Young Onset Parkinson’s Disease Support Group

About the Young Onset Parkinson’s Disease Support Group

The Young Onset Parkinson’s Disease Support Group of Iowa is a group of people with young onset Parkinson’s and their caregivers who provide support to each other with the unique challenges that this conditions creates at a younger age.
When someone who is 21-50 years old receives a diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease, it is referred to as early onset Parkinson’s disease, or young onset Parkinson’s disease. Learn more about young onset Parkinson’s disease.

Meeting Format: Meetings are held in-person around the Des Moines Metro, but all meetings are teleconferenced to include members from around the state.  Social gatherings are also planned on a regular basis.

Facebook Group: There is a private Facebook group available to reach other people with Young Onset Parkinson’s disease. Search ” Parkinson’s Young Onset Support Group Of Iowa”

Contact: Sean Jenkins at sjjenk@gmail.com or Shirley Burke at xsli77@yahoo.com