American Parkinson Disease Association, Inc. (APDA)(800) 223-2732
APDA funds research and offers support and education through chapters and information and referral centers.

Davis Phinney Foundation (DPF)(303) 733-3340
DPF is dedicated to helping people living with Parkinson's live well today.

Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research (MJFF)(800) 708-7644
MJFF is dedicated to finding a cure for Parkinson’s disease through an aggressively funded research agenda and to ensure that new and innovative potential therapies are funded and explored.

National Parkinson Foundation (NPF)(800) 327-4545
NPF works to increase the quality of care for people with PD through research, education, and outreach.

Parkinson’s Action Network (PAN)(800) 850-4726
PAN serves as the unified advocacy voice of the Parkinson’s community in Washington, DC­—working with grass-roots advocates to bring awareness to the public and lawmakers about PD.

Parkinson’s Disease Foundation (PDF)(800) 457-6676
PDF funds promising research; supports people living with PD through national educational and advocacy programs; and leads collaborative initiatives in such areas as clinical trials and international meetings.

PDF National Help Line(800) 457-6676
Monday through Friday
9:00am ET to 6:00pm ET
A team of information specialists are available to answer questions about Parkinson’s disease, symptoms, treatments, complementary and alternative therapies, and the latest scientific studies reported by the media. They can also help find local support in your area, local physicians who specialize in Parkinson’s disease, as well as financial, legal, and other resources.

Up-to-date information on Parkinson’s disease trials currently enrolling participants in the U.S. and Canada.

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Medical books about Parkinson’s disease written by Doctors

100 Questions & Answers About Parkinson Disease Updated Version
Abraham Lieberman, M.D.

Ask the Doctor About Parkinson's Disease
Michael S. Okun, M.D. and Hubert H. Fernandez, M.D.

Every Victory Counts
Monique Giroux, M.D. and Sierra Farris, PA-C, MPAS

Making the Connection Between Brain and Behavior: Coping with Parkinson's Disease
Joseph H. Friedman, M.D.

Parkinson's Disease For Dummies
Michele Tagliati, M.D., Gary Guten, M.D., and Jo Horne, M.A.

Parkinson's Disease: A Complete Guide for Patients and Families
William J. Weiner, M.D., Lisa M. Shulman, M.D., and Anthony E. Lang, M.D.

Parkinson's Disease: A Guide for Patient and Family
Roger C. Duvoisin, M.D., and Jacob Sage, M.D.

Parkinson's Disease: The Complete Guide for Patients and Caregivers
Abraham N. Lieberman, M.D., and Frank L. Williams

Shaking Up Parkinson Disease: Fighting Like a Tiger, Thinking Like a Fox
Abraham Lieberman, M.D.

The A to Z of Parkinson's Disease (Library of Health and Living)
Anthony D. Mosley, M.D., and Deborah S. Romaine

The Parkinson's Disease Treatment Book: Partnering with Your Doctor to Get the Most from Your Medications
J. Eric Ahlskog, M.D., Ph.D.

What Your Doctor May Not Tell You About Parkinson's Disease: A Holistic Program for Optimal Wellness
Jill Marjama-Lyons, M.D. and Mary Shomon

Guides to Parkinson’s disease by people with PD

300 Tips for Making Life with Parkinson's Disease Easier
Shelley Peterman Schwartz

Dumb Bells & Dopamine: A Parkinson's Success Story
Arthur W. Curren

HOPE: Four Keys to a Better Quality of Life for Parkinson's People
Hal Newsom

Life With a Battery-Operated Brain - A Patient's Guide to Deep Brain Stimulation Surgery for Parkinson's Disease
Jackie Hunt Christensen

Living Well with Parkinson's
Glenna Wotton Atwood with Lila Green Hunnewell and Roxanne Moore Sauder

Living Well with Parkinson's Disease: What Your Doctor Doesn't Tell You....That You Need to Know
Gretchen Garie, Michael J. Church, and Winifred Conkling

The First Year—Parkinson's Disease: An Essential Guide for the Newly Diagnosed
Jackie Hunt Christensen with Foreword by Paul Tuite, M.D.

Personal stories written by people with PD

A Life Shaken: My Encounter with Parkinson's Disease
Joel Haverman

Always Looking Up: The Adventures of an Incurable Optimist
Michael J. Fox

Carolyn's Journey: From Parkinson's Disease to a Nearly Normal Life After Deep Brain Stimulation
Victor Anderson

Lucky Man: A Memoir
Michael J. Fox

Saving Milly: Love, Politics, and Parkinson's Disease (Ballantine Reader's Circle)
Morton Kondracke

Books for care partners

Caring for the Parkinson Patient: A Practical Guide
Thomas Hutton

Caring for You, Caring for Me: Education and Support for Caregivers: Participant's Manual
David Haigler

The Comfort of Home for Parkinson Disease: A Guide for Caregivers
Maria M. Meyer, R.N., Paula Derr, R.N., and Susan C. Imke, R.N. (Contributor)

Exercise and PD

Delay the Disease: Exercise and Parkinson's Disease
David Zid, A.C.E., A.C.G. and Jackie Russell, R.N., B.S.N, C.N.O.R.

How to Tame Parkinson's by Keeping Fit: My Total Commitment + The Right Personal Trainer
David H. Anderson

Move It! An Exercise and Movement Guide for Parkinson's Disease
Kevin Lockette, P.T.

Parkinson's Disease & the Art of Moving
John Argue

Nutrition and PD

Eat Well, Stay Well With Parkinson's disease
Kathrynne Holden M.S., R.D.

Cook Well, Stay Well with Parkinson's Disease - Super Foods for Super People with Parkinson's
Kathrynne Holden M.S., R.D.

PD Books for Children

I'll Hold Your Hand So You Won't Fall: A Child's Guide To Parkinson's Disease
Resheda Ali with Foreword by Muhammad Ali

WHO IS PEE DEE? Explaining Parkinson's Disease To A Child
Kay Mixson Jenkins, and Richard Morgan (Illustrator)