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The Parkinson’s community in Southwestern Pennsylvania is unlike any other in our area. It’s a community of quiet dignity and selfless courage. Its members are not only living with and fighting Parkinson’s, they are doing so with perseverance, grace and a renewed purpose we can all learn from. This is a community worth supporting. Please donate today and let those living with PD know they are not alone. Thank you.
Diane Dinardi, Diagnosed in 2016
"With the Foundation’s help, I started a group for women. Some of them had never met a woman with Parkinson’s before. It has been wonderful for them to share their experience with other women, to be able to talk about things that are specific to women, and to support other women."
Eric O'Brien, Diagnosed in 2014
"I was at work and my wife called and said, ‘You’ll never guess what I just found. The Parkinson Foundation Western PA.’ She did a u-turn, went into the office, spoke with a couple of people there. Suddenly she felt better. She felt like there was support in the community."
Diane Shreckengast, Diagnosed in 2003
"The support group fills many roles in people’s lives. There people get it. And when your relatives don’t get it, and your old friends don’t get it, people in a support group get it. The frindship and the socialization is just paramount."
Buck Favorini, Diagnosed in 2014
"One of the things most valuable about the Foundation has been the founding of the Cahouet Center. You can get lifestyle information and medical information. And that combination of the flow of information to a PD patient is tremendously important."