Welcome to the Official Website for the National Parkinson Foundation of West Michigan.
We are dedicated to providing support, events, and information for people with Parkinson’s in the West Michigan area.

Latest news:

Feb 13: Facing Off Against Parkinsons
Brent Peterson was the 1st round draft pick of the Detroit Red Wings in 1978, had a career as an NHL player and coach, but was forced to step down follow the 2010-11 season as a result of the advancement of Parkinson's disease.

Feb 27: Grand Rapids DRIVE (basketball) and Parkinsons Awareness Night

Wednesday, January 21, 2015
NPFWM Lecture - Dr. Leslie Neuman
What You and Your Family Should Know About Parkinson’s Disease: 
Parkinson's 101

The National Parkinson Foundation: West Michigan (formerly the Parkinson’s Association West Michigan) is an 501c3 not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing support, information, and connection to the global community for people with Parkinson’s and their families. We are an affiliated chapter of the National Parkinson Foundation located in Miami, FL.

Learn More: About NPFWM
Our meetings feature programs on physical and speech therapy, relaxation training, and other measures which are important in learning to live with Parkinson's disease. We also schedule presentations by neurologists, researchers and other health professionals with Parkinson's experience and training.

Learn More: Events
NPFWM is constantly searching for and providing current information sources pertaining to research, treatment and topics that would be of interest to people with Parkinson’s and their caretakers.

Learn More: Parkinson's Info