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Real Talk from Patients

Members of The Michael J. Fox Foundation community share their experiences with Parkinson's.



  • Dave Iverson and mom

    MJFF Guest Blogger Dave Iverson: “Caring for My Elderly Mother Took a Village: We Were Lucky”

    Dave Iverson is a founding member of The Michael J. Fox Foundation’s Patient Council and the author of “Winter Stars: An Elderly Mother, an Aging Son and Life’s Final Journey.”


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    “At Some Point You Have to Get Up and Do Something”: MJFF Honors the 110,000 Veterans Living with Parkinson’s

    For veterans, studies have linked military service to PD, including an association between head or brain injury and exposure to certain environmental factors like the herbicide Agent Orange.

  • Allan Cole and his daughters

    "Remembering Our Strengths and Opportunities Helps Me Feel Less Anxious about the Future"

    Team Fox member Allan Cole writes a guest blog about his initial fears and eventual learnings after a Parkinson's diagnosis.

  • Jeff and Connie Jacobs

    Making A Bequest in Your Trust: “Our Legacy Can Be Finding a Cure for Others”


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