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Faye, Mitchell, Doris, and Steven Robbins.
February 21, 2020
When Steven Robbins' father was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease, the Robbins family directed their passion for improving the lives of others to those who are affected by PD.

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June 12, 2019
The Charlotte & Richard Okonow Parkinson’s Family Support program at JF&CS was awarded a generous grant from the Sephardic Home for the Aged Foundation.

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April 12, 2019
Ken Bernstein, a longtime member of the JF&CS Tremble Clefs choral group, has been honored with the 2019 Cindy Lyn Moir Outstanding Achievement Award.

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January 11, 2019
Marilyn Neault, a participant in our Charlotte & Richard Okonow Parkinson's Family Support program, wrote a beautiful poem to mark the retirement of program director Nancy Mazonson last year.

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August 2, 2018
When Jeanne Andersen and Christine Pizer responded to a notice looking for volunteer singers last summer, they had no idea what a positive effect the experience would have on their own lives.

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May 8, 2018
On Sunday, more than 115 people came together at JF&CS Headquarters in Waltham for a community celebration of the JF&CS Charlotte & Richard Okonow Parkinson’s Family Support program.

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April 11, 2018
Forty-five years ago, at the time of their wedding, Richard carried Myra over the threshold of their home. Now, after several years of him fighting an aggressive form of Parkinson's disease, Myra finds herself helping Richard in a similar way.

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November 8, 2017
Our hope is that this important information, like the existence of the Kidde Explosive Gas Alarm, can be shared with all those living with Parkinson’s disease so they can feel safer in their homes.

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April 4, 2017
April 11 has been designated World Parkinson’s Day in honor of James Parkinson's birthday.

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March 3, 2015
Having a parent with Parkinson's can present some formidable challenges for adult children.

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