Based on commitment to patient education, support and community involvement, NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine and St. Catherine of Siena Medical Center became designated APDA I&R Centers. As regional hubs of the APDA network in Nassau and Suffolk Counties, the I&R Centers in each county offer the following services:
Up-to-date information on medical and surgical treatments for Parkinson's disease
Educational booklets on numerous aspects of Parkinson's disease and its management
Referrals to support groups for patients and caregivers
Referrals and information related to clinical trials
Referrals and information related to community resources.
The APDA I&R Centers in Nassau & Suffolk Counties are designed to assist Long Islanders who are affected by Parkinson’s Disease. The goal is to help them to maintain a fulfilling quality of life. In addition offering a wide variety of support groups throughout the region, the I&R Centers host educational seminars and fundraising events, including an annual Walkathon and the Paws for Parkinson's Dog Walk. These activities help to increase public awareness about the disease and raise much needed funds for scientific research to find the cure.
Call upon the I&R Center in your county to avail yourself of the services that are offered.
APDA Long Island I&R Centers Nassau: 516-686-1002 Suffolk: 631-862-3560