Parkinson’s Awareness Month 2022: History, Dates, When & How to celebrate

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Parkinson’s Awareness Month is coming up in April, and it’s a great time to learn more about the disease and how to support loved ones who are living with it. Parkinson’s is a progressive neurological disorder that affects movement, and while there is no cure, there are treatments available to help manage the symptoms. If you or someone you know is affected by Parkinson’s, be sure to check out our resources page for information on support groups, medication, and other helpful resources. Thank you for helping us raise awareness of Parkinson’s Disease during Parkinson’s Awareness Month!

In honour of Parkinson’s Awareness Month, we want to take a moment to discuss what this condition is, some common symptoms and how you can go about getting help if you or someone you know is living with Parkinson’s. Thank you for your time and we hope this information proves useful.

Parkinson’s Awareness Month

Parkinson’s Awareness Month is observed annually in the United States during the month of April. The purpose of this observance is to promote greater awareness of Parkinson’s disease (PD) and its effects on people’s lives. PARKINSON’S DISEASE IS A NEUROLOGICAL DISORDER THAT AFFECTS MILLIONS OF PEOPLE WORLDWIDE. While the cause is unknown, scientists believe that it may be caused by a combination of genetic and environmental factors. Symptoms include tremors, slowed movement, and problems with balance and coordination. There is no cure for Parkinson’s disease, but treatments are available to help manage symptoms. If you or someone you know has Parkinson’s disease, please seek medical care and advice from healthcare.

How to celebrate 

 This national holiday was created to raise awareness of Parkinson’s disease and to support those living with it. There are many ways to get involved and celebrate this important month. Here are a few ideas on how to get started.

1) Learn about Parkinson’s disease. Make sure you understand the symptoms, treatment options, and latest research findings. This will help you better support those who are living with the condition.
2) Spread awareness online and in your community. Share information about Parkinson’s disease on social media or public forums. Talk to your friends, family, and colleagues about what you have learned and how they can support people with Parkinson’s disease too.

When is Parkinson’s Awareness Month

Year Date Day
2022 April 1 Friday
2023 April 1 Saturday
2024 April 1 Monday
2025 April 1 Tuesday
2026 April 1 Wednesday