Parkinson’s Nebraska Awarded Community Grant from the Parkinson’s Foundation

Parkinson’s Nebraska ( is thrilled to announce it was awarded a $7,000 community grant from the Parkinson’s Foundation to provide the lodging, meals, and mileage for 40 professionals and the guest speaker who will attend the Midwest Delay the Disease training in Grand Island, NE on July 18–19. The Parkinson’s Foundation community grants support health, wellness, and educational programs that address unmet needs in the PD community.

“We are proud to announce these community grants and expand programs and resources in Parkinson’s communities across the entire nation,” said John L. Lehr, Parkinson’s Foundation president and chief executive officer. “These grant recipients share our passion and commitment to making life better for people with Parkinson’s.”

Parkinson’s Nebraska is grateful to the Parkinson’s Foundation for believing in their vision for the Parkinson’s community and helping to make the Delay the Disease training accessible to the professionals who impact the lives in Nebraska each day.

Delay the Disease is an evidence-based, Parkinson’s-specific exercise program designed to empower participants by optimizing their physical function and helping to delay the progression of symptoms. This training will provide Parkinson’s professionals across the Midwest with the knowledge, tools, and techniques to create and lead a comprehensive community-based, PD-specific exercise program.

Parkinson’s Nebraska is the primary source for education, support, and services for those whose lives are touched by Parkinson’s disease across the state. To learn more, please visit or contact Amber at / (402) 715-4707.