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A letter from Sarah King

A letter from Sarah King

To my friends in the Los Angeles Parkinson's community, It has been a pleasure to work with you over the last five years in my role with PCLA. I joined PCLA to form a deeper connection with families living with PD in our area, and to help you with the resources,...

A Tribute to Dad

A Tribute to Dad

Join PCLA in celebrating the amazing fathers in our community! Honor a dad you love -- and help family's living with Parkinson's disease -- by making a donation to PCLA in his name. Add a special message with your donation, if you like, and we will post it here. If...


What Are the Environmental Risk Factors for PD?

For a deep dive into the environmental risk factors of PD, check out our latest Let’s Talk Parkinson’s feature with Beate Ritz, MD, Ph.D., a Professor of Epidemiology and Environmental Health Sciences and Neurology at UCLA. The relationship between environmental...

How to Manage Pain with Parkinson’s Disease

Chronic pain is highly common in people with Parkinson’s disease. In fact, people living with PD are twice as likely to experience pain as those without, and 80% of people with PD report experiencing chronic pain. These pains can be both motor-related (associated with...

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