Committed to Making Alexandria A Parkinson’s-friendly Community

Thanks to the generous financial support of the Otto Bremer Foundation, the National Parkinson Foundation Minnesota is investing time and resources in making Alexandria a place where people live well with Parkinson’s.

Parkinson disease is a chronic, progressive neurological disease for which there is no known cure. Parkinson disease is the second most common neurological disease in the United States. Per capita, Minnesota ranks third in the country in the number of people impacted by the disease.

The National Parkinson Foundation of Minnesota’s mission is to improve the lives of people living with Parkinson’s. The organization’s work includes raising funds for use in respite care, outreach, education and support for the Minnesotan Parkinson community. Our mission is to improve the lives of individuals and families affected by Parkinson’s disease and their families.

The National Parkinson Foundation Minnesota helps people live well with Parkinson’s by:

  • Planning and hosting Parkinson’s-friendly events throughout the year
  • Funding and supporting education conferences with free materials and expert speakers
  • Funding support groups for those living with Parkinson’s disease and their caregivers
  • Funding Parkinson’s-related classes, support groups, meetings and other community events
  • Providing up to date information and discussions on Facebook and Twitter