Flathead Valley Parkinson’s Support Group Website/facilitator & contact info – Marjory McClaren or 406-250-5577

Programs in Flathead Valley specifically for Parkinson’s

Exercise Groups

Rock Steady Boxing – Contact Lynnell Gravelle at 752-7250 or

Strength and Balance – Instructor is Mary Anne Gill. Contact Marjory at 406-250-5577 or  

Tai Chi – Instructor is Deb Davis. . Contact Marjory at 406-250-5577 or

Parkinson’s Caregivers’ group – Lynn Woods @ 406-420-2321 or

LOUD CROWD weekly speech group  – Ashley @ 406-862-9378 or

Caregiver/Respite Services

Agency on Aging – Christine Neater @ 406-758-2472 or

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

Contact for free or very low-cost senior assistance, i.e., household chores, transportation, errands, etc.

Shepherd’s Hand –, provides volunteer caregiving.

Advocacy for Medical Services

Mary Jane Lowrance, Logan Health Patient Experience Manager @ 406-758-1454 or – Contact for any assistance regarding your hospital stay especially if you have complaints or need assistance with advocacy – She gets things done!

Helpful Websites

Flathead Valley Parkinson’s Support Group – Information relating to our local support group including a calendar with upcoming, classes meetings & events. Educational and contact information.

American Parkinson Disease Association (ADPA) –  Contact Jennifer Gillick @ 206-695-2905 or Great contact for support, guest speakers, etc.

 Northwest Parkinson’s Foundation (NWPF) – Contact Dr. Marci  @ 206-946-6517 or . Another great contact for support for members or facilitators.

Davis Phinney Foundation –   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 – Very educational as well as research oriented.

PMD Alliance – Offers excellent webinars.

Parkinson’s Foundation – Offers free Hospital Care Kits.

Summit for Parkinson’s – 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 – Based in Spokane, Dr. Aldred also does telehealth.

Neurologists in Kalispell

Logan Health Neuroscience and Spine –

Physical Therapists specially trained in treating Parkinson’s

Lynnell Gravelle – Advanced Rehab LSVT Big and PWR certified, Rock Steady Boxing Coach (406)752-7250

Rachel Miles – LSVT Big Certified 406-862-9378

Ashley Bender – LSVT Big Certified 406-752-9692 (The Retreat)

Heidi Ruggiero – LSVT Big Certified 406-752-6953 (The Retreat)

Hailey Craig — LSVT Big Certified 406-752-3597 (OrthoRehab Kalispell)

Speech Therapists specially trained in treating Parkinson’s

Ashley Franz – SPEAK OUT/LOUD Crowd Certified 406-862-9378 (Whitefish Therapy)

Jacklyn Macdonald – LSVT Voice Certified 406-751-4520 (Logan Health – Outpatient Therapy in Kalispell)

Assistive Technology and Equipment

Montech – – 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

Low interest loans for the purchase of assistive technology. 406-243-5511

Montana Veteran’s Pantry – 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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