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pdf 2017 Fall Messenger New

  • Jeff Laethem, President of Ray Laethem Motor Village, elected to Chair the Michigan Parkinson Foundation
  • A Golden Anniversary to Celebrate – Levodopa and Parkinson’s disease
  • The Value of Volunteering
  • Are You Recently Diagnosed with Parkinson's?
  • Support Group Update
  • 2017 Annual Facilitator Training in Bay City
  • In Memoria
  • 2017 Lansing “I Gave My Sole for Parkinsons” -- NEW LOCATION!
  • 2017 Metro Detroit “I Gave My Sole for Parkinson’s”
  • Meet Jennifer Traver, 2017 Metro Detroit Walk Honoree
  • 2017 Symposiums

pdf 2016 Fall Messenger Popular

  • Passing of the Baton
  • Progress and Parkinson's Disease
  • Annual Facilitator Training
  • What are Planned Gifts?
  • Redifining Success
  • MPF's First Moon River Cruise
  • St. Clair Shores and Northville 2016 Walkathon
  • Thank you, Volunteers
  • Filling in the Blanks

pdf 2016 Spring Messenger Popular

  • Exciting things are happening in Michigan
  • Board of Directors annual election
  • Professional Advisory Board (PAB) update
  • Upcoming Walkathon
  • Michigan Support Groups
  • A Night of a Thousand Stars 2015 recap
  • Symposium 2016

pdf 2015 Fall Messenger Popular

  • Focusing on Parkinson's Research and Exercise Programs in Michigan
  • Educational Programs
  • Professional Advisory Board - New Members
  • Traverse City Summer Forum
  • Michigan Support Groups
  • Exercise and Movement Programs
  • Fundraising 

pdf 2015 Summer Messenger Popular

  • Development of Legal Resources for People with Parkinson's Disease in Michigan
  • Board of Directors - New Member
  • Professional Advisory Board - New Members
  • Staying Current with the Michigan Parkinson Foundation
  • New Website Design Coming Soon
  • Educational Programs
  • Michigan Support Groups
  • 2015 Eastside and Westside Walkathons and 5K Runs

pdf 2014 Summer Messenger Popular

  • Finding Prescription Medication Resources
  • Message from the Chairman, Dr. Edwin B. George, MD, PhD
  • Message from the Chair of the Professional Advisory Board (PAB)
  • Get Your Medications on Time!
  • Exercise for Parkinson’s Disease: Focusing on Intensity
  • I Gave My Sole For Parkinson’s Walk-a-thons & 5K Runs, St. Clair Shores and Northville June 7 and 8, 2014
  • Upcoming Walk-a-thons
  • A Night of a Thousand Stars
  • Summer Soulstice
  • Making the Turn Against Parkinson’s 2nd Annual Golf Outing
  • Parkinson's Disease and Balance
  • Dance and Parkinson’s Disease
  • Boost Yourself with a Little Creativity

pdf 2014 Winter Messenger Popular

  • MR-guided Focused Ultrasound Surgery FAQs
  • Looking Far and Wide for Clues of Parkinson's Disease
  • Message from the CEO and Board Chairman
  • Caring for the Caregiver (Part 2)
  • Fundraising for Parkinson's
  • Upcoming Events
  • Support Groups and Updates
  • An Argument for Early Intervention in PD
  • How to Select an Exercise Program
  • Educational Programs

pdf 2013 Summer-Fall Messenger Popular

pdf 2013 Spring-Winter Messenger Popular

  • The Good Days and Bad Days of Parkinson’s Disease
  • MPF Board News
  • Celebrating 30 Years!
  • New Support Groups Being Formed
  • Considering the Care Giver
  • Lawsuit Settlement Protects Home-Nursing Care for Chronic Illness
  • I Gave My Sole for Parkinson’s
  • 2013 Walk-a-thon and 5K Run
  • Support Groups
  • Fundraising for Parkinsons
  • Night of a Thousand Stars
  • Educational Programs

pdf 2012 Summer Messenger Popular

  • Intraoperative MRI Deep Brain Stimulation Placement
  • Annual Facilitator Training
  • Elementary School Students learn about Parkinson Disease
  • A Support Group Near You!
  • An Apple a Day…
  • Filling In The Blanks
  • Bringing Parkinson’s Disease Awareness to the African American Community – A Family Affair

pdf 2012 Spring Messenger Popular

  • Website Re-design
  • Board News
  • Filling in the Blanks (Q&A)
  • Notes from the CEO
  • Research in Michigan
  • Support Group News
  • Fundraising for Parkinson’s
  • Upcoming Programs

pdf 2011 Summer/Fall Messenger Popular

  • When Is It Not Parkinson's Disease?
  • Message from the Chairman
  • Gina Bedrosian
  • What does it take?
  • Introducing DaTscan
  • University of Michigan Team to Receive the Raymond B. Bauer, MD, Research & Education Award for 2011-2012
  • Helping People Obtain Social Security Disability Benefits
  • A Caregiver Shares
  • Breakthrough With Gene Therapy
  • Recent Fundraisers
  • I Gave My Sole for Parkinson's – Okemos/Night of 1000 Stars
  • Support Groups
  • Educational Programs

pdf 2011 Spring Messenger Popular

  • Hospitalization & Parkinson's
  • New Board Members
  • From the Chairman
  • May Walk-a-thon / 5K Run
  • Parkinson Research
  • Respite Care
  • Educational Programs
  • Fundraising for Parkinson's
  • Support Group News

pdf 2010 Fall Messenger Popular

  • Managing Your Medications
  • BIG Steps
  • Parkinson
  • Fundraising for Parkinson's
  • Support Group News
  • MPF Fall Walk-a-thon!
  • Educational Programs

pdf 2010 Spring Messenger Popular

  • A Personal Look at PD
  • MPF Board News
  • Parkinson Research
  • MPF Forges Ahead in a New Era
  • Support Group News
  • Fundraising

pdf 2009 Fall Messenger Popular

  • Medical Tourism
  • MPF Board News
  • Deep Brain Stimulation Part 2
  • Behavioral Aspects of Parkinson's
  • Parkinson Research
  • Support Group News
  • Fundraising
  • 2009 Walk-a-thon and 5K Run
  • Michigan Parkinson Initiative Programs

pdf 2009 Spring Messenger Popular

  • Keep on Moving, Folks!
  • Deep Brain Stimulation, Part 1
  • MPF Board News
  • Placebo Effect and the Treatment of Parkinson's Disease
  • Promoting Optimal Health in Persons with Parkinson's Disease
  • Support Group News
  • Fundraising
  • 2009 Walk-a-thon and 5K Run
  • Educational Programs
  • Michigan Parkinson Initiative Programs

Our Location

30400 Telegraph Road, Suite 150
Bingham Farms, MI 48025

Contact us

(248) 433-1011
Toll Free: (800) 852-9781
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Our Partners

World Parkinson Coalition

Alliance of Independent Regional Parkinson Organizations