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Our Campaign Storyends 24 Jul 2021, 11:59 PM
Join us- Nurse Volunteers, in supporting People with Parkinson!
A few groups of nurse volunteer will run from a range of 100-250km from 24 April to 24 July to raise awareness and funds.
Parkinson is the second most common neurodegenerative disease.
We are here to raise awareness of Parkinson and support programme organised by Parkinson Society Singapore.
This good cause is to improve their quality of life for people living with Parkinson and their caregivers.
About The Charity
Parkinson is the second most common neurodegenerative disease affecting 3 out of every 1,000 people aged 50 and above. Singapore's first community-based Parkinson Centre at Bishan provides people with Parkinson and their caregivers with the much needed support beyond those provided in hospitals.
Parkinson Society Singapore (PSS) was formed on 16 December 1996 by a group of doctors and caregivers to help people living with Parkinson. The society was registered as a charity on 28 January 2000 and is a member of National Council of Social Service (NCSS).
Since then, the Society has organized a number of programmes including therapeutic exercise programmes, social and recreational activities and annual public forums, aimed at improving the lives of People with Parkinson (PwP).
The Society also works closely with support groups in various hospitals and publishes newsletters and books to raise the awareness of Parkinson. In Singapore, there are more than 8,000 PwP and the number of PwP is expected to go up in our rapidly ageing population.