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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 […]
When we received a call from Zumbathon instructor Lori Fitzgibbons that she wanted to do something for a student whose husband is living with Parkinson’s, we said, “let’s do it!” Lori knows the challenges faced by people with Parkinson’s and the importance of movement. And, she wanted to “give back.” That’s why 100% of proceeds […]
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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