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.  Continue Reading

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Las Vegas Review-Journal: Parkinson’s experts meeting in Las Vegas discuss new technology treatments

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. Continue Reading

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Las Vegas Review-Journal: Parkinson’s disease symposium will highlight latest research advances

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. Continue Reading

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Friends of Parkinson’s Announces Partnership with Medical Fitness Network to Provide New Fitness and Allied Healthcare Provider Resource

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The Friends of Parkinson’s (FoP) has partnered with the Medical Fitness Network (MFN) –a free national online resource directory to locate fitness, wellness and allied healthcare professionals who provide services for those with medical conditions, chronic disease or women’s health issues.

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8 News Now: “Funny Bunny” Race For Parkinson’s Interview

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NevadaGIVES: The Friends of Parkinson’s non-profit hosted their “All Shook Up” Sock Hop Fundraiser

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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. Continue Reading
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8 News Now: Friends of Parkinson’s “All Shook Up” Sock Hop

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.

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Las Vegas Business Press: Accolades

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Friends of Parkinson’s elects new board member

Friends of Parkinson’s, a coalition of individuals, companies, and organizations providing optimum care and resources in the Parkinson’s community, has elected Frank Fuentes to the board of directors. Fuentes, the communications and social media director for Trosper Communications, will concentrate primarily on public relations and event management, furthering the organization’s support for people with Parkinson’s and their caregivers and care partners.

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Frank Fuentes Joins The Friends of Parkinson’s Board of Directors

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(LAS VEGAS) – Frank Fuentes, Communications & Social Media Director for Trosper Communications was recently elected to the board of directors of Friends of Parkinson’s.

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