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The Messenger Newsletter

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  • Happy Spring MPF Community
  • Virtual Education Series
  • Upcoming Walks & Events
  • Shakin Not Stirred
  • Welcom Alexa (Zoom Exercise Instructor)
  • Apathy and Parkinson's Disease
  • A Ruthless Fight Against Parkinson's Disease
  • Parkinson's Disease Health Marker
  • Newly Diagnosed Nook: Speech Therapy
  • Get Connected
  • Support Group Facilitator Spotlight
  • LucaStrong
  • Welcome Rita Dachs (MPF Staff)

pdf 2023 Winter Newsletter Popular

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  • Hello from CEO, Kristin Rossi
  • Spotlight on Instructors
  • Mindfullness
  • Exercise
  • Support Group Corner
  • 2023 MPF Calender
  • Art Therapy Workshop


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  • Greeting from Kristin Rossi (CEO)
  • Meet The Staff
  • Freezing of Gait
  • Newly Diagnosed Nook
  • Spotlight: Fundraising Walks
  • 2022 Support Group Facilitator Summit
  • Recap of 2022 Events
  • National Caregivers Awareness Month
  • Call Out for Research
  • Connecting Through Exercise
  • Parkinson's Act
  • Tribute to John Boll
  • 2021 Annual Report


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  • New CEO, Kristin Rossi Intro
  • Mindfulness & Compassion Course
  • Shakeyspeare Speech Therapy Program
  • Community-led Fundraisers
  • Parkinson's Exercise Class Schedule
  • Comtinuing Medical Education
  • Fundraising Walks
  • Intern Spotlight
  • Lewy Body Dementia Support Groups
  • Tips & Tricks for Activites of Daily Living
  • A Review of Neuroplasticity and Parkinson's Disease Article by Quinn Hanes, OTD, MBA
  • Motor City Upbeats Choir
  • New Professional Advisory Board Members


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  • Farewell Mary Sue Lanigan
  • Welcome Kristin Rossi
  • Parkinson's Awareness Month
  • Welcome Julia Wall
  • Welcome Stephanie Woznak
  • Exercise Class Schedule
  • New Support Groups
  • Fun Boat Run
  • Education for Health Care Professionals
  • Upcoming Programs
  • Research Update
  • Theatre Workshop
  • Parkinson Walkathons

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  • PACE Program
  • 8-Week Mindfulness & Compassion Course
  • Motor City Upbeats
  • Livinging With & Understanding Parkinson's Disease
  • Winter 2022 Education Programs
  • Welcom Dr. Cornelius Robens
  • 2022 Boat Fun Run
  • 2022 Parkinson Walk Events

pdf Fall 2021 Messenger Newsletter Popular

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  • Letter from the CEO, Mary Sue Lanigan
  • Research Update from Dr. Roger Alibin
  • Sean Francis by Dr. Catherine Dowling
  • Financial Assistance for Respite Care
  • Support Group Listings
  • Exercise Schedule
  • Fall/Winter Education Program
  • A Night of Promise for Parkinson's Gala
  • In Memoriam, Board of Directors, Professional Advisory Board
  • 2021 Walk for Parkinson
  • Speak Out Live
  • Meet Zehra Farzal, MD - Foundation News
  • Support Group Facilitator Training - My Nunna Has Parkinsons
  • Donation Report

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  • Meet Alison Chance
  • Parkinson Caregiver Education Program
  • Your Safe Driving Checkup
  • Social Security Disability Claim
  • The 35th Annual Parkinson's Summer Forum
  • Meet Dr. Dorin Z. Deitch
  • The Importance of Exercise in Parkinson's Disease
  • Support Group Update
  • Research at U of M
  • 2021 Fundraisers
  • Farewell's

pdf Winter 2020 Messenger Newsletter Popular

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  • Telemedicine in the time of COVID
  • Parkinson Exercise classes offered via Zoom
  • DBS Care in the Time of COVID
  • Winter Education Programs
  • In Memory Of
  • Pain in Parkinson's Disease: Prevalent Yet Poorly Understood
  • Undergraduate Students Take on Falls in The Home
  • Motor City UpBeats Therapeutic Choir
  • 2020 "I Gave My Sole for Parkinson's" Walk Events
  • Support Group Updates
  • Partnership, Collaboration, Innovation, Teamwork
  • Mobility Equipment Program
  • Welcome Gary Gavin

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  • I Found My Purpose by Joe Staub
  • Parkinson Exercise Classes Offered Online
  • What's New in Parkinson disease - locally and everywhere else
  • 2020 "I Gave My Sole for Parkinson's" Walk Events
  • Medicare and Medicaid: Making Sense of Your Options
  • Found Memories and Sad Farewell

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  • Research Update: International Parkinson & Movement Disorder Society
  • Clinical Trials for Parkinson Research through QUEST Research Institute
  • Meet Toni Talbot, Advocate for Exercise
  • The Victory Summit: Parkinson's Support Symposium Online Educational Experience
  • Victory Summit Speaker Spotlight
  • 2020 Metro Detroit Parkinson Walk presented by Tom and Carol Cracchiolo
  • MPF's Legal Program
  • Spring Programs

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  • Ten Tips for Maintaining an Optimal Quality of Life while living with Parkinson's
  • Fighting Parkinson's Together
  • Pushing All the Right Buttons
  • Adaptive Yoga for Parkinson's
  • Psychosis and Hallucinations in Parkinson's
  • I Gave My Sole for Parkinson's 2019 Fall Walk Events
  • The Everybody Vs. Parkinson's Gala
  • In Loving Memory
  • Deep Brain Stimulation Surgery (DBS) - A Treatment for Parkinson's disease

pdf 2019 Spring Messenger Popular

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  • Driving and Parkinson's
  • MPF Support Group News
  • Support Group Meeting Location Changes
  • Virtual Support Group
  • Taking Care of the Care Partner
  • 2019 Metro Detroit Walk
  • Team Up to FIght Parkinson's
  • Wake Up Your Body
  • 2019 Symposium Agenda
  • 2019 Patient Edication Programs
  • Lewy Body Dementia
  • Meet Bisens Bulica, D.O.
  • What's New in PD Research

pdf 2018 Winter Messenger Popular

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  • An Update on Rescue Therapies for Parkinson's Diseases
  • Clinical Research Update
  • A Parkinson's Support Group Is...
  • Virtual Support Group
  • I Gave My Sole for Parkinson's
  • Special Mention: Youngest Heroes from Metro Detroit Walk
  • Save the Dates for MPF's 2019 Walk Events
  • The Small Steps, Big Strides for Parkinson's Gala
  • Speak Out! & The Loud Crowd!
  • 2019 Patient Education Programs
  • Thank You Sponsors
  • Cannabis and Parkinson's Disease

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  • The Latest in Nutrition and Parkinson’s disease
  • Save the Date
  • Beyond Medications for Parkinson disease: Exercise and Mobility Aids
  • PD Awareness Month
  • Virtual Awareness Month
  • Meet Jeanne Merchant
  • Treating, Managing and Living with Parkinson’s disease Symposium
  • Volunteer Corner
  • GABA-A a New Avenue in PD Research
  • Living with & Understanding Parkinson disease
  • Please Consider a Donation

pdf 2017 Winter Messenger Popular

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  • Smell Loss in Parkinson's disease Research Project
  • Does Dysfunctional BDNF Limit Remodeling the Aged Parkinsonian Striatum?"
  • Farewell to MPF board member Ron Slyter
  • Volunteer Corner
  • Making the Turn Against Parkinson's Scholarship Award
  • 2017 Fundraising Events
  • Excessive Sweating in Parkinson disease
  • Memoria
  • Support Group Updates

pdf 2017 Fall Messenger Popular

  • 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