Patient Aid

NEW – Patient Aid Programs

During these challenging times, the American Parkinson Disease Association is here for you. APDA offers 2 NEW Patient Aid programs designed to provide financial support to people with Parkinson’s disease (PD) and their families. The COVID-19 Patient Assistance Program, just announced in a Press Release, and the APDA Georgia Chapter Patient Aid Scholarship Program. Read below for details and applications for each program. Applications are taken on a first-come basis.  Click the link below to complete the application.

COVID-19 Assistance Program 

Who is eligible?  People with a diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease or Parkinsonism who are in need of financial assistance and who reside in the community, not in a rehabilitation center or long-term care facility.  To apply, complete the application available HERE.  Submit completed application and acquired documentation to Emily Ciorciari at: eciorciari@apdaparkinson.org

The Georgia Chapter Patient Scholarship Program 

Approved applicants will be eligible to be granted up to $300.00 once per calendar year (January – December). Funds are limited and will be awarded on a first come basis. This Patient Aid Scholarship Program is intended for individuals with PD in need of financial assistance for physical therapy and/or occupational therapy. This program is designed to aid people living with PD life a more active and positive lifestyle by preventing accidents such as falls and helping them to live safely at home.

Complete the application available HERE.  Submit completed application and acquired documentation to Barbara Mooney at: bmooney@apdaparkinson.org