Category: Disability

Can I get disability benefits now that I have Parkinson’s?

In this Ask the Parkinson’s Expert video, Jill Ater, a Davis Phinney Foundation Ambassador who has been living with Parkinson’s for 13 years, talks about her experience getting disability benefits.  As Jill said, getting disability benefits with Parkinson’s is tricky. It’s best to consult with an attorney at the beginning of the process. It’s also […]

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Informational & Referral Specialist | Parkinson’s Community Los Angeles (PCLA)

Call or email her today to learn more about resources in Los Angeles. Sarah King recently joined Parkinson’s Community Los Angeles as the I&R Specialist and has been an advocate for people living with Parkinson’s since 2011. As State Director for Southern California for the Parkinson’s Action Network (now part of the Michael J. Fox […]

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What are your favorite Parkinson’s resources?

While living with Parkinson’s may make you feel like you’re constantly navigating unchartered waters, the truth is that even if nobody shares your exact experience, there are fabulous resources out there to help you live well. In addition, people with Parkinson’s are some of the most welcoming and generous people you’ll ever meet, and many […]

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