LIVING WITH PARKINSON'S

We’ll help you get inspired and get going – one step at a time. Why not now?

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CARE PARTNERS

When someone close to you has Parkinson’s, your life changes. Here’s how you can help them.

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GRANTEE

We’ve got your back, and want to support you and those you care about.  How can we help?

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HEALTHCARE PRO

Treating patients with Parkinson’s is a long journey. But thanks to research, it’s a more hopeful one.

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COMMUNITY PARTNER

At Penn, scientists are doing breakthrough research. At the Y, PD patients are doing the rumba. This is why we get up in the morning.

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FIND THE PARKINSON COUNCIL PROGRAMS NEAR YOU

There’s a class or support group near you. A chance to feel better, make friends, and share good times. So don’t be shy.

THE PARKINSON COUNCIL BY THE NUMBERS

Here is a snapshot of our impact in the Greater Philadelphia region.

Programs supported for Patients and Care Partners in the Greater Philadelphia Region
Participants at The Parkinson Council Events in 2016
Dollars Raised by The Parkinson Council in the Past 10 Years

LATEST NEWS

30
Jan
Philadelphia Museum of Art Workshops – March 2017

Tour Participants will tour the museum galleries to learn about the rich symbolism of hands in art, including different styles and techniques artists used to render hands throughout various time periods and cultures. Workshop Artists see drawing hands as one of the most difficult challenges. In the studio, the instructor will demystify the process and […]

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30
Jan
June 26, 2017 Parkinson Golf Classic – Save the Date!

On Monday, June 26, 2017, join us for our 18th annual Parkinson Golf Classic held at the Huntingdon Valley Golf Club. Participants will enjoy a day of incredible golf, good food for a great cause. Funds raised at this event are reinvested back in our community to support scientific research, education, and quality of life […]

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05
Dec
Free Fall Prevention “Lunch and Learn”: NEW DATE AND LOCATION!

Friday, March 24, 2017, 12 pm to 1:30 pm Have you had a fall or near fall in the past year? Are you afraid of falling? Do you use the walls and furniture around you to steady yourself? If you answered YES to any of these questions you are at risk to fall. Come join us for […]

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PARKINSON'S STORIES

It’s true. Attitude is everything.

Before Parkinson’s, Melissa “Missy” Eppleman was an athlete and elementary school PE teacher. She’s still active, just in a different sort of way… 

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The art of living well with PD.

Marissa Clark is the Accessible Programs Coordinator at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. She runs programs for people with disabilities …

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Radio DJ and world’s raddest dad!

Nicole Michalik is a social media expert and that voice you’ve heard on Q102, Mix 106 and B104. She lives in Philadelphia. John “Chet”…

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