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  • Anchorage symposium focuses on Parkinson's disease

    Jennifer Gillick, For Senior Voice|Sep 1, 2019

    Everyone seems to know someone with Parkinson’s disease, whether it be a family member, friend, neighbor, or a colleague. Cases of Parkinson’s disease have more than doubled over the last 25 years and show no signs of abating. It affects an estimated 1 million people living in the United States and is the fastest growing neurological disorder in the world, according to the National Center for Biotechnology Information. Parkinson’s disease is a type of movement disorder that can affect the ability to perform common, daily activities. It is a...