American Parkinson Disease Association
Provides outreach, support and education in the Western United States.
Brain Talk Communities
Neurology Support Groups (series of forums)
Brain 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.
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
Coalition for Compassionate Care of CA
The Conversation Project -- End of Life
Society for Progressive Supernuclear Palsy
Davis Phinney Foundation
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 HollyRod 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.
Lewy Body Dementia Association
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.
Movement Disorder Society
An international professional society invested in the research and care of patients with Movement Disorders, including Parkinson's disease.
Northwest Parkinson's Foundation
A dynamic Parkinson's support organization serving the greater northwest.
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.
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's Institute In Sunnyvale
This comprehensive, internet-based resource is for the elderly and people with disabilities, as well as their caregivers and service providers.
Shaky Paws Grampa
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.
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.
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.