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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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

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05
Dec
Free Fall Prevention “Lunch and Learn” at the Abington Y

Friday, December 16, 2016, 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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20
Jun
Celebrating 15 Years!

This year, “A Walk to Stamp Out Parkinson’s” is celebrating 15 years on Saturday, October 8, 2016.  From start to finish, A Walk to Stamp Out Parkinson’s is all about community. We are inspired by stories of individuals who come together each year to support loved ones, friends, neighbors, and colleagues as they fight Parkinson’s disease. The […]

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17
May
Rock Steady Boxing is Here!

The Parkinson Council, in collaboration with Rock Steady Boxing and Joltin’ Jabs, is pleased to announce an expansion of Rock Steady Boxing in Manayunk! Interested in signing up? Click here to find out how and when classes are offered! And, if you missed the story by 6abc Health Reporter Ali Gorman about the expansion of Rock Steady Boxing, you can check out the […]

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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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