Ayuda en español- Parkinson Foundation
American Academy of Neurology
Excellent free magazine Brain and Life Mailed or emailed, also en espanol . Also an excellent email newsletter where you can specify interest in Parkinson's information.
American Parkinson Disease Association
Provides outreach, support and education in the Western United States.
APDA Information + Referral Center At Stanford
Provides Parkinson's Disease patients, their families, friends, physicians, and other medical professionals with education, assistance, and resources to help understand and manage Parkinson's Disease and to improve the quality of life for both patient and caregiver.
Booklets available in many languages incl Spanish
Brian Grant Foundation
Established by Brian Grant, 12 year veteran of the NBA, after he was diagnosed with young-onset Parkinson's at the age of 36. The Foundation focuses on promoting wellness, exercise and nutrition to the Parkinson's community.
Brain Talk Communities
Neurology Support Groups (series of forums)
Brain and Life Magazine and website
Register for a free print magazine and en Espanol
Focus on Neurology and Disorders-How to live healthy, diet, exercise etc.
Page on Parkinson's Disease here
APDA Brain donation
Stanford Alzheimers and PD Brain donation
Parkinson Foundation What is PDBrain Donation?
NIH Brain and Tissue Repository
Gift of Hope article and donor enrollment packet
CA DMV Senior Guide for Safe Driving
Includes a Driver Skills Self-Assessment Questionnaire Call Senior Driver Ombudsman at 916-657-6464
California Phones for the Disabled
California Phones from the California Telephone Access Program makes it easier to stay connected. They offer free specialized phones that make it easier to hear, dial, and call. Over half a million Californians are already enjoying California Phones.
Family Caregiver Alliance
Great resource for Caregivers offering classes, webinairs, policy and advocacy. At Camp for Caring, Campers spend a weekend (Friday to Sunday) in a retreat setting while their caregivers can enjoy a 48-hour break from their caregiving responsibilities.
Coalition for Compassionate Care of CA
The Conversation Project -- End of Life
Society for Progressive Supernuclear Palsy
Davis Phinney Foundation
The Every Victory Counts® manual—and its companion website—is the gold standard resource to help you live well with Parkinson’s and achieve your personal wellness goals. Free online or Booklet(pay shipping cost)
*Worksheets for Dr. Visits, Dentists, Carepartners, Travel, newly diagnosed, medication logs, self-assessment, home safety lists and many more.
HollyRod Foundation For Help and Hope
HollyRod Compassionate Care enhances the quality of life for people with Parkinson's disease. This program provides care, services, and resource information to those who have little or no healthcare insurance and limited financial resources. Services provided through Holly Rod Compassionate Care may include: Assistance obtaining medications; Home safety assessments; Assistance obtaining treatments and therapies not covered by insurance; Assistance obtaining adaptive equipment; and Counseling services.
Legal Services of Northern California
Legal Services of Northern California serves 23 counties in Northern California with eight office locations in Sacramento, Auburn,
Chico, Eureka, Redding, Ukiah, Vallejo and Woodland.
We invite you to contact your local LSNC office for more information about our services available in your area.
Life Care Planning
Kaiser has produced a resource - open to anyone - for advance care planning. Kaiser calls this "life care planning," and has created a website devoted to reflecting on your values, selecting a health care agent, expressing your decisions, and sharing your wishes.
LSVT Global, Inc. pioneered the Lee Silverman Voice Treatments (LSVT LOUD® ; andLSVT BIG® ), innovative and clinically-proven methods for improving communication and movement in individuals with Parkinson disease with application to other neurological conditions.
Michael J Fox Foundation
A wealth of information on PD and related diseases. Also supports research and lobbying policymakers.
An Exercise and Movement Guide for Parkinson's Disease.
Movement Disorder Society
An international professional society invested in the research and care of patients with Movement Disorders, including Parkinson's disease.
National Institutes of Health
Information on medical conditions and clinical trials
Neurology Now Magazine
A bimonthly magazine for neurology patients, their families, and caregivers, the official publication of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN). Provides coverage of therapies based on the latest developments in laboratory research and clinical trials. Subscriptions are free to patients.
Northstate Therapy Choir
Led by Board Certified Music Therapists, this choir for individuals with Parkinson's Disease, their families and/or caregivers uses neurologic music therapy techniques to address Parkinsonism.
Fall Semester runs Aug 31st - Dec 22nd 2020
Spring Semester runs Jan 11th - May 10th 2021
For more information or to sign up email firstname.lastname@example.org
Northwest Parkinson's Foundation
A dynamic Parkinson's support organization serving the greater Northwest.
Parkinson's Disease Foundation
The Parkinson's Disease Foundation (PDF) is a leading national presence in Parkinson's disease research, education and public advocacy
Partnership For Prescription Assistance
The mission of the Partnership for Prescription Assistance Program is to increase awareness of patient assistance programs and boost enrollment of those who are eligible. The Partnership for Prescription Assistance offers a single point of access to more than 475 public and private patient assistance programs, including more than 180 programs offered by pharmaceutical companies.
Partners In Parkinson's
A recently launched program through the Michael J. Fox Foundation allowing information to be customized for your location.
Parkinson and Movement Disorder Alliance
The PMD Alliance suite of in-person workshops and events won’t just keep you informed and get you moving. They’ll help you build practical skills to employ every day and make connections in ways lively and unexpected.
Neuro Life Online® puts you in touch—in real-time—with a community of experts and movement disorder allies. Wherever you live, through interactive access, we address everyday strategies and the potential of the whole person to live, move and thrive.
Placer Protects - Placer County DA's office services for Seniors
To ensure the safety and protection of the county’s senior citizens, the Placer County District Attorney’s office established Placer County PROTECT, a multi-disciplinary task force team dedicated to elder abuse investigations, victim support and community awareness. PROTECT stands for providing resources and outreach to elderly citizens together. This team is composed of the District Attorney’s Office, victim services, adult protective services, local law enforcement agencies, nonprofit organizations and community representatives.
Caregiver Theft video
Rock Steady Boxing
Rock Steady Boxing is a one-of-a-kind, Indianapolis-based nonprofit gym founded in 2006 to provide a uniquely effective form of physical exercise to people who are living with Parkinson’s. Though it may seem surprising, this non-contact, boxing-inspired fitness routine is proving to dramatically improve the ability of people with Parkinson’s to live independent lives.
This comprehensive, internet-based resource is for the elderly and people with disabilities, as well as their caregivers and service providers.
Shaky Hands - A Kid's Guide To Parkinson's Disease
by Dr. Soania Mathur Dr Soania Mathur, Keynote speaker at PANC 2020 conference, has young onset PwP and is a medical doctor.
Millions of people worldwide have Parkinson's disease. But it doesn't just affect those with the diagnosis, it impacts whole family units, including our children. When a child learns that a loved one has Parkinson's disease, it can be a frightening time for them because they don't understand what a diagnosis such as this actually means. This book hopes to address the questions that may naturally arise. What is Parkinson's disease? How does it feel to have Parkinson's? How is it treated? How do I deal with all the feelings I have as I see the one I love change? What can I do to help? Reading the information contained and encouraging open dialogue, will help children cope with a loved one's journey with Parkinson's.
Shaky Paws Grampa book
Shaky Paws Grampa (SPG) is Kirk Hall, a nationally and internationally recognized Parkinson's Disease authority, speaker and advocate. His books are on the recommended reading lists for the Parkinson Disease Foundation (NPF), Michael J. Fox Foundation (MJFF), Lewy Body Dementia Association (LBDA), and Viartis. His blog contains 90+ articles and has been visited by readers from 60+ countries around the world. (Blog offline 2/26/20)
Shining Care-Healthy Aging Symposium
Social Security Disability
The Social Security and Disability Resource Center website provides answers to questions concerning how to apply for disability, how to appeal a claim in the event of a denial, how to navigate the federal system, and how to avoid certain mistakes that are commonly made by applicants filing for either SSD (social security disability) or SSI (supplemental security income)
Parkinson's Disease Society of U.K.
UC San Fran PD Clinic & Research Center
Web MD Health
Worldwide Education for Movement Disorders
World Parkinson Congress
The World Parkinson Congress Inc. is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing an international forum for the latest scientific discoveries, medical practices and caregiver initiatives related to Parkinson's disease. By bringing physicians, scientists, allied health professionals, caregivers and people with Parkinson's disease together, we hope to create a worldwide dialogue that will help expedite the discovery of a cure and best treatment practices for this devastating disease.
Ayuda en español- Parkinson Foundation
Resources for Prescription Assistance
MEDLine plus Health Information
A service of the National Library of Medicine. A site that lists current trials for Parkinson's Disease and how you can enroll in them.
The mission of NeedyMeds has been to make information about assistance programs available to low-income patients and their advocates at no cost. Databases such as Patient Assistance Programs and Disease-Based Assistance, government programs and other types of assistance programs are the crux of the free information we offer online.
Pfizer Helpful Answers
Pfizer Helpful Answers offers patient assistance programs to people without prescription coverage. These programs provide: Savings on Pfizer medicines, regardless of age or income; or free Pfizer medicines for people with limited incomes who qualify.
Assist offers a comprehensive database of pharmaceutical companies' patient assistance programs which provide free medications to people who cannot afford to buy their medicine. RxAssist also provides practical tools, news and articles so that health care professionals and patients can find the information that they need. All in one place.