The diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease can be overwhelming causing fear, anxiety, anger, and disappointment for the individual and the entire family. Often times, the diagnosis is accompanied by little or no information about the disease, prognosis, or its management.
PFWPA is a clearinghouse for current, well vetted information and materials on PD. For newly diagnosed and those new to our region, we maintain an up to date list of medical, allied medical and allied health professionals with specific trainings, certifications and experience working with individuals and families impacted by Parkinson’s disease.
If you are newly diagnosed, you are not alone. The PFWPA is here to help. Rely on the resources and support of the Parkinsons community of providers, educators and exercise professionals. There are approximately 12,000 people living with Parkinson’s disease in our area. The FAQ section on Parkinson’s Disease section has a wealth of useful information many patients, family and supporters find helpful.