Supporting LGBTQ+ People with Parkinson's: A Guide for LGBTQ+ Community Centers and Health Centers

May 2022 | Parkinson's Foundation and SAGE

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“We know that local support is critical to living well with PD. The Parkinson’s Foundation has chapters around the country that are ready to connect with and support LGBTQ+ community members. ”

The Parkinson’s Foundation estimates that close to 100,000 LGBTQ+ people in the U.S. are living with Parkinson’s disease (PD). Parkinson’s, a degenerative neurological disorder, requires early diagnosis and consistent treatment. As trusted voices in communities across America, LGBTQ+ Community Centers and Health Centers are able to make a significant impact on the lives of community members living with and affected by Parkinson’s. The Parkinson’s Foundation and SAGE co-created this guide to highlight things you can do right now to support LGBTQ+ people living with PD in your community.