The National Parkinson Foundation is a leader in the fight against Parkinson's - helping thousands battle the disease every day. Recognizing the need for a public champion of Parkinson's care, Jeanne C. Levey founded NPF in 1957 for her husband who had Parkinson's.


See the recommended members of a Parkinson care team and the roles they play. Parkinson patients benefit most from a care team of professionals providing individualized treatment.

Tips from veteran Parkinson's caregivers on how to best prepare for the challenges of caregiving during late stage Parkinson's Disease.

Parkinson’s disease is a progressive disorder, and while medications may significantly decrease symptoms in the first few years of the illness, physical abilities will decrease and Parkinson's symptoms will increase as the years go by.

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