Call the Parkinson's Foundation Helpline 1-800-4PD-INFO (1-800-473-4636) for answers to your Parkinson’s disease (PD) questions. Staffed by nurses, social workers and health educators, the Parkinson's Foundation Helpline is here to support you in any possible way, including:
- Current disease information
- Medical issues including symptoms and treatments
- Health and social care
- Referrals to health professionals and community resources for local support
The Parkinson's Foundation Helpline is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. ET. We can assist you in either English or Spanish. You can also email us with a question at any time: Helpline@Parkinson.org or interact with us and the Parkinson's community at large on PD Conversations.
The Helpline is here to support you in any possible way, including answering your Parkinson’s questions, providing referrals to Parkinson's specialists, connecting you to resources and much more.
Keep reading to see what callers said about our Helpline:
"Your service is excellent. First time I have used it, but I will be back."
"Thank you so, so much. You’ve been wonderful. No one has been able to help me. Thank you. Thank you for your help."
"After several phone calls with the Helpline, with their guidance and involvement, I was able to basically enable my father to get the care that he should receive. It’s nice to have a compass like the Parkinson’s Foundation that can help lead you through the waters."
- Gary, 50,000th Helpline Caller
"A friend of mine told me about the hospital kit. This thing is incredible. I’m calling to say thank you so much. I don’t live where my mother does and the two times she’s been in the hospital, it’s been the biggest nightmare in the world. This way I’ll just say “mom do you have that bag with you?” It was a huge gift. It deserves thanks. I wish everyone would call and thank you when they got it."
"I just called to thank you for the wonderful hospital kit that you sent me. The kit was wonderful during my husband’s hospitalization and then in the rehab center. It really helped me and helped the nurses who were taking care of him and the doctors. After the kit arrived, I was able to provide them with all the information that you sent. There was no more arguments and he had very good care. We thank all you people that are so dedicated. What would we do without you?"
- Ms. Gomez
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