Dollars in action.
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The Parkinson Council’s impact is measured in the number of lives touched. You can learn more about our current grants here. Investments made in the Greater Philadelphia region include:
Helping University of Delaware movement disorder specialists reach more people living with PD through telehealth.
Supporting scientific and clinical research at Penn and Jefferson that will improve Parkinson’s therapies.
Inspiring people with Parkinson’s to dance and sing, some for the first time.
Providing more individuals with therapy, education, and social supports.
Expanding access to home visits for people that need it.
Bringing painting, drawing, papermaking, pottery and sculpture lessons to people with Parkinson’s Disease via The Philadelphia Museum of Art.
Funding social workers for adult, children, and care partner support groups.
Reaching more people who have been traditionally under-served and under-resourced through community education.