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Talk to a real Person

Our Local volunteers are ready to help.

Jud Eson

Person with Parkinson's

Colonie, NY


Kristi LaMonica, Ph.D.

Person with YOPD

Troy, NY


Marie Thorne

Person with Parkinson's

Ballston Spa, NY


Steve Hovey

Person with Parkinson's

Saratoga Springs, NY


Stephanie Soto

Phisical Therapist

Saratoga Springs , NY


Parkinson's Foundation Helpline

You can call the Parkinson's Foundation Helpline 1-800-4PD-INFO (1-800-473-4636) for answers to your Parkinson’s disease (PD) questions. Staffed by nurses, social workers and health educators, the Parkinson's Foundation Helpline is there to support you in any possible way, including:

  • Current disease information

  • Medical issues including symptoms and treatments

  • Health and social care

  • Referrals to health professionals and community resources for local support

The Parkinson's Foundation Helpline is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. ET. We can assist you in either English or Spanish. You can also email us with a question at any time:

Albany County Department for Aging

Albany County Department for Aging is committed to providing access to a comprehensive and coordinated system of supports and services, including:

  • information & assistance

  • congregate meals

  • home delivered meals

  • nutrition counseling

  • adult day care

  • in-home health services

  • caregiver support programs

  • volunteer opportunities

For more information, contact Albany County NY Connects at (518) 447-7177, Monday–Friday, 8:30am–4:30pm.

If you are inquiring about services in a different county, Albany County will make sure you connect with the proper individual or agency.


Don't let the "Alzheimer's" heading throw you. They will help people needing support because of PD also.

Phone: 518-238-4163


The Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Initiative seeks to alleviate the financial and emotional burden placed on caregivers.  Services are offered in a 10-county region and provide a wide range of free support and respite services for caregivers including:  

To access an Alzheimer's Care Navigator in Albany County please call the Eddy at 518-238-4163

  • Care Consultation & Caregiver Support  

  • Referral to home and community-based services

  • Alzheimer's and Dementia Education

  • Family Consultation & Counseling

  • Support Groups

  • Respite Care

Join the discussion

Subscribe to our email based discussion group.

  • Ask for advice from our group members or respond to questions from others. 

  • Be in on late breaking events and local PD news.

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