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Financial Assistance

Finding financial assistance for people with Parkinson’s disease can be difficult.  It will require resourcefulness, perseverance and patience.  By being creative and organized, you should be able to find some amount of help and reduce your financial stresses.

 

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Related Resources from the PD Resource List

Melvin Weinstein Parkinson's Foundation (MWPF)
Category: Financial Assistance and Other Resources
Resource Type: National Organizations
Phone: (757) 313-9729
Email: help@mwpf.org
Associated URL: www.mwpf.org
Language: English
This nonprofit organization offers tailored assistance to individuals with PD that are struggling with financial issues. Through the Helen M. Lynch Direct Aid Fund of the Parkinson's Disease Foundation and the Melvin Weinstein Parkinson's Foundation, funds are available for individuals who meet certain eligibility requirements to assist with paying for a home health aide or visiting nurse and to purchase such medical equipment as wheelchairs, walkers and canes.

TogetherRx
Category: Financial Assistance and Other Resources
Resource Type: Websites
Toll Free: (800) 444-4106
Associated URL: www.togetherrxAccess.com
Language: English
This website, sponsored by pharmaceutical companies, offers a 40-60 percent discount on certain brand name and generic medications for those who do not have prescription insurance coverage, although not all PD medications are on their list. Website also offered in Spanish.

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