In addition to strong emotional support, this group provides the latest medical information on Parkinson's disease, including medications & exercise programs. Meet with us once a month in a caring, friendly atmosphere & share self-help strategies with others.
Everyone is welcome -- persons with Parkinson's disease, their family members & friends. Usually meets the third Wednesday of the month, however there is no meeting in December. Please register to be notified should there be a need for cancellation. Please register online below or call toll-free 1-888-Virtua-3 (1-888-847-8823).
Sponsored by Virtua Rehabilitation Services.
January 16th- Charity Tompkins, Geriatric Social Worker, Samir Patel –Local Pharmacist, Valuable Support Information for Folks with PD
February 20th – Stacey Macaluso, Director of Parkinson’s Connections at the Katz JCC – Value of Exercise for PD
March 20th – Virginia Hedges, Speech Therapist and Michele Williams, Occupational Therapist - 2 facilitated group discussions for People Living with PD and Care Partners
April 17th – Tom Tropea, MD Movement Disorder Specialist – Important Research on PD at Pennsylvania Hospital
May 15th – Jeanne Hendricks, RD, Virtua Dietician– Eating Tips for You
June 19th –Meredith Spindler, MD Movement Disorder Specialist at Penn, What’s New for Parkinson’s Patients?
July 17th – Debbie Rider, Occupational Therapist at Virtua and Julia Wood, Occupational Therapist at Penn- The Value of Occupational Therapy for Folks with PD
August 21st- open – What’s New with Myra Hirschhorn
September 18th – Yuliis Bell, Social Worker from Penn, Sharing thoughts on PD
October 16th – Virtua Pharmacists- Learn More about the PD Meds
November 21st – Thanksgiving DinnerFee: $ 0.00