Parkinson's is the second-most common neurodegenerative disease. Degeneration of the brain occurs when neurons (nerve cells) die or become impaired. Medicines are available to ease symptoms, and even though Parkinson’s can cause significant strain on the family, resources are available to help. Learn more about Parkinson's and other neurological diseases of aging. You can also visit National Parkinson Foundation for more information.
Better Treatments Sought for Neurological Diseases
William Shakespeare famously described life’s seven stages, none of them in especially happy terms. The final stage of old age is “second childishness and mere oblivion/Sans teeth, sans eyes, sans taste, sans everything.”