he Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center (MAPC) offers a variety of educational programs and
support groups for people with Parkinson's disease, families, and caregivers.
The MAPC offers educational sessions and seminars for people with Parkinson's disease, their
families and carepartners. We also provide advanced training on Parkinson's disease for medical
Creative activities have been found to have a therapeutic value for people living with Parkinson's
disease (PD). The MAPC offers creative workshops that encourage participants to take an artistic
journey of discovery, where no artistic skills or experience are required.
Exercise and other leisure activities have been shown to be beneficial for people with Parkinson's
disease (PD). In order to meet the individual needs of the movement disorder population, a
variety of activities are offered through the MAPC. These activities have been specifically adapted
for people with movement disorders and are taught by professionals who have significant
knowledge and experience in this area.
There are a variety of support groups held across the Phoenix metropolitan area for people with
PD, as well as their families and carepartners. People can meet to share experiences, learn from
each other, and meet new friends.
For more information on any of our classes or support groups, please contact Kris Watts at