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Since 1995, Parkinson Foundation Western Pennsylvania has served to enrich and engage, educate and empower individuals and their families during this challenging, overwhelming and often isolating period. PFWPA is your resource for information, programs, support and connection in Western PA. The organization continues to build and maintain a network of resources connecting those impacted by Parkinson’s disease to local resources in their area. The information shared is specific to the individual’s challenges they are facing.

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LIVE YOUR BEST LIFE

Receiving a Parkinson’s Disease diagnosis can be overwhelming, but you are not alone. PFWPA is a clearinghouse for current, well vetted information and materials on the disease allowing families to make informed decisions.

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BECOME INVOLVED

There is power in community and there are so many ways to become involved in our region’s Parkinson’s resources. Connect and form new friendships with others who share in your journey offering insight on how to live with Parkinson’s.

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ABOUT

For decades PFWPA continues to keep thousands of individuals with Parkinson’s, their families, and allied professionals informed about the disease. We stay abreast of current news and advances in Parkinson’s disease care and treatment.

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PWR! Plus

Live Online Zoom Meeting PA

Presented by Encompass Health Harmarville Instructors: Casey Rodak and Valerie Bucek Join this unique class which will include 30 minutes of […]

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Parkinson’s Stretch

Live Online Zoom Meeting PA

Instructor: Chris Steinmetz Stretching helps you fight the muscle rigidity that comes with PD. It also helps your muscles and joints stay flexible. People […]

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T’ai Chi for Parkinson’s

ZOOM CALL PA

Instructor: Susan Cruz One of the best forms of exercise for Parkinson’s is the ancient Chinese art, T’ai Chi for the […]

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Delay The Disease with Jeannine Hartman

Live Online Zoom Meeting PA

Instructor: Jeannine Hartman CPT, ACE Delay the Disease™ is a fitness program designed to empower people with Parkinson’s disease (PD) by targeting […]

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Yoga For All with Jen

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Instructor: Jen Stratakis In this yoga class, you can expect to work on flexibility and balance, as well as breath awareness […]

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PD On The Move

Live Online Zoom Meeting PA

Instructor: Alexander Tressor   PDontheMove workout classes have been created to help people with Parkinson’s reclaim lost or compromised abilities. Each […]

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PWR! Plus

Live Online Zoom Meeting PA

Presented by Encompass Health Harmarville Instructors: Casey Rodak and Valerie Bucek Join this unique class which will include 30 minutes of […]

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Westmoreland County/Greensburg Support Group

Good Shepherd Lutheran Church 501 Fairfield Drive, Greensburg, PA

Join the Westmoreland County Support Group for open discussion and topic-specific presentations every month. This group meets on the second Tuesday […]

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Women’s Support Group North

NorthBridge Community Church 216 Mystic Pine Trail, Cranberry Twp, PA

The Women's Support Group North meets on the 2nd Wednesday of Each Month at 10:00 am. This group is only open […]

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South Hills Movers & Shakers Support Group

Westminster Presbyterian Church 2040 Washington Rd, Upper St. Clair, PA

The South Hills Movers & Shakers Support Group is for anyone with Parkinson's and their loved ones in the South Hills […]

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DuBois Support Group

Parkside Community Center 120 West Park Avenue, DuBois, PA

Join the DuBois Support Group on the second Wednesday of each month at 1:30pm. The location is Parkside Community Center. The […]

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New Castle Support Group

St. John's Lutheran Church 2601 Highland Avenue, New Castle, PA

The New Castle Support Group is for anyone with Parkinson's and their loved ones. This group meets in-person on the 2nd […]

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Sewickley Support Group

Encompass Health - Sewickley 351 Camp Meeting Road, Sewickley, PA

Join the Parkinson’s Support Group in Sewickley on the second Thursday of each month at 2:00pm. The location is Encompass Health […]

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Cranberry (Discussion Only) Support Group

Rose E. Schneider Family YMCA 2001 Ehrman Road, Cranberry Twp, PA

Join the Cranberry (Discussion Only) Parkinson's Support Group on the second Friday of each month at 2:00pm. This group meets at […]

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Zelienople Parkinson’s Support Group

Lutheran SeniorLife Passavant 105 Burgess Drive, Zelienople, PA

Join the Zelienople Parkinson’s Support Group on the third Friday of each month at 1:30pm. This group meets at Lutheran SeniorLife […]

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Kittanning Support Group

Richard G. Snyder YMCA 1150 North Water Street, Kittanning, PA

Join the Parkinson’s Support Group in Kittanning on the third Friday of each month at 3:00pm. The location is the Richard […]

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Indiana Support Group

Saving Grace Church 921 Hospital Road, Indiana, PA

Join the Indiana Support Group for open discussion and topic-specific presentations every month. This in-person support group meets on the last […]

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Harmarville Support Group

Encompass Health - Harmarville 320 Guys Run Road, Harmarville, PA

Join the Parkinson's Support Group in Harmarville on the last Wednesday of each month at 1:00pm. The location is Encompass Health […]

Webinar: Pitt/UPMC Research Study Recruitment

ZOOM CALL PA

Please join us for our August Webinar to learn all about current research from Pitt/UPMC medical professionals and researchers! The webinar […]

Renew! Retreat

Edgewood Country Club 100 Churchill Rd, Pittsburgh, PA

Join us for a special in-person program for those with PD and their care partners and adult children at Edgewood Country […]

Step Forward

Pittsburgh Shrine Center Picnic Pavilion 1877 Shriners Way, Cheswick, PA

Join us for a community gathering including food, drinks and entertainment (and of course a walk) for this annual fundraiser benefitting […]

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