Community Resources

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  • Parkinson & Movement Disorder Alliance
    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. 
  • American Parkinson Disease Association: Virtual Parkinson Education Program
    “Unfreeze Your Gait: Tips and Strategies to Use at Home

    Join us to hear Rachel Lehman OTR/L, CLT, LSVT Big Certified Therapist discuss what causes Freezing of Gait and offers strategies to use at home. The presentation will be followed by a Live Q&A.

    Wednesday, April 21 at 11am ET, 10am CT
    Register at:
  • “Living an Active Life with Parkinson’s Disease” Virtual Conference – The Parkinson Education & Support Program of Central New York

Living an Active Life with Parkinson’s Disease Conference (

Previously this conference was held in person for people with Parkinson’s disease in Central New York. Given gathering restrictions we decided to bring together a virtual conference rather than cancel the event. Below is a link to this year’s virtual conference website.  This free conference website ( is up now and will be available until September 2021.  You can visit the site any day at any time and as often as you would like.

Presenters this year include:
Dr. Ray Dorsey
Dr. Neal Hermanowics
Dr. Tinatin Chabrashvili
Chaya Charles, RD
Jill Weldum, LMFT

The conference website also includes a Movement Breaks section and Exhibitor Resource Gallery. 

  • The Brian Grant Foundation

April – Parkinson’s Awareness Month:
Mondays in April – Motivational Mondays with Jimmy Choi,
15-min workouts every Monday posted on social and on our website

Tuesday, April 13, 12 pm – Expert Q&A: Building Your Care Team with Dr. Suketu M. Khandhar

May – Shake It Till We Make It Online Gala and National Mental Health Month
Saturday, May 1, 8:30 am – Free virtual Mental Health and Parkinson’s Conference featuring mental health and PD, mindfulness and yoga

Tuesday, May 11, 12 pm – Expert Q&A: Working with Parkinson’s with vocational rehabilitation counselors from Shirley Ryan AbilityLab at Northwestern

Wednesday, May 12, 6 pm – SHAKE IT TILL WE MAKE IT virtual gala and auction, Rebounding in 2021, An evening with Brian and friends

Register for any of these events by clicking here.

  • 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 Elisar Khawam at 216.844.2493.

  • 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

  • Boston Scientific Presents Advances in DBS for Parkinson’s Disease

Information on how to access the recording is listed below.

Click here to view recording.

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