Paul Kaufman

Paul Kaufman

My father had Parkinson’s and was diagnosed at age 86 years young. I knew there was something wrong with myself but decided I would delay my diagnosis until my father passed. I was officially diagnosed with PD in 2009. I recently had DBS surgery which in my case...
Dorene Whitworth

Dorene Whitworth

Receiving a diagnosis of Parkinson’s can be scary and isolating. Doctors are not necessarily in tune with just how devastating a diagnosis of Parkinson’s can be to an individual. As a mentor and someone with Parkinson’s, I hope to alleviate some of...
Sarah Parks

Sarah Parks

I always want to help people find the positive side of Parkinson’s – the people they will meet and interact with. Diagnosed with PD in 2017 I’ve learned that fighting PD is most important and not a death sentence. Contact Sarah: Name(Required) First Last...
Kimberly Fowler

Kimberly Fowler

As a PWP I feel that I am in a unique position to be of help to those in the Parkinson’s community. I used to be a very physically active person, competitive figure skating, ultimately ending up coaching. I also marched in the high school and college bands. I worked...
Irene Miller

Irene Miller

I have been a primary Care Partner for my loved one for the past 12 years. We have experienced and learned much on this Parkinson’s journey. I compare the journey to a river, early on symptoms progress slowly and life is smooth for the most part. As the journey...