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 2015
Dollars Raised by The Parkinson Council in the Past 10 Years

LATEST NEWS

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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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28
Mar
2016 Parkinson Golf Classic

On June 27, 2016, join us as we honor Grant Thornton, and it’s people for their commitment to diversity and inclusion.  This year’s Parkinson Golf Classic is held at two extraordinary golf courses – Whitemarsh Valley Country Club and Sunnybrook Golf Club. Click here to register as a Sponsor, Player, and Raffle Click here for the official 2016 […]

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23
Feb
Free Workshop Series for Care-Partners

We are thrilled to announce a collaborative effort by SOWN, Penn Medicine and The Parkinson Council to support Care-Partners by providing a free 8-week dynamic workshop series where care partners will offer mutual support, learn stress-reducing techniques, and share their experiences and expertise. The series, led by a SOWN professional, will meet by phone, making […]

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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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