Support, education, resources and other programs by Parkinson’s Community Los Angeles supporting LA Parkinson’s families
PCLA PROGRAMS & RESOURCES FOR PARKINSON’S
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Connect with others who are living with Parkinson’s
PCLA’s support groups offer an opportunity to meet others who understand that challenges you face daily. We have mixed groups as well as groups just for care partners, women with PD, men with PD, the young onset population, and more. Most of our groups are virtual, but our Sharing Our Strength group meets in person in Westwood once a month.
Tap the button below to see PCLA’s current calendar of support groups and events, or download our support group flyer.
PARKINSON’S RESEARCH, EDUCATION, AND ADVOCACY
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Want to hear about the latest developments in Parkinson’s disease research? PCLA recently hosted an online Q&A "The Latest in Parkinson's Research 2023," with Jeff Bronstein, MD, PhD, Director of the Movement Disorders Program at UCLA.WATCH THE PRESENTATION Miss...
Palliative care, also known as supportive care, is a comprehensive approach to care that aims to improve quality of life for those with serious illnesses, including Parkinson’s disease. Contrary to what many think, palliative care is not specific to hospice or...
Around the world, over 10 million people are living with Parkinson’s disease (PD). Within the U.S. alone, around 60,000 people are diagnosed with PD each year. While the disease affects everyone differently, there’s no doubt it can significantly impact the quality of...
Information & Referral Specialist
Need info on available resources for Parkinson’s in Los Angeles?
Whether you are newly diagnosed or have been living with Parkinson’s for years, we are here to help you find the support you need. Reach out to PCLA’s Information & Referral Specialist today to find the information you need.
Reach out for help with:
- Support groups
- Exercise classes
- Caregiver support
- Physical therapy for PD
- Speech or occupational therapy for PD
- Attendant care services
- Home modification services
- Financial and legal resources and more
LOCAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS
People living with Parkinson’s anywhere in Los Angeles County are invited to apply for assistance. Only one person per household may apply per application period**.
Assistance will be provided based on a randomized drawing, as funds allow. All applicants will be contacted by email following the drawing.
**We are not currently accepting applications.
Our next application period will be announced by email. If you are not already on our email list, please sign up today to receive notifications of this and other programs.**