WASHINGTON, October 22, 2014) – The Parkinson’s Action Network (PAN) applauds the In-Home Caregiver Assessment Resources and Education Act or In-Home CARE Act, announced today by Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) and Rep. Bill Pascrell (D-NJ). Learn more.
Open enrollment for Medicare, including Part D prescription drug coverage, begins October 15 and runs through December 7, 2014. The enrollment process will remain the same as it has in previous years. Coverage for enrollees begins January 1, 2015. Learn more.
The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), in partnership with the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), is holding a two-day conference on advancing research in Parkinson’s disease November 3-4 in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina. Learn more.
The Parkinson’s Action Network (PAN) has updated and modified its Recess Toolkit to help you coordinate advocacy activities at any point throughout the year when your Members of Congress return home to their states and districts. Learn more.
On Sept. 30, Parkinson’s Action Network (PAN) CEO Ted Thompson attended a meeting, in which PAN was one of just a few patient advocacy groups present, and a conference about the Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies (BRAIN) Initiative. Learn more.
Nearly 300 were in Washington, DC on Oct. 1 for the 2014 Morris K. Udall Awards Dinner. The night was a great success and raised critical funds for the Parkinson’s Action Network and for the PAN Forum Scholarship Fund. Learn more.