Friends On A Walk

Activities

Get moving!  Get involved!  Most classes are free!

During COVID, all of these organizations offer online programs. As things open up, some organizations also offer in-person programs and may eliminate some online programs.

American Parkinson Disease Association
Providing support, education, and research that will help those impacted by PD live life to the fullest. (national)
Educational, exercise, and special events
Support groups, resources, by state
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Brian Grant Foundation
People with Parkinson’s living inspired lives. (worldwide)
Educational events
Exercise class finder
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Dance for PD
A non-profit organization that provides multiple exercise, dance, and singing classes in 300 communities in 25 countries. (worldwide)
Upcoming week's classes
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Davis Phinney Foundation
Helping People with Parkinson’s live well today. (worldwide)
Upcoming and recorded webinars
YOPD webinars
YOPD women
Health disparities and PD
Care Partner Monthly Meetup with Connie Phinney
Virtual Victory Summits
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Ending Parkinson's Disease: The book
Parkinson’s disease is the fastest growing brain disorder in the world. Let’s end it. (worldwide)
Authors' webcasts
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Houston Area Parkinson Society
We see a world in which all affected by Parkinson’s have the hope, confidence, and support needed to live life to its fullest. (Houston, TX)
Calendar, color-coded for educational, exercise, support, and enrichment events
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Michael J. Fox Foundation
We’re problem-solvers and we’re optimistic. (worldwide)
Upcoming and past webinars
Podcasts
Parkinson's IQ + You series
Ask The MD series, upcoming and past
Chapter activities
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Michigan Parkinson Foundation
Providing services and resources to enhance the quality of life for people with Parkinson's and their families. (Michigan)
Calendar with color-coded educational events, exercise, and support group programs
Area support groups
Care partner support groups
Educational programs and past videos
Virtual and local exercise programs
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Neuro Challenge Foundation for Parkinson's
A better approach to Parkinson’s. (Sarasota, FL)
Calendar of educational events, exercise classes, and support groups
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Northwest Parkinson's Organization
No one should walk the Parkinson's journey alone. (Northwest U.S.)
Events, sortable by area
Programs
Online programs
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Parkinson Canada
Doing what it takes to offer hope, help, and support for every life touched by Parkinson's. (Canada)
Educational events, exercise classes, and support groups, searchable by area
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Parkinson Social Network
Advocate, support, and enrich the lives of those touched by Parkinson's Disease. (Virginia)
Local support groups
Online support groups
Online café
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Parkinson's Foundation
Better Lives. Together. We have everything you need to live better with Parkinson’s. (worldwide)
Educational, exercise, and mindfulness programs, sortable by state and program type
Moving Day Walks
Chapter activities
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Parkinson's Resource Organization
Working so no one is isolated because of Parkinson's. (California)
Calendar of support groups, village (sponsors speak) meetings
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Parkinson's Voice Project
To preserve the voices of individuals with Parkinson's. (Texas)
Recorded exercises, Facebook Live schedule
Recorded lecture series
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PD-Connect
A local community forum where the physical and emotional needs of the Parkinson’s community can find active support and encouragement. (Marin County, CA)
Calendar of exercise classes, educational programs, support groups
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Pedaling for Parkinson's
Riding an indoor, stationary bicycle has been shown to reduce Parkinson's disease symptoms by as much as 35%. (national)
Online classes
In-person classes
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