Resources

Resources for Financial & Other Forms of Assistance

Transportation Resources

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

Click here for a printable PDF.


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

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.


American Parkinson Disease Association
Medications To Be Avoided or Used with Caution in PD


Support for Dementia Care Givers

https://www.memorycare.com/support-for-dementia-caregivers/


Ohio Parkinson Northeast Region (OPFNE)

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/


Acorda Therapeutics

Acorda Therapeutics is a biopharmaceutical company that markets two products, including INBRIJA® (levodopa inhalation powder). www.acorda.com  and www.inbrija.com.


Cleveland Clinic Center for Neurological Restoration

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

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.


Brian Grant Foundation

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.


The Davis Phinney Foundation for Parkinson’s

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

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. 


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. To view upcoming webinars and events, visit www.parkinson.org.


Research studies

  • 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 and Support for Older Adults Living Alone: A Comprehensive Guide (2023)

Published by the National Council on Aging.


Resources for Financial & Other Forms of Assistance

Cash Assistance: Ohio Works First

Catholic Charities: Diocese of Cleveland

City of Cleveland: Financial Assistance

Famicos Foundation

Ohio, GrantWatch: Financial Assistance Grants

Cuyahoga County Veterans Service Commission

Legal Aid Society of Cleveland: Gas, Electric, Water, or Telephone Service

Emergency Rental Assistance: Cuyahoga County

Rental Counseling & Assistance: Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging

Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP)

HFLA of Northeast Ohio (Interest Free Loans)

Jewish Family Services Association

Community Partnership on Aging

Greater Cleveland Food Bank

Healthy Cleveland Meal Resources

Meals on Wheels for Homebound: Please call 216.738.7245


Transportation Resources

Cuyahoga County Community Resource & Transportation Guide

Senior Transportation Connection
216.265.1489

Lyft

Uber

Orange Recreation
216.831.8600 ext. 5700

Beachwood Recreation
216.292.1970

GoGo Grandparent
855.464.6872 ext. 68740

Abner’s Assistants
330.559.4422

Provide A Ride
216.475.1001

Beachwood Transportation
216.800.6565

Twinsburg Senior Transportation
330.963.8722

Bruce Perlmuter
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

TLC Mobility Transport Services
Howard Sahli, Jr. – Driver/Care Companion
216.956.3996
[email protected]