Parkinson's Organizations and Foundations
There are so many great organizations and foundations advancing research and providing information and support for Parkinson's patients. The key to understanding a disease is learning more about it. You are encouraged to click on these links to see what is available (e.g., newsletters, clinical trials, practical tips for living with Parkinson's, etc.). Tremendous information is at your fingertips thanks to the World Wide Web.
- Michael J. Fox Foundation - 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. Click here for archived webinars!
National Parkinson's Foundation - The Parkinson's Foundation makes life better for people with Parkinson’s disease by improving care and advancing research toward a cure. In everything we do, we build on the energy, experience and passion of our global Parkinson's community.
- Parkinson’s Foundation Greater Texas Chapter - Serves Texas, Oklahoma and Arkansas. Follow this local chapter facebook page for info on Moving Day walks, educational events, inspirational stories from your community, ways to get involved, and more!
Davis Phinney Foundation - We help people with Parkinson's live well today. We provide essential information, practical tools and inspiration to people living with Parkinson's. We fund early-phase, innovative research that focuses on exercise, speech, movement and other factors that affect quality of life. Click here for archived webinars!
Parkinson's & Movement Disorder Alliance - The Parkinson & Movement Disorder Alliance is an independent, national non-profit organization that provides opportunities for people impacted by Parkinson’s and other movement disorders to learn, live life more fully, and connect with others. PMD Alliance reaches across all communities and partners with many organizations, institutions, and movement disorder specialists. We seek to address the needs of the people we serve by providing innovative solutions that inform, inspire and empower. These include experiential opportunities, educational programs, and growth-oriented social interactions. You can sign up for their emails: https://www.pmdalliance.org/recently-diagnosed/
American Parkinson Disease Assn (APDA) - The American Parkinson Disease Association (APDA) is the largest grassroots network dedicated to fighting Parkinson’s disease (PD) and works tirelessly to help the approximately one million with PD in the United States live life to the fullest in the face of this chronic, neurological disorder.
Parkinson's News Today is a news and information website about Parkinson's Disease!
Parkinson's Research Foundation - The Parkinson Research Foundation (PRF) is a federally recognized 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that funds Parkinson research, education, advocacy and free services living with Parkinson disease.
ParkinsonsDisease.net empowers patients and caregivers to take control of Parkinson's disease by providing a platform to learn, educate, and connect with peers and healthcare professionals.
MyParkinsonsTeam is a free social network to get the emotional support you need from others like you and gain practical advice and insights on managing treatment or therapies for Parkinson's disease
PD WISE is a hub for sharing personal stories, experiences, and wisdom gained from living with Parkinson’s. PD WISE aims to encourage these connections and opportunities for learning.
Challenging PD - Kyowa Kirin is committed to providing the Parkinson's community with information and support to help manage this disease.
Parkinsons Lifestyle Management is a site that specializes in providing authoritative, experienced practical ideas and concepts for how to handle the many day to day challenges faced by Parkinson's patients.
The World Parkinson Coalition Inc® is open to all legal nonprofit organizations that are serving the Parkinson’s community in some capacity. Provides a list of “world-wide” Parkinson’s Support Groups!
Central Texas Advocates for Parkinson's mission is to provide outreach and education programs being specifically designed for those with Parkinson's disease and other movement disorders. Our goal is to establish, expand our reach, and continue to raise funds to provide free or reduced-cost wellness programs for Parkinson's patients and their caregivers in the Central Texas area.