APDA American Parkinson Disease Association
Information & Referral Center


Best Local Resources for PD Info

APDA (American Parkinson Disease Association) Information & Referral Center, based at Stanford University Medical Center.
Contact: Robin Riddle [rriddle], Coordinator, phone 650/724-6090, tollfree phone 866/250-2414

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PPSG (Parkinson's Patients Support Groups), Inc., based in Sunnyvale
Contact: PPSG [info ppsg.org], phone 408/542-5610. (Note: this organization is separate from The Parkinson's Institute.)

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The Parkinson’s Institute, in Sunnyvale
Contact: The Parkinson's Institute [info2 thepi.org], tollfree phone 800/655-2273

Local PD support groups in various spots around Northern California

Local PD exercise classes in various spots around Northern California


Best National Resources for PD Info

apdalogoAPDA (American Parkinson Disease Association), based in New York
Contact: APDA National Office [apda apdaparkinson.org], tollfree phone 800/223-2732

mjf-logoMichael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research, based in New York
Contact: Michael J. Fox Fundation [info michaeljfox.org], tollfree phone 800/708-7644

National Resource Center for Rehabilitation, a joint effort of the APDA and Boston University, based in Boston
Contact: National Resource Center for Rehabilitation, tollfree phone 888/606-1688


PDF (Parkinson's Disease Foundation), based in New York
Contact: PDF [info pdf.org], phone 212/923-4700, tollfree phone 800/457-6676

npf-logoNPF (National Parkinson Foundation), based in Miami
Contact: NPF [contact parkinson.org], tollfree phone 800/327-454

Other Useful Resources

nwpf-logoNorthwest Parkinson's Foundation, based in Seattle
Contact: NWPF [info nwpf.org], tollfree phone 877/980-7500

parkinsonsuk-logoParkinson's UK, based in London
Contact: Parkinson's UK [hello parkinsons.org.uk]


This resource list was created by Robin Riddle with Stanford's Parkinson's Community Outreach, January 2014. It was last updated by Steven Russell, August 2016.

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