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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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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

27
Sep
Philadelphia Museum of Art Workshops – October 2018

Workshop by the Philadelphia Museum of Art Accessible Programs for People with Parkinson’s Disease and their Care Partners “Patterned Play” Creating Your Own Fashion Statement Workshop In the studio we will create patterned silk scarves based on what we saw in the exhibitions. We will leave this class with a further understanding of Shibori pattern […]

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21
Sep
Don’t Miss Our Morning of Movement on September 30th!

The Parkinson Council is pleased to partner with The Stone Family to kick-off this inaugural event designed for people with Parkinson’s and their families. Sunday September 30th The Merion Tribute House. 625 Hazelhurst Avenue Merion Station, PA 19066 11:00 am – 1:15 pm Demonstrations include Rock Steady Boxing, Yoga, and Dance for PD.Participants will be […]

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04
Sep
Former PA Governor Rendell to help “Stamp Out Parkinson’s”

September 4, 2018 Former Pennsylvania Governor Edward Rendell to join The Parkinson Council’s 17thAnnual Walk Bala Cynwyd, PA— September 4, 2018— The Parkinson Council is proud to announce that former Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell will join their 17thAnnual Walk to Stamp Out Parkinson’s on Saturday, October 13that the Philadelphia Zoo. Governor Rendell announced his diagnosis […]

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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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