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Step Forward 5K & Walk

Step Forward is more than just a walk. Join us for this family fun event and help change the lives of those with Parkinson's.
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Each of the support groups is unique, but all have a strong sense of community and fellowship.


Exercise is as important as medication for the management of Parkinson’s disease.


We are committed to providing the public with the most up-to-date PD information available.


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cases in Western Pennsylvania.
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People worldwide are living with Parkinson's Disease.
Appx. 3M in the US alone.
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of dopamine cells in the brain are lost by the time motor symptoms appear.

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  • Address: 575 Lincoln Avenue,
    Bellevue, PA 15202
  • Phone: 412-837-2542 - Office
The Parkinson Foundation Western Pennsylvania is the Pittsburgh region’s leading advocacy organization for Parkinson’s patients, their families and professional caregivers offering a variety of services related to Parkinson’s disease. Since 1995, the Parkinson’s community has relied on us for exercise, education and support programs as well as referrals to leading healthcare providers specializing in the treatment of Parkinson’s disease. The Parkinson Foundation Western Pennsylvania is fully funded through private donations.

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