Click here for a list of assisted and independent living resources.
Improve your motor & non-motor symptoms with InMotion’s program
Click here for a printable PDF.
Parkinson’s Foundation’s exercise recommendations
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How to Share a Diagnosis with Friends and Family
Click here to read this article published by Brain&Life.
Occupational Therapy Tip Sheets
Click here to access occupational therapy tip sheets that were created by CSU occupational therapy student Ashley Adamczewski.
Parkinson Education Program (PEP)
Parkinson Education Program (PEP) offers monthly meetings with speakers, focused on the topic of Parkinson’s disease. PEP sends out a monthly newsletter as well. You can find them on Facebook.
BEYOND PD 201 is a free, online, and peer-led Zoom support group intended for InMotion clients who have taken PD 101 and 201 classes at InMotion, but all people with PD, their care partners and families are welcome. The group is facilitated by fellow InMotion clients, and meets on Tuesday evenings at 5:30 (EST) on Zoom, with an expert speaker once a month. Please contact: James Juknialis (216-486-3597, [email protected]) or Sharon Shaffer (216-225-3439, [email protected]) for further information and the Zoom link to the group.
The Ohio Parkinson Foundation Northeast Region (OPFNE) is a 501 3(c) non-profit organization committed to improving the quality of life for those affected by Parkinson’s Disease (PD) This local foundation offers an annual free educational symposium, supports the efforts of many charitable organizations involved in the development of wellness programming for Parkinson community, and provides funding for local PD research. The Foundation also maintains contact and general information for the Parkinson Support Groups in the 16 counties that it serves and operates a website featuring listing for all local events; exercise, dance, and boxing classes; local and national resources for information, and services in NE Ohio. Visit their website at https://www.ohparkinson.com/
Cleveland Clinic’s Parkinson’s Disease Program is designated a Center of Excellence by the Parkinson’s Foundation, exemplifying the standard of care for Parkinson’s disease management. Individuals with Parkinson’s disease benefit from the comprehensive, integrated approach to patient care provided by our multidisciplinary team of experts which includes medical and surgical subspecialists; physical, speech and occupational therapists; and behavioral health specialists.
The Cleveland Clinic VIA website lists many of our actively enrolling clinical trials across the institution. You can filter studies by location, institute, etc., or search by specific health conditions, such as Parkinson’s disease. CLICK HERE for more information.
Great Lakes NeuroTechnologies Offers Smartwatch App to Measure Parkinson’s Symptoms
The KinesiaU™ motor assessment system is a prescription app for individuals to measure their Parkinson’s disease symptoms using an Apple or Android smartphone and smartwatch. The collected information can help patients and clinicians make better care decisions and identify therapies and activities to improve their symptoms. For more information and to view a product video visit www.KinesiaU.com.
Click here to view upcoming webinars and events.
Provides tools to improve the lives of people with Parkinson’s. Through exercise, nutrition and a supportive community, the foundation strives to help people manage symptoms, maintain overall health and prevent other serious illnesses.
Provides helpful resources related to Parkinson’s disease, including the “Every Victory Counts” manual.
Click here to view a recording of the Davis Phinney Foundation’s Women and Parkinson’s webinar.
Click here to view a recording of the Davis Phinney Foundation’s Men and Parkinson’s webinar.
Parkinson & Movement Disorder Alliance is an independent, national nonprofit dedicated to help people impacted by movement disorders to learn, live more fully and spark meaningful connections around them.
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. To view upcoming webinars and events, visit www.parkinson.org.
- Clinical Research Study for Volunteers with Parkinson’s Disease – University Hospitals Neurological Institute & Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. For more information, please contact Ashley Hawkins at 216-844-1800 or [email protected].
- PRISM Early-Stage Parkinson’s Research Study. For more information about this study or to see if you prequalify, call 888-497-4890 or visit PrismPDStudy.com.
Resources for Financial & Other Forms of Assistance
Meals on Wheels for Homebound: Please call 216.738.7245
Senior Transportation Connection
216.831.8600 ext. 5700
855.464.6872 ext. 68740
Provide A Ride
Twinsburg Senior Transportation
Call for availability: 216.225.7103
Sandy’s Driving Service – Sandy Seidel
Weekly or hourly by appointment
Home: 440.461.7234 Cell: 216.389.0934