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The Parkinson’s Foundation Greater Rochester Chapter is able to fulfill our mission thanks to the generous support from donors, volunteers and sponsors. There are several ways you can get involved and help people with Parkinson’s in our area live well:

Advisory Board

Kristin Jonsson, Esq., Chairperson
Pellittiere & Jonsson

Dennis Whitney, President
Retired

David Henning, Treasurer
Retired

Michelle Burack, MD, PhD
University of Rochester Medical Center Movement Disorder Clinic

Bill Carpenter
Frontier Communications

Dan Kinel, Esq.
Harter, Secrest & Emery

Kevin Hylton
KHES, Inc.

Ronald Knight
Palmer Food Services

Elizabeth Schnucker 
Retired

About Us

The Parkinson’s Foundation Greater Rochester Chapter seeks to:

  • Support people with Parkinson's disease and their care partners
  • Educate the community about Parkinson's disease
  • Find a cure

 

 

Parkinson's Foundation Greater Rochester

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The Parkinson’s Foundation Greater Rochester Chapter is dedicated to making life better for people with Parkinson’s disease by improving care and advancing research toward a cure. We provide a variety of support groups, education programs and respite grants throughout the greater Rochester area. Whether you are newly diagnosed with PD or have been managing it for years, a caregiver, family member or friend of someone with PD, we are here to help you.
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Educational Events

We invite you to join us for one of these educational events:

Parkinson’s Friendly Training for Fitness Instructors - December 9th, 2017

The Heartland Chapter will host a session to educate you or your fitness instructors on how to train people with Parkinson’s. The program will be given by Christian Benedict, PT, DPT, LSVT-BIG from KS Rehab Hospital in Topeka, KS.  Instructors are invited to participate in this free training and encouraged to invite other trainers who may be interested. 

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