…because Parkinson’s affects younger people too
We can't fix everything but together we can change some things..

Our main focus at this time is working with Parkinson's, Supporting  close relationships and to help shape better services.  We share our thoughts and insight into these areas.

Working Cafe
Overall aim: make sure younger people with Parkinson’s have a supportive network, and that they and their loved one don’t feel alone/isolated
Patient and Nurse
Overall aim: Continuing to improve understanding and care for people with young onset within NHS and Parkinson’s UK services
Focusing at Work
Overall aim: make employers / workplaces more Parkinson’s friendly and help people with Parkinson’s get what they need from employment experiences

Who are we?


YPA members are experienced patients, all speaking from lived experience and are passionate about ending stigma and creating change.