In the News

Pfizer to end Parkinson's Treatment Research

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Step Forward To Fight Parkinson's Walk Being Held Saturday

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New Production Explores Life With Parkinson's, Other Challenges

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Step Forward with the Amorose Family

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Frank Ferraro, diagnosed with Parkinsons at age 42, Provides a glimps into his reality

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Pittsburgh Pickleball Tournament Attracts over 400 players

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Western Pa. Pickleball Tournament Brings Hundreds To Pittsburgh

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Pickleball Is Becoming A Big Dill In Pittsburgh

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Pickleball and Parkinson’s

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Play pickleball for a cause in Pittsburgh

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Pickleball for Parkinson’s: What’s the Connection?

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Pickleball helps older adults smash Parkinson’s Disease

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Parkinson Awareness Month Tulip Day

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South Hills Resident Starts Support Group for Women with Parkinson’s Disease

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Allegheny Health Network Highlights Cahouet Center for Comprehensive Parkinson’s Care

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April Awareness Month

Barbara Farrell and David Von Hofen stopped by the newsroom to discuss upcoming events and the April awareness campaign.

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3rd Annual Living Well Conference

Former outfielder Dave Parker was our keynote speaker at the Living Well Conference this year.

Dave Parker describes his experience with Parkinson's disease
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Former Pirates Player Talks Living with Parkinson’s At Pittsburgh Conference
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GAMMA Pickleball Classic Coming to Pittsburgh!

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The GAMMA Pickleball Classic rolls into town on Friday June 3rd at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center. Played throughout the weekend by players of all ages and skill levels, all proceeds benefit Parkinson Foundation Western Pennsylvania.

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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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