Resources

Resources
Living with an auto immune disease is not easy. But there are tremendous amounts of resources available to help you, from support groups to organizations looking for new treatments; you don’t have to walk alone through this new phase of your life. 

Below are a list of organizations that provide support, counseling, and other resources for those living with Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis, and Alzheimer’s disease. If you have been diagnosed with another autoimmune disease and are looking for help and support, please call Dr. Shubin’s office to speak with someone who can help connect you to the support you need. 
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Parkinson’s Resources

The Parkinson’s Disease (PD) Foundation is a leading national presence in Parkinson’s disease research, education and public advocacy. They work on the behalf of the nearly one million people in the US who live with Parkinson’s by funding promising scientific research while supporting people living with Parkinson’s through educational programs and services.

If you or a loved one is living with Parkinson's disease, we encourage you to call the PD National HelpLine at (800) 457-6676.

Watch one of PDF's more than 40 online seminars for the latest information about Parkinson’s disease research, treatments, non-motor symptoms and more.
  
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Multiple Sclerosis Resources

The National Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Society, is a United States-based, non-profit organization that helps people affected by multiple sclerosis through funding research, advocacy, facilitating professional education and providing programs and services that help people with multiple sclerosis and their families. 

The National MS Society offers an extensive variety of programs, services, resources and connection opportunities for people living with and affected by MS, including family members, caregivers and other members of their support systems.

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Alzheimer’s Resources

The mission of the Alzheimer's Foundation of America (AFA) is "to provide optimal care and services to individuals confronting dementia, and to their caregivers and families-through member organizations dedicated to improving quality of life."

The Alzheimer's Foundation of America mission is to help remove the fear and denial surrounding Alzheimer’s disease and related illnesses. 

For more information, connect with the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America’s licensed social workers. Call at (866) 232-8484.
  • The Eldercare Locator helps find help on a variety of subjects and can be filtered by topic area or geographic location.
  • The Alzheimer's Association's 24/7 Helpline provides information and support to people with memory loss, caregivers, health care professionals, and the public at 1-800-272-3900.
  • The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs can help you find help near your home via their zip code locator or their Caregiver Support Line when caring for a veteran.
  • NIH's Alzheimer's Disease Education and Referral Center can be contacted five days a week via phone at 1-800-438-4380 or via email at adear@nia.nih.gov.
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