About IPF

Mission

Our mission is to come alongside those with Parkinson’s disease and their families and provide valuable programs and services to improve their lives physically, mentally and spiritually.

History

Indiana Parkinson Foundation (IPF) was formed in 2009, after a family received a diagnosis of Parkinson’s Disease. The man behind this diagnosis was Don Waterman, a farmer from Hamilton County, IN, a man in his early 50’s, and a man very loved and treasured by his family. The diagnosis of Parkinson’s left many questions and much confusion, feelings of fear and denial. But, after time, something emerged, and it was the desire to do “something”. What that “something” was supposed to be, was the question. It was determined that a foundation should be formed. Although the family members had no knowledge or expertise in this area, they found hope in knowing that they were being led forward by the Lord in their efforts. A song by John Waller was the inspiration behind the grassroots of the Indiana Parkinson Foundation. Read More

Statement of Faith

Indiana Parkinson Foundation keep Christian values at the center of our organization, but we welcome all of any faith to participate in our programs. Our purpose is to glorify God by coming along side people with Parkinson’s disease through uplifting programs and support.

Upcoming Special Events

Upcoming Special Events

2023 Choose to Move Race April 29, 2023

Help us help Hoosiers with Parkinson's today!

Location: Fishers, IN
1 mile, 5K, 10K, Half Marathon

Get Registered!

Parkinson’s Exercise Videos

The CLIMB

The Indiana Parkinson Foundation is committed to giving people with Parkinson's disease their lives back through active engagement in The CLIMB.

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