Differentiating Between ET and Parkinson’s Disease, Dine with Dignity with Meal Lifter, Pay Tribute to Loved Ones with a Memorial Gift
IETF Executive Director Patrick McCartney visits with Meal Lifter co-founder Anne Royer. Meal Lifter was born out of the need to create a functional eating space for Ann’s mother-in-law who had tremors from Parkinson’s disease. It’s a sturdy platform that holds and elevates a 9-inch plate, decreasing the distance from the plate to the mouth […]
Each semester, the IETF awards four $1,000 college scholarships to students who have essential tremor through its Catherine S. Rice Scholarship Fund. As part of the application process, students are asked to write an essay on the topic, “how essential tremor has affected my life.” The following essay is from one of our fall 2021 […]
Did you know that brain disease affects more people than heart disease and cancer combined? Katie Sale, executive director of the American Brain Coalition, talks about the mission and advocacy work of the ABC, which serves as an umbrella organization for more than 100 brain-related professional organizations and patient advocacy groups, including the IETF.