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Highlighting Community Voices
"PD Support Groups Are
My Soul Nourishment"
Cindy Bittker had a robust group of friends with Parkinson’s, including a great in-person support group. But when COVID hit and her group shuttered its doors, she found herself suddenly deeply lonely. She decided to do the last thing she ever imagined she’d do: start a virtual support group.
The PD Movers,
We Keep Moving;
Living and Thriving with Parkinson's disease
in our Black and African American Communities
We’re an independent, national nonprofit on a mission to empower people impacted by movement disorders with the tools and meaningful connections they need to thrive today. We provide free resources to the entire Movement Disorder Care & Support Ecosystem©—to people living with the disease, care partners and adult children, support group leaders, and healthcare providers—because we all do better when everyone’s empowered.
We believe in expanding access to high quality, expert-driven, deep-diving online and in-person programs, including offering a vast on-demand video library. We create courageous spaces for you to connect with community, cultivate positive change, and spark joy.
We’re here to navigate the waves of a movement disorder together, bringing clarity and life-giving solutions. You are not alone.
“This week's workshop in Phoenix was truly a joy to be able to participate in. I LEARNED a lot!! Even more, it was such a privilege to be in such a great group of people - an amazing collection of strong, insightful, caring personalities. PMD Alliance not only strengthens and helps the leaders, it has a tremendous positive impact on the people they are trying to help. The ripples spread out! The whole experience was terrific.”Anna WilkersonTucson, AZ
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