Improve your motor & non-motor symptoms with InMotion’s program
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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.
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. Click here to download their latest newsletter, full of helpful information. You can also 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.
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/
Abbott is leading change in the field of neuromodulation with innovations that improve real-world outcomes. Our Infinity™ Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) System sends mild pulses of electricity to the brain, alleviating the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease. The Infinity™ DBS System is proven to provide patients with personalized, wireless, and upgradeable DBS therapy with first-of-its-kind NeuroSphere™ Virtual Clinic, giving people with Parkinson’s disease the flexibility and comfort of receiving care anywhere through a virtual visit to simplify therapy management, restore control, and improve movement.
Learn more about our commitment to advancing DBS therapy.
Click here to view videos on how Abbott Neuromodulation is helping people with Parkinson’s disease reclaim control with DBS therapy.
At AbbVie, we invest in neuroscience research that identifies opportunities to help people who live with neurological disorders. We are advancing research and providing treatments across many neurological disorders including Parkinson’s Disease and other central nervous disorders. For more information visit www.Duopa.com.
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 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.
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
Cash Assistance: Ohio Works First
Catholic Charities: Diocese of Cleveland
City of Cleveland: Financial Assistance
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
Healthy Cleveland Meal Resources
Meals on Wheels for Homebound: Please call 216.738.7245