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People with Parkinson's helping people with Parkinson's

If you are newly diagnosed with Parkinson’s and wondering, "What do I do now?", you are not alone.  It often helps to talk to someone else with PD.  Although none of us at are experts in PD, we all have Parkinson’s and lots of experience in dealing with the  various issues that PD brings. Among us we have two who have Young Onset, another with 20 years experience with Parkinson’s, and all are very active in the Parkinson’s community.  If you would like to talk to someone else with PD or get plugged in to the Parkinson's community, don't hesitate to contact us.  Even if you have a long history with Parkinson's and have questions, please reach out to us.  We are all in the same boat.

Online Peer Support Programs:

Twitchy Woman Peer Support Program - For women newly diagnosed with Parkinson's. This program will try to connect you with someone in your area.

Michael J. Fox Buddy Network- Whether newly diagnosed or have been living with Parkinson's for years.  This is for family members/care partners also.

My Parkinson's Team - Chat with others on the same journey...whether from down the street or across the world.

Davis Phinney Ambassadors - The Davis Phinney Foundation has ambassadors in 35 states and in Canada.  They are there to answer your questions about living well with Parkinson's.


Parkinson's Support and Peer Group