Parkinson Association of the Rockies

 
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Mile High United Way Mile High United Way - MHUW
General Information
Description of AgencyThe Parkinson Association of the Rockies provides direct programs and services that enhance the quality of life for individuals living with Parkinson's Disease and their families. Through exercise classes, support groups, and educational programs, the Association connects Parkinson’s communities throughout Colorado. The Parkinson Association of the Rockies has become a centralized location for Parkinson’s information and services in Colorado. The Association is not affiliated with any national organization, and provides Coloradans the care that counts on the way to a cure.
MissionThe Parkinson Association of the Rockies supports, strengthens, and empowers the Parkinson’s community in Colorado through educating, promoting research, creating awareness, serving as an advocate, and providing support services for the Parkinson’s community.
HistoryIn 1981, a group of people with Parkinson’s Disease and their neurologists formed a Denver-based support group to offer emotional and psychological support to newly-diagnosed Parkinson’s patients. Over the past 35 years, this one group has grown into 46 support groups, 42 weekly exercise classes, hundreds of in-home visits and resource calls, an extensive equipment loan program and a circulation of 7,000 newsletters.
LocationDenver County
Geographic AreaStatewide
Facility/ADA AccessYes
Intake ProcedureCall for more information
Agency TypeNonprofit
 
Client Information
EligibilityParkinson patients, caregivers, and health care professionals
 
Availability
Hours of OperationMonday - Friday, 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
 
Contact Information
Physical Site Address 11325 S Colorado Blvd
Physical Site Address 2Ste 204B
Physical Site City, State, ZipDenver, CO 80222
Main Phone(303) 830-1839
Hotline Phone(303) 861-1810 (Information and Referral Line)
Other Phone1-866-718-2996 (Toll-Free)
Fax(303) 830-2577
Emailinfo@parkinsonrockies.org
Web Addresswww.parkinsonrockies.org
 
Director Information
Director's NameCheryl Siefert
Director's PositionExecutive Director
 
Additional Information
Date Agency Entered01/25/1996
SourceMHUW
 
Affiliated Programs and Services
This Agency: Parkinson Association of the Rockies
Affiliated Programs: Parkinson Association of the Rockies
Affiliated Services: Parkinson's Disease Services - Parkinson Association of the Rockies