FLATHEAD VALLEY PARKINSON’S SUPPORT GROUP RESOURCE SHEET
Flathead Valley Parkinson’s Support Group Website/facilitator & contact info – Marjory McClaren firstname.lastname@example.org or 406-250-5577 https://flatheadvalleyparkinsons.com
Programs in Flathead Valley specifically for Parkinson’s
Rock Steady Boxing – Contact Lynnell Gravelle at 752-7250 or email@example.com
Strength and Balance – Instructor is Mary Anne Gill. Contact Marjory at 406-250-5577 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Tai Chi – Instructor is Deb Davis. . Contact Marjory at 406-250-5577 or email@example.com
Parkinson’s Caregivers’ group – Lynn Woods @ 406-420-2321 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Parkinson’s Voice Project – Ashley @ 406-862-9378 or email@example.com
Speech Therapy and Loud Crowd
Agency on Aging – Christine Neater @ 406-758-2472 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact for a variety of free or low-cost services, i.e., home health care, in home assistance, etc.
My Glacier Village – Jenn Prunty – @ 406-871-3988 or email@example.com
Contact for free or very low-cost senior assistance, i.e., household chores, transportation, errands, etc.
Shepherd’s Hand – https://shepherdshand.com, provides volunteer caregiving.
Advocacy for Medical Services
Mary Jane Lowrance, Logan Health Patient Experience Manager @ 406-758-1454 or
firstname.lastname@example.org – Contact for any assistance regarding your hospital stay especially if you have complaints or need assistance with advocacy – She gets things done!
Flathead Valley Parkinson’s Support Group – flatheadvalleyparkinsons.com Information relating to our local support group including a calendar with upcoming, classes meetings & events. Educational and contact information.
American Parkinson Disease Association (ADPA) –apdaparkinson.org Contact Jennifer Gillick @ 206-695-2905 or email@example.com Great contact for support, guest speakers, etc.
Northwest Parkinson’s Foundation (NWPF) – nwpf.org Contact Dr. Marci @ 206-946-6517 or Dr.Marci@NWPF.org . Another great contact for support for members or facilitators.
Davis Phinney Foundation – davisphinneyfoundation.org Excellent information on living well with Parkinson’s. Very educational, provides Every Victory Counts for People with Parkinson’s and Every Victory Counts for Caregivers free of charge.
The Michael J. Fox Foundation – michaeljfox.org Very educational as well as research oriented.
PMD Alliance – https://www.pmdalliance.org Offers excellent webinars.
Parkinson’s Foundation – https://www.parkinson.org. Offers free Hospital Care Kits.
Summit for Parkinson’s – https://www.summitforparkinsons.org Based in Missoula – great supporter of our group and hosts excellent yearly conferences.
Movement Disorder Specialists in the Northwest and Montana (none in Flathead County)
Dr. John Herndon – Billings Clinic The only Movement Disorders Specialist in MT (as of 10/22) Offers telehealth.
Dr. Jason Aldred – https://selkirkneurology.com/home/ Based in Spokane, Dr. Aldred also does telehealth.
Neurologists in Kalispell
Logan Health Neuroscience and Spine – https://www.logan.org/health/services/neurology
Physical Therapists specially trained in treating Parkinson’s
Lynnell Gravelle – Advanced Rehab https://www.arspt.com LSVT Big and PWR certified, Rock Steady Boxing Coach (406)752-7250 firstname.lastname@example.org
Rachel Myles – LSVT Big Certified 406-862-9378 email@example.com
Ashley Bender – LSVT Big Certified firstname.lastname@example.org 406-752-9692 (The Retreat)
Heidi Ruggiero – LSVT Big Certified email@example.com 406-752-6953 (The Retreat)
Assistive Technology and Equipment
Montech – https://montech.ruralinstitute.umt.edu – Montech provides technology, support, and services that improve the quality of life for Montanans with disabilities. 406-243-5511
MATL – Montana Assistive Technology Loan Program https://matl.ruraldynamics.org
Low interest loans for the purchase of assistive technology. 406-243-5511
Montana Veteran’s Pantry – https://veteransfoodpantry.org Provides loan of medical equipment free of charge to at risk or low-income individuals. Also offers medical equipment for sale at discounted price. 406-756-7304
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