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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 2016
Dollars Raised by The Parkinson Council in the Past 10 Years

LATEST NEWS

30
Jun
Celebrating 10 Years at the Flip Flop Walk in Avalon!

Summer is in full swing! Join us on Saturday, July 15 “down the shore” as we celebrate the 10th Annual Avalon Flip Flop Walk! Show your support for local families as they “Flip Flop” to raise $25,000 (and awareness) for Parkinson’s disease research, education, and quality of life programs. Thank you to the entire Avalon […]

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08
May
Parkinson’s Care-Partners: Share Your Wisdom

The Parkinson Council, in collaboration with SOWN and Penn Medicine, is thrilled to announce that the Care-Partners Telephone Support Group will start in May 2017. This free 8-week dynamic workshop series offers care-partners mutual support, stress-reducing techniques, and shared experiences and expertise. The series, led by a SOWN professional, will meet by phone, making the workshops […]

Posted in: Events, In the News,
22
Feb
Young Philanthropist Profile: Kaitlyn Gammon

Kaitlyn Gammon had an idea. She wanted to do something in memory of her late grandfather, who lived with Parkinson’s disease for 17 years.  Even though she and her family have participated in A Walk to Stamp Out Parkinson’s for the last five years as members of Team Porter-Tuck, she wanted to do more. With an […]

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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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