Parkinson's Disease

Here, I have collected resources that I have personally found to be helpful positive advocates for persons with Parkinson's Disease. Please also check out my video Living well with Parkinson's Disease on this site.

Parkinson Foundation - The Parkinson Foundation of the National Capital Area (PFNCA) is an independent local organization serving the Washington, DC Metropolitan Area. PFNCA exists to assist those affected by Parkinson's disease by providing resources, information and support.


Michael J. Fox Foundation - The Michael J. Fox Foundation is dedicated to finding a cure for Parkinson's disease through an aggressively funded research agenda and to ensuring the development of improved therapies for those living with Parkinson's today. Watch our video to find out how we will get to a cure. 

Davis Phinney Foundation - While it’s critical to find a cure for Parkinson’s, we feel strongly that people living with this disease also need information and tools to live well today. To support this mission, the Davis Phinney Foundation sponsors programs that provide the information, tools and inspiration that can be used to live well with Parkinson’s today.

Denver Deep Brain Stimulation Parkinson's Research Center - Dr. Monique Giroux combines medical, rehabilitation, and wellness therapies offering the most holistic, empathic and comprehensive movement disorders personalized care in Colorado. Dr. Giroux has participated in research that has shaped best treatment strategies.

Optimal Health with Parkinson's Disease - A recently published book by my neurologist Dr. Monique Giroux. 
Adding complementary, alternative, and lifestyle therapies to a care plan can result in symptom relief and a higher quality of life without compromising conventional treatment. Written by a board-certified neurologist and expert in mind-body medicine, Optimal Health with Parkinson's Disease provides a thorough and up-to-date guide to help you maintain good health.