Chronic Diseases and Conditions
The Alzheimer’s Association leads the way to end Alzheimer’s and all other dementia — by accelerating global research, driving risk reduction and early detection, and maximizing quality care and support. Provides education, support, and events.
The Alzheimer’s Association website, alz.org®, is a rich resource designed to inform and educate multiple audiences, including those living with the disease, caregivers, volunteers, and professional health care providers. Its content covers everything from the basics of Alzheimer’s to support groups to global research efforts.
The moving force behind the work of the American Diabetes Association is a network of more than 565,000 volunteers, a membership of more than 540,000 people with diabetes, their families and caregivers, a professional society of nearly 20,000 health care professionals, as well as more than 250 staff members.
Stroke is the No. 2 cause of death worldwide and a leading cause of disability. The American Stroke Association is a relentless force for a healthier world with fewer strokes. It funds innovative research, fights for stronger public health policies, and provides lifesaving tools and information.
The Dallas-based association was created in 1998 as a division of the American Heart Association.
The Parkinson’s Support Group of Tarrant County meets to address the physical, emotional and social challenges facing those with Parkinson’s disease.
Monthly educational presentations by physicians and allied health professionals on the latest medical research and treatments for Parkinson’s help build a supportive environment to empower individuals and improve the quality of life for people living with Parkinson’s Disease.
Exercise is the single most important thing you can do for to combat Parkinson’s Disease!