Your Guide to Parkinson's Resources

BenefitsCheckUp helps you find state, federal, and private benefits programs available where you live. These benefits programs can help pay for prescriptions, health care, food, utilities, and more. You can also get help with tax relief, transportation, legal issues, or finding work.  Take their questionnaire to find out what benefits and services are available to you.

Listed in: Prescriptions, Basics, Rent/Mortgage, and Utilities

The Melvin Weinstein Parkinson's Foundation

1340-1272 N. Great Neck Road, #193
Virginia Beach, VA 23454
(757) 313-9729
http://www.mwpf.org

Melvin Weinstein Parkinson's Foundation is a not-for-profit organization that offers assistance to individuals living with Parkinson's disease that are facing financial hardships. You can download a form on this Web site and specifically list your needs for assistance (from help with rent or mortgage payments to purchasing mobility aids). This Web site also links to a list of resources that may be able to help with prescription drug costs.
Listed in: Prescriptions, Mobility Aids, Basics, Rent/Mortgage, and Utilities
This Web site links to national, local, community, and charitable organizations that provide assistance to people experiencing financial hardship. Assistance varies by program and includes help such as: rent or mortgage payment, utility bill payment, and the covering medical expenses.
Listed in: Rent/Mortgage

Catholic Charities USA

66 Canal Center Plaza, Suite 600
Alexandria, VA 22314
(703) 549-1390
http://www.catholiccharitiesusa.org

Catholic Charities is recognized as one of the nation's largest social service networks. This organization helps provide food, shelter, financial assistance, and other support to people of all denominations. Visit their Web site to learn more about the programs available in your state which may include: rent assistance, temporary housing, prescription drug assistance, and counseling services on a sliding fee scale.
Listed in: Counseling/Therapy, Prescriptions, Basics, and Rent/Mortgage

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Your local Information and Referral Center Coordinator can provide you with referrals and make sure you know about the educational and support activities available in your community. 

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Joe Burger

Joe Diagnosed at 49

In February of 2007 my wife Debbie and I traveled to Thailand. We kne...

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