OHIO — Living with Parkinson’s disease can be a challenge, especially for those who struggle with mobility issues. And that’s why one college student is stepping up to help in a major way.

What You Need To Know

  •  Parkinson's Together is a student-led organization that helps patients with Parkinson's disease 

  • It partners with other organizations to help provide resources to help with their health  

  • Parkinson's Together hopes to expand across the state to help even more people 

Parkinson’s Together has been helping patients with Parkinson’s disease for more than two years now. Parkinson’s disease is a neurodegenerative disorder that impacts the nervous system and movement.

The multi-disciplinary student-led support organization partners with others like the Parkinson’s Community Fitness to provide patients with health and other needed resources.

“We’re really excited about this, like offering this kind of multidisciplinary, support resources and not trying to duplicate the wonderful resources that already exist, but trying to figure out how we can make them work together,” said Mallika Desai, Parkinson’s Together founder.

Parkinson’s Together is looking to partner with other universities to help expand the work they’re doing and help even more people across the country.