Whether you've been living with Parkinson's disease (PD)
for a while or are a newly diagnosed patient or carer of a patient...

You shouldn't have to take the
Parkinson's disease journey alone

Get one-on-one PD education, support, and resources.

Our specially trained Advocates can reach out and help
guide you through a more personalized approach to
understanding your treatment and care options.

Have one-on-one
conversations

with your
Parkinson’s Advocate
Connect by
telephone and/or
email—whichever
you prefer
Get information
about your
specific questions
and concerns
The Parkinson’s Disease Advocate Program is not a
replacement for a medical professional, and your
Advocate will not provide medical advice.
ADVOCATE SPOTLIGHT
Lauren Kirby, MSW, LCSW
South Central

I like listening to people with Parkinson’s talk about their needs and then creating individualized, personalized educational approaches to dealing with the disease. I want to bring patients and their carers the knowledge that can help make a difference in their lives."

Margarita Llibre Rogers
Social Worker
Northeast

I’m here to help people with Parkinson’s disease and their carers get a better understanding of the disease. I help guide people to take an active role with their healthcare team. I answer their questions and do everything I can to help them.”

Cathy DeLave, RN, BSN
North Central

I work to make sure people with Parkinson’s and their carers have the education and resources to cope with the disease at every stage. It’s important for them to have effective conversations during visits with their healthcare team. I strive to help make that possible.”

Chrystal Pigee, MSW
West

My work is to bring information that may help people with Parkinson’s and their carers find the best possible care. Every person needs to know their options, and deserves to be treated as a unique individual.”

Maggie Barnett, RN, LPC
Southeast

As a patient advocate, I am honored to provide support, education and advocacy to people with Parkinson’s and their carers.”

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