Welcome to the APDA Pennsylvania Chapter
About the APDA Pennsylvania Chapter
The APDA Pennsylvania Chapter works tirelessly every day to support and empower those in our community who are impacted by Parkinson’s disease (PD). We promote hope and optimism through innovative services, programs, education, and support, while also funding vital research. We are here to help you and your loved ones every step of the way.
Services we provide:
- Educational programs and resources
- Support groups
- Exercise and wellness classes
- Information and referrals
- Financial support programs
- and much more
Find Resources & Support Groups
We provide local resources and support to the Parkinson’s community. Find a support group, join an art or movement class, get physical or occupational therapy, or take part in clinical trials. Discover all the resources that may be available to you brought to you by your local team at APDA.
Center for Advanced Research
The Pennsylvania American Parkinson Disease Association Information and Referral Center is located in Hershey, PA and funds the APDA Center for Advanced Parkinson Disease Research at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.
J. Timothy Greenamyre, MD, PhD, Director
APDA funding supports:
- Fellowship program in movement disorders
- Intraoperative MRI guided DBS offered
- Non-motor symptoms study
- Therapeutic alpha-synuclein knockdown study
- 1,000 patient visits per year
Help Our Community
Make an impact to help people with Parkinson’s in your local community. Your ongoing support makes our work possible. Please give what you can so that we may see a cure for Parkinson’s in our lifetimes.