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Recommended PD Educational Resources:

Parkinson’s Disease Foundation (PDF) - New York, N.Y., (212) 923-4700​

pdf.org

Extensive P.D. Educational Resource via: publications, newsletters, occasional symposiums, PD Briefings (phone, computer, 1-hour, live and archived)

 

American Parkinson Disease Association (APDA) - Staten Island, N.Y., (800) 223-2732​

apdaparkinson.org

Strong P.D. Education Resource via: publications, newsletters, DVD, topic-specific educational supplements

 

Davis Phinney Foundation (DPF) - Boulder, CO, (866) 358-0285​

davisphinneyfoundation.org

Promotes improved quality of life therapies via: publications, exercise DVD, ‘Victory Summit’ symposiums

 

Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research (MJFF) - New York, N.Y., (800) 708-7644​

michaeljfox.org

Focus in Funding Research/Getting Benefits to Mark; Communicates via: newsletters, Webinars (phone/computer, 1-hour), ‘Partners in Parkinson’s’ Sessions

 

The Care Partner Summit 

Parkinson.org/Summit or call 1-800-4PD-INFO

 

Victory Summit Events

Davis Phinney Foundation for Parkinson's - Every Victory Counts Manual

DPF.org or call 1-866-358-0285

Nursing Home Neglect

Nursing Home Abuse Justice

https://www.nursinghomeabuse.org/nursing-home-neglect/

Transportation Issues?

Check out these services to help you get around.

Comfort Keepers 

Transportation to grocery store, doctor's visits, social gatherings, museums and more.

(864) 641-4274 

https://www.comfortkeepers.com/offices/south-carolina/greenville/care-services/in-homecare/senior-transportation 

 

Greenville Transportation Authority/Greenlink 

Public transportation with paratransit services available.

(864) 467-5000 

https://www.greenvillesc.gov/151/Greenlink-Transit 

 

Senior Action 

Non-emergency transportation to medical appointments.

(864) 467-3660 

https://www.senioraction.org/welcome/programs/outreach/ 

 

SENIOR Solutions 

Pick-up and drop-off service via van.

(864) 225-3370 

https://www.upstateseniors.org/transportation 

GOOD NUTRITION INFORMATION

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Video about genetic testing for

people with Parkinson's.

Have a Parkinson's Specialist as your coach and guide!

See how Leslie Wise, Physical Therapist, can help you. SEE DETAILS HERE.

GAPS Finds a Way to Make Lemonade Out of a Lemon

It’s hard to find something positive to say about the COVID-19 pandemic, but, for the Greenville Area Parkinson Society, there has been somewhat of an upside.

Resources

2021 Annual Report
About Parkinson's Disease and the 10 Early Signs of PD
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