About Us

Our Mission

The National Parkinson Foundation Arizona Chapter is dedicated to improving the quality of life for people affected by Parkinson’s disease through programs, education, advocacy and research.

Meet Our Chair

Meet John Baumann, Chair of Moving Day® Phoenix. John was diagnosed with PD 12 years ago at age 41. John, a former executive officer and corporate attorney, and his wife are committed to sharing inspiration for living an amazing life “Parkinson’s Proud” and wrote about the experience, “Decide Success: You Ain’t Dead Yet.” They motivate and inspire patients, caregivers, healthcare professionals, organizations and businesses across the USA and internationally. John & Bernadette invite you to join “Team Baumann” at Moving Day® Phoenix 2014.


Join us for a Special Event

PD Taking Center Stage: Learn the latest information on PD research, advocacy, and support in Arizona.

Saturday, September 13, 2014

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Musical Instrument Museum
4725 E. Mayo Blvd. 
Phoenix, AZ 85050
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A continental breakfast will be served. Free parking is available.

RSVP to jkozicki@parkinson.org

Parkinson’s Central Mobile App

Parkinson’s Central is a free, easy-to-use smartphone app that people with Parkinson’s and their caregivers can use to access Parkinson’s-related information wherever and whenever they need it. ParkinsonsCentral

Parkinson’s Central features:

  • “Near Me” tool to find resources in your area
  • Ins and outs of diagnosis and medication management
  • Information about insurance and finance

For more information please click here.

Join us for Moving Day!

Moving Day® is the National Parkinson Foundation’s annual fundraising walk event. It is a fun and inspiring fundraising event that unites families, friends and communities both large and small in the fight against Parkinson’s disease. This celebration of movement will feature a family friendly walk course, a kids area, a caregivers relaxation tent and a special Movement Pavilion featuring yoga, dance, Tai Chi, Pilates, etc. all proven to help manage the symptoms of PD.

It is ‘A day to move, a day to move others, a day that moves YOU!’

Saturday, November 15, 2014 at Wesley Bolin Plaza, Phoenix

Sunday, April 12, 2015 at Reid Park, Tucson

Register here: www.movingdayarizona.org