Be the Message for Parkinson’s Awareness

Be the Message for Parkinson’s Awareness

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Be the Message for Parkinson’s Awareness

As one of my sister Bev’s caregivers, I always try to spread awareness about Parkinson’s disease (PD) to family members and friends to increase their understanding and advocate for her and others with PD. Diagnosed with Parkinson’s at 78, five years later, Bev has stage 3 PD. But Parkinson’s also affects younger people, including those with early-onset Parkinson’s, which affects people ages 21 to 50. There wasn’t much public awareness about early-onset PD until actor…

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