The Parkinson Association provides extensive information about the disease through designated online resources for patients and caregivers, testimonials, medication information, caregiver resources and interactive social media outlets including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram communications.
The Parkinson Association offers in-home visits from a licensed clinical social worker to ensure patients are receiving comprehensive treatment and care. In-home evaluations are individualized to meet the needs of each patient and their healthcare providers. Call 303-861-1810 or email Cari Friedman.
The Parkinson Association offers 50+ support groups serving communities throughout Colorado including Care Partner specific groups, young onset and recently diagnosed groups. Each support group strives to deliver an environment of understanding and acceptance to those living with Parkinson’s.
The Parkinson Association offers exercise classes for individuals living with Parkinson’s including dance, singing, general exercise, circuit training, non-contact boxing, yoga and more. Studies indicate that exercise slows the progression of Parkinson’s disease eases the related symptoms.
The Parkinson Association organizes educational seminars and annual conferences facilitated by experts in the Parkinson’s field to provide valuable information for people living with Parkinson’s and caregivers.
Equipment Loan Program
The Parkinson Association has more than 100 walkers and transfer chairs in its equipment loan program. This valuable program allows individuals to borrow equipment for four months to ensure it meets their needs before making an expensive purchase.
The Parkinson Association’s information and referral helpline is available to answer immediate questions concerning the many aspects of Parkinson’s. The helpline is staffed by a licensed clinical social worker and is an accessible resource for patients and caregivers.