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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 2017
Dollars Re-invested in the Region by The Parkinson Council Since 2010

LATEST NEWS

12
Jun
Join us “down the shore” for the 11th Annual Flip Flop Walk in Avalon!

Kick off your summer “down the shore” to help us celebrate the 11th Annual Flip Flop Walk in Avalon! Show your support for local families as they “flip and flop” to raise $27,000 and awareness in support of   research, education, and quality of life programs for people with Parkinson’s and their families. Registration is […]

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01
May
Creative Young Philanthropists: Pots for Parkinson’s!

This is what #philanthropylookslike!  During April’s National Parkinson’s Disease Awarness Month, Renaissance Academy Student Action Committee sponsored Pots for Parkinson’s to bring awareness and raise funds for The Parkinson Council. A loved teacher, Marilyn Thomas, was diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease three years ago. In her honor and all those affected by this disease, Renaissance Academy would […]

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24
Apr
Philadelphia Museum of Art Workshops – May 2018

Workshop by the Philadelphia Museum of Art Accessible Programs for People with Parkinson’s Disease and their Care Partners “Masters in disguise”  Modern Times Workshop We’ll start off our workshop in the studio, where participants will choose a small section of a mystery museum masterpiece to use as a basis in creating their own work of […]

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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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