About Parkinson's Disease and the 10 Early Signs of PD

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Cindy James, Member Advocate

Cindy has lived and worked in the Upstate all her life. Cindy is an experienced healthcare professional with 15+ years in the healthcare industry. Previously, Cindy was a Hospice Executive Director, Director of Growth and Development for hospice, homecare, pharmacy and physician services, Physician Recruitment, Veterans Aid and Attendance Benefit, Assisted Living Administrator (license is current), Home Health Administrator, Non-medical home care, Pharmacy Services, and Durable medical equipment. Cindy is familiar with most of the assisted living and skilled nursing facilities in the area. She has relationships with the home health agencies and the non-medical home care agencies in the Upstate. Additionally, she has connections with the hospital systems in the Upstate and can connect you to resources you need or answer questions you have.


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Recommended PD Educational Resources

  • Parkinson’s Disease Foundation (PDF)- New York, N.Y., (212) 923-4700
      • Extensive P.D. Educational Resource via: publications, newsletters, occasional symposiums, PD Briefings (phone, computer, 1-hour, live and archived)
  • National Parkinson Foundation (NPF)- Miami, FL, (800) 327-4545
      • Strong P.D. Education Resource via: publications, newsletters, occasional symposiums, Webinars (phone, computer, 1-hour, live and archived)
  • American Parkinson Disease Association (APDA)- Staten Island, N.Y., (800) 223-2732
      • Strong P.D. Education Resource via: publications, newsletters, DVD, topic-specific educational supplements
  • Davis Phinney Foundation (DPF)- Boulder, CO, (866) 358-0285
      • Promotes improved quality of life therapies via: publications, exercise DVD, ‘Victory Summit’ symposiums
  • Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research (MJFF)- New York, N.Y., (800) 708-7644
      • Focus in Funding Research/Getting Benefits to Mark; Communicates via: newsletters, Webinars (phone/computer, 1-hour), ‘Partners in Parkinson’s’ Sessions