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SERVICES & PROGRAMS

  • SUPPORT & SOCIAL
    Each of the support groups is unique, but all have a strong sense of community and fellowship.
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  • EXERCISE & LIFESTYLE
    Exercise is as important as medication for the management of Parkinson’s disease.
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  • EDUCATION & ANSWERS
    We are committed to providing the public with the most up-to-date PD information available.
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PARKINSON'S BY THE NUMBERS


  • Est. 12,000
    cases in Western Pennsylvania.

  • apx. 10,000,000
    People worldwide are living with Parkinson's Disease.
    Appx. 3M in the US alone.

  • 60% - 80%
    of dopamine cells in the brain are lost by the time motor symptoms appear.

Source: www.consumerhealthdigest.com