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)
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Educational, exercise, and special events
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Support groups, resources, by state
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Brian Grant Foundation
People with Parkinson’s living inspired lives. (worldwide)
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Educational events
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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)
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Upcoming week's classes
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Davis Phinney Foundation
Helping People with Parkinson’s live well today. (worldwide)
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Upcoming and recorded webinars
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YOPD webinars
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YOPD women
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Health disparities and PD
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Care Partner Monthly Meetup with Connie Phinney
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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)
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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)
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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)
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Upcoming and past webinars
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Podcasts
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Parkinson's IQ & You series
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Ask The MD series, upcoming and past
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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)
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Calendar with color-coded educational events, exercise, and support group programs
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Area support groups
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Care partner support groups
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Educational programs and past videos
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Virtual and local exercise programs
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Neuro Challenge Foundation for Parkinson's
A better approach to Parkinson’s. (Sarasota, FL)
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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.)
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Events, sortable by area
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Programs
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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)
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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)
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Local support groups
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Online support groups
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Online café
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Parkinson's Foundation
Better Lives. Together. We have everything you need to live better with Parkinson’s. (worldwide)
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Educational, exercise, and mindfulness programs, sortable by state and program type
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Moving Day Walks
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Chapter activities
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Parkinson's Resource Organization
Working so no one is isolated because of Parkinson's. (California)
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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)
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Recorded exercises, Facebook Live schedule
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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)
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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)
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Online classes
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In-person classes
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