Support For Parkinson's Patients And Families

Do you know anyone who suffers from Parkinson's disease? That person or a family member may want to join the "PDF Circle," a nationwide community of more than 100,000 people who receive free information, advice and help from the Parkinson's Disease Foundation.

PDF, based in New York and linked to the Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, the world's leading research center in Parkinson's disease, celebrates its 40th anniversary in 1997.

Throughout these years, the Foundation has pursued two goals: to provide information and support to the many thousands of families who suffer from the disease and to raise money for research dedicated to finding its cause and cure. Among PDF's activities are a newsletter, published four times a year; public events including seminars via satellite, an annual Parkinson's Unity Walk, advocacy forums in Washington, D.C.; and continuing contact with the individuals and families who turn to the Foundation for everything from physician referrals to counseling to information on the latest drugs or surgical procedures.

For more information, write us at Box A, 710 West 168th St., New York, NY 10032 or call us toll-free at 1-800-831-2190. There's no charge for getting on our list or for any other services we provide. (NAPSI)

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