Your Guide to Parkinson's Resources

United States Department of Labor

200 Constitution Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20210
(866) 444-3272

The Department administers a variety of Federal labor laws, including COBRA and FMLA, to guarantee workers' rights to safe and healthful working conditions, freedom from employment discrimination, unemployment insurance, and other topics. Visitors to this Web site can use keywords such as "COBRA" or "FMLA" to search for articles and pertinent fact sheets.
Listed in: COBRA and Working with PD

American Association of Retired Persons (AARP)

601 E Street NW
Washington, DC 20049
(888) 687-2277

The AARP Web site offers visitors information about a wide range of topics including: health, money, work, insurance, and relationships. Although geared toward a 50+ audience, much of the content is relevant to younger people, especially those who are interested in healthy living and planning for the future. By using a keyword such as "Parkinson's" or "disability," site visitors may obtain a more target list of articles on a particular subject.
Listed in: COBRA and Estate & Special Needs Planning

Find Local Assistance

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.