About Us and Our Mission

 

Maine Parkinson Society (MEPS)'s mission is to help improve the quality of life for Maine people affected by Parkinson's Disease (PD) through educational programs, by providing respite care services to health care workers, caregivers and patients with PD. 

What is Parkinson's Disease?

PD is a degenerative neurological disorder that affects 1 in 100 people over age 60. According to recent research, at least 1 million people in the U.S. and more than 5 million people worldwide have Parkinson's disease. To learn more about the effects of Parkinson's here in Maine, we invite you to click the link below:

 

Easing the Burden - Parkinson's Disease

info@maineparkinsonsociety.org - Because we are volunteers, please email or call--we are not in the office on a regular basis--until we can obtain financial support, we are an all volunteer Board for the State of Maine.

A check for $7,000 presented to Maine Parkinson Society for respite care. In the pictures are Maryjane Black, Charlene Batista, and Maria NeCastro  all of Acadia Insurance, and Karen Marsters, president of Maine Parkinson Society.  We are all fortunate to have such leaders in a company that emphasizes giving back to our communities through volunteer work and charitable contributions. 

Acadia Insurance charitable contributions team is very happy to be able to donate to the Maine Parkinson Society.  “We truly wish you the best.”  Happy Holidays!

Charlene, Maryjane &  Maria 

THANK YOU TO THE INDEPENDENT ODD FELLOWS OF MAINE FOR THEIR DONATION OF $4,500!!!! and ANOTHER $750 to boot!  

Maine Parkinson Society (MEPS)                              THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT!

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