Partnerships and Sponsors

Partnerships

We are very pleased to partner with these organizations:

 

AIRPO

The Alliance of Independent Regional Parkinson Organizations (AIRPO) is a consortium of regional independent nonprofit organizations, with the shared goals of finding a cure for Parkinson’s and supporting those who live with the disease.   The purpose of the Alliance is to encourage collaboration, to leverage organizational strengths and to maximize efficiency among the member organizations.

Bellarmine University

Conducted by Dr. Nancy Urbscheit, Bellarmine University faculty member, and her enthusiastic physical therapy students, this Dance Class is offered twice a week and designed for People with Parkinson’s.

ElderCare Resources

A trusted source for local provider information to help you make important decisions on home health care, assisted living, long term care, nursing homes, respite, and geriatric care management. This website is designed so families and individuals can quickly and easily find local senior products and services.

Frazier Rehab Institute 

Facilitates LSVT® BIG, an ongoing support group for those who have completed at least eight sessions of LSVT® BIG therapy. The weekly group, LVST® BIG support group, is led by LSVT® BIG trained occupational and physical therapists.

Home of the Innocents

Facilitate two weekly Aqua Fitness Classes for People with Parkinson’s disease and their Care Partner in their Kay & Jim Morrissey Advanced Therapy Center salt water therapy pool.

Jewish Family and Career Services 

Facilitates a support group for Care Partners of people with Parkinson’s disease who understand the unique challenges of caring for someone with this very complex neurological disorder.

University of Louisville

In partnership between University of Louisville Medical School, University of Louisville College of Education & University of Louisville Physicians the PD Buddy Program was created.  This program pairs first-year medical students with people diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease for one year.  The purpose is to enhance medical student education, as well as serve as a community outreach tool in improving aspects of quality of life of participating patients.  Sponsored by KentuckyOne Health.

World Parkinson Coalition

As a partner organization, along with 175 other organizations, we are building a better connected and more effective Parkinson community. This cross-pollination within the global Parkinson community allows for a robust exchange of ideas and a valuable networking experience.

Your Community Pharmacy

Facilitate Medication Therapy Management specific for those with Parkinson’s disease.  This course covers basics of PD medications, important points of when to notify your MD or Pharmacists, food and drug interactions, main counseling points, drug-nutrient depletion, and appropriate nutritional supplements.

Sponsors

We are grateful to these major supporters:

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