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Be an Advocate

Be an advocate for Parkinson's diseaseDespite enormous advances in brain research, brain and central nervous system disorders remain the nation's leading cause of disability, and account for more hospitalizations and prolonged care than almost all other diseases combined.

Uncertain federal funding for health initiatives, especially geriatric health initiatives, impacts our ability to serve older adults in our community and throughout the U.S. and puts in question resources needed to continue to make research Parkinson's Action Network sign up to receive action alertsstrides in aging-related diseases, from Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases to osteoporosis and cancer. At stake is funding for the National Institutes of Health - of which the National Institute on Aging and the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke are a part. Funding fuels research initiatives and important basics like geriatric education centers to help train the next generation of physicians, nurses, and healthcare workers.

You can help

Call or email your local U.S. Representative and U.S. Senator and let them know that it is critical to preserve full funding in the federal budget for research and education initiatives in the field of aging and aging-related disease, like Parkinson’s.

Research benefits Americans of all ages. Today's research into understanding Parkinson’s disease provides important clues that lead to interventions to identify risk factors, better treatments and prevention approaches, and improved quality of life.

To contact your U.S. Representative

Visit http://www.house.gov/ and type in your zip code.


To contact your U.S. Senator

Visit http://www.senate.gov/ and select your state.

Pennsylvania US Senators contact informationPennsylvania:

Senator Patrick Toomey

Senator Robert P. Casey

202-224-4254

717-231-7540; 202-224-6324

Website http://toomey.senate.gov

Website http://casey.senate.gov/


New Jersey US Senators contact informationNew Jersey:

Senator Frank Lautenberg

Senator Robert Menendez

856-338-8922; 202-224-3224

856-757-5353; 202-224-4744

Website http://lautenberg.senate.gov

Website http://menendez.senate.gov


Delaware US Senators contact informationDelaware:

Senator Chris Coons

Senator Tom Carper

302-573-6345; 302-424-8090; 202-224-5042

302-573-6291; 202-224-2441

Website http://coons.senate.gov/

Website http://carper.senate.gov

Parkinson's Action Network to receive Action Alerts on pending legislation and funding issues
To sign up to receive Action Alerts on pending legislation and funding issues from the Parkinson’s Action Network, visit http://capwiz.com/pan/mlm/signup.

 

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