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Independent Parkinson’s Network (IPN) is a group
of regional nonprofit organizations from across the country that work together to share best practices, valuable resources, and take collective action toward improving the quality of life for those impacted by Parkinson’s disease. This is guided by the shared understanding that strategic collaboration will improve local organizational effectiveness and deepen national impact.

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Jo Bidwell is the Director of the Southwest Parkinson Society. She travels extensively across Texas and New Mexico supporting Parkinson's patients and their caregivers.

Lubbock PD Support Group
1st Tuesday of each month @ 12 noon
Alliance Church 
5825 34th Street, Lubbock

Lubbock Caregivers Support Group
3rd Tuesday of each month @ 10:30 am

Quaker Ave. Church of Christ
1701 Quaker Ave, Lubbock

Call the SPS office for information on support groups in other towns.

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There are support groups in many cities around Texas and eastern New Mexico. Click here to find the group nearest you.

Information specifically for the caregivers of Parkinson's patients.


Archived Articles

Here you can find past articles from Caregivers Corner, Ask Dr. Hendley, and Talk with Jo.


Need a laugh?  Here's where you can find some.

Newsletter Archive

You can find lots of good information in past newsletters. Click here to read them.

News & Websites

Online resources beyond this website.

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