parkinson’s Disease, hosted their Parkinson’s “All Shook Up” Sock Hop fundraiser. This 50’s inspired event featured classic cars, music to rock ‘round the clock to, the Friends of Parkinson’s board advisors, community supporters, Parkinson’s disease care partners, family, and friends. (more…)

Thanks to 8 News Now for welcoming Friends of Parkinson’s and Jazzin’ Jeanne Brei & The Speakeasy Swingers on today’s (10/20/15) midday show!

To purchase tickets to the Sock Hop click, here.