Your Local Partner In The Movement Against Parkinson’s Disease

Welcome to The Parkinson Council

How Can We Help You?

We will help you get inspired and get going – one step at a time. Why not start right now?

LIVING WITH PARKINSON'S

We will help you get inspired and get going – one step at a time. Why not start right now?
When someone close to you has Parkinson’s, your life changes. Here’s how you can help them.

CARE PARTNERS

When someone close to you has Parkinson’s, your life changes. Here’s how you can help them.
We’ve got your back, and want to support you and those you care about.  How can we help?

GRANTEE

We’ve got your back, and want to support you and those you care about. How can we help?
Treating patients with Parkinson’s is a long journey. But thanks to research, it’s a more hopeful one.

HEALTHCARE PRO

Treating patients with Parkinson’s is a long journey. But thanks to research, it’s a more hopeful one.
At Penn, scientists are doing breakthrough research. At the Rock Steady Boxing, people with Parkinson’s are fighting back. This is why we get up in the morning.

COMMUNITY PARTNER

At Penn, scientists are doing breakthrough research. At the Rock Steady Boxing, people with Parkinson’s are fighting back. This is why we get up in the morning.
Stay up to date with The Parkinson Council events,
latest news, Parkinson resources, and much more.

FOLLOW TPC ON SOCIAL

Stay up to date with The Parkinson Council events, latest news, Parkinson resources, and much more.
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.

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.
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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.

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.
What-Is-Parkinsons2019

THE PARKINSON COUNCIL BY THE NUMBERS

Here is a snapshot of our impact in the Greater Philadelphia region.

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PROGRAMS SUPPORTED FOR PATIENTS AND CARE PARTNERS IN THE GREATER PHILADELPHIA REGION

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PARTICIPANTS AT THE PARKINSON COUNCIL EVENTS IN 2018

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DOLLARS RE-INVESTED IN THE REGION BY THE PARKINSON COUNCIL SINCE 2010

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… 

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 …

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”…

Feeling the local love.

Judi Guinan’s husband Tom was diagnosed with Parkinson’s more than 11 years ago. “We were so overwhelmed. With a progressive disease…