Support for patients and their caregivers
Are you living with Parkinson’s disease or caring for someone who is? For patients and their families, there are many advocacy groups and websites offering information, resources and support. Here are a few of the organizations active in the Parkinson’s community:
The American Parkinson Disease Association (APDA) is the largest grassroots network dedicated to fighting Parkinson’s and supporting every person and every family impacted by Parkinson’s across the country. APDA offers services, provides education, and funds the promising research that brings us closer to discovering the cause and finding the cure.
PHONE: (800) 223-2732
The Davis Phinney Foundation is committed to supporting programs and research that deliver inspiration, information, and tools that will enable people living with Parkinson’s to take more control in managing their disease.
PHONE: (866) 358-0285
The Michael J. Fox Foundation is dedicated to finding a cure for Parkinson’s disease through an aggressively funded research agenda and to ensuring the development of improved therapies for those living with Parkinson’s today.
PHONE: (800) 708-7644
For over half a century, the National Parkinson Foundation (NPF) has focused on meeting the needs in the care and treatment of people with Parkinson’s disease. NPF’s mission is to improve the quality of care through research, education and outreach. Today, NPF has created a global network serving the needs of the Parkinson’s community.
PHONE: (800) 473-4636
The Parkinson’s Disease Foundation (PDF) is a leading national presence in Parkinson’s disease research, education and public advocacy. Since its founding in 1957, PDF has funded the work of leading scientists throughout the world and supported national education and advocacy initiatives.
PHONE: (800) 457-6676