Those whose lives are impacted by Parkinson’s Disease are not alone. There are many wonderful resources available locally, regionally and nationally. From our own CAPS resources, to national and global foundations, here are organizations that our members have found valuable.
Conducted every month, and open to all those with an interest in Parkinson’s Disease, our highly interactive Education & Communication meetings feature informative speakers, entertainment, support and sharing, along with a good dose of food and fun. Meetings are typically held the third Saturday of each month. There is no cost and plenty of free parking. Additional information and schedule presentations here . . .
Coordinated and conducted by CAPS-trained facilitators, our local Support Groups are offered throughout the greater Austin area. Typically meeting monthly at a convenient location, these groups provide education, practical advice and a place to ask questions and find answers in a friendly, small group setting. Learn more here . . .
A special initiative, CAPS Cares helps provide individuals with PD and their families in the Greater Austin Area with free Social Services they otherwise may not have available to them. You can learn more about the services available and how to apply for assistance here . . .
With a common theme of sharing and supporting each other, while enjoying good times together. This group meets regularly a fun locations. It is open to everyone in the Central Texas area with an interest in Young Onset Parkinson’s Disease (those diagnosed before age 55). Learn more here . . .
CAPS works closely with a number of Central Texas organizations and agencies that can help those with PD. Power for Parkinson’s, Family Eldercare, and AGE are just a few. Learn more here . . .
At a regional, national, and even global level, the Parkinson’s Disease Community is robust, growing, and can provide invaluable assistance. You may know some already. We’ve listed several that we believe are truly committed to finding a cure and making lives better. Learn more here . . .
Do you have an organization that you would like to recommend? You can send us the information through our contact form.