Help us Raise Awareness for Parkinson’s Disease in Ohio through our “More than PD” Campaign

By Annie Wallis, MSW, LSW, Program Manager at NPF Ohio

Help us Raise Awareness for Parkinson’s Disease in Ohio through our “More than PD” Campaign

By Annie Wallis, MSW, LSW, Program Manager at NPF Ohio

 

At the National Parkinson Foundation, it is our mission to make life better for people with Parkinson’s. Part of this mission is raising awareness around the disease. This year, we need your help more than ever to help Ohio understand what Parkinson’s means for those with the diagnosis, and we want to do that by reminding them that you are more than just someone with Parkinson’s disease.

To do this, we are collecting snapshots of Parkinson’s patients and caregivers to share with Ohio beginning in the month of April, National Parkinson’s Disease Awareness Month. We are asking for participants who are willing to help to take some time to answer the following questions and email them with a picture to our office (OhioOffice@Parkinson.org). Participants will be featured on our website and may be used in additional media outreach throughout the state of Ohio. In our outreach, we will only use your first name. Please send your responses by March 1, so that we can have them organized and ready for April.

1.            When were you or your loved one diagnosed with Parkinson’s?

2.            How has Parkinson’s changed your life?

3.            What defines you besides your identity as a Parkinson’s patient or Caregiver?

4.            What would you like the world to know about Parkinson’s disease?

5.            What resources or programs have you found most helpful as you and your family manage PD?

 

Thank you for your help raising awareness! If you want to get more involved in raising awareness in your community, let us know how we can help.