Parkinson's Primer

The Parkinson Primer is a small-group seminar course and discussion. The program targets newly diagnosed individuals, their families and anyone desiring a greater understanding of…
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We always have something going on here at Parkinson Foundation Western Pennsylvania. Please check back here from time to time for the latest programs and…
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Each issue contains information on current research, opportunities for advocacy, tips on nutrition and exercise, and new sources of support and hope for people with…
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In the News

See how we are spreading the word about the latest developments in Parkinson’s disease research and community activity.
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Giving Tuesday

Join the global giving movement and help others in your community. Celebrate a special day of giving by donating to the Parkinson Foundation of Western…
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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.


The Parkinson Foundation Western Pennsylvania provides service, support and education for those living with Parkinson disease and their families and supports medical research to discover the cause and cure.



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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,
    Pittsburgh, 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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