April is Parkinson’s Awareness Month with World Parkinson’s Day recognised on 11 April each year
Today in Australia, 37 people will hear the words ‘you have Parkinson’s’ for the very first time. That’s more than one person every hour, of every day.
ways you can get involved
ATTEND AN EVENT IN YOUR COMMUNITY
During April, communities, businesses, health professionals and members of the 90 Support Groups of Parkinson’s NSW will be out in force, rallying support, holding BBQ’s, hosting morning teas and events, and providing information and education opportunities.
Show your support by joining an event in your local area.
Host your own event
By Pitching in for Parkinson’s you will help us continue delivering services and supports that improve the lives of people living with Parkinson’s, their caregivers, families and communities. This includes counselling, Support Groups, an InfoLine staffed by Parkinson’s Registered Nurses, community-based Parkinson’s Specialist Nurses, education and NDIS advocacy
Share your support online
- Share photos, videos or messages to the Parkinson’s community.
- Post and share your favourite song or a song you wrote
- Post and share a poem you like or one you wrote
- Post and share your artwork or drawing
- Post and share a picture of your pets
Invisible symptoms of Parkinson’s
Do you know about these invisible symptoms of Parkinson’s? Click on an image to learn more.