Michael J. Fox

Michael J. Fox’s Humanitarian Award for Parkinson’s Disease

26 Nov 2022 | 2 | by kjh

2561580login-checkMichael J. Fox’s Humanitarian Award for Parkinson’s Disease

On Saturday, November 19, 2022, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences awarded the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award to Michael J. Fox with an Oscar statuette, at the Academy’s 13th Governors Awards in Los Angeles, California, for his tireless advocacy and boundless optimism to change the future for millions of people and families in the Parkinson’s community.

Michael J. Fox, a former actor, is known for hit movies such as Back to the Future, Doc Hollywood, and Greedy as well as t.v. shows such as Spin City and Family Ties.  Michael’s life changed when he was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease in 1991 at age 29.  He has lived with Parkinson’s for three decades and has worked endlessly to help others who also have the disease. He has built a community with the Michael J. Fox Foundation.  The Foundation has funded Parkinson’s research and has contributed over $1.5 billion since 2000.

The Michael J. Fox Foundation has diet and exercise resources, a worldwide support system, a guide for navigating Parkinson’s, advice on how to build a care team, webinars, and much more. There is exciting research being done and participants are welcome.  There is research for medication and treatment in the pipeline with promising studies for the future.

To become involved and to learn about Parkinson’s disease, visit michaeljfox.org

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catheerineroberta
catheerineroberta
1 month ago

I was diagnosed 2011. i was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease. My symptoms progressed quickly. Soon i was having difficulty breathing, swallowing and even walking short distances. With the help of Health Herbs Clinic natural herbs I have been able to reverse my symptoms using diet, herbs, which i feel has made the most difference. The Parkinson’s natural formula immensely helped my condition, it reversed my Parkinson’s. my slurred speech, then the tremors, and mobility gradually disappeared, even my handwriting is getting better visit their website at healthherbsclinic . com people are suffering from this horrible disease due to lack of information.  

Caesardog
Caesardog
2 months ago

Michael J. Fox has really given back to the community. He deserves the award.

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