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Thursday, June 1, 2017

Orientation to Parkinson’s Disease

Thursday, June 1, 2017 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

WHEN: Thursday June 1, 2017
TIME: 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
WHERE: Birmingham Next 2121 Midvale Street Birmingham, MI 48009-1509
FEE: No Charge


PRE-REGISTRATION IS MANDATORY,
AS ATTENDANCE IS LIMITED.
PLEASE CONTACT MPF AT (248) 433-1011 OR 1-800-852-9781.

Rochester Adaptive Exercise Class

Thursday, June 1, 2017 9:30 am - 11:30 am

Thursdays at 9:30 am

Contact: Nancy Knitter (248)659-8003 - Call ahead to confirm

Location: St. Irenaeus Hall 771 Old Perch Road Rochester Hills, MI 48309

 

Lenawee County (Adrian) Support Group

Thursday, June 1, 2017 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

1st Thursday at 1:30 pm

Carter Rehabilitation,
1525 W. Maumee, Adrian MI 49221

Facilitator: Diana Oates, PTA (517)-673- 3868

No Meetings July or August

Warren (St. John Macomb) Support Group

Thursday, June 1, 2017 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

1st Thursday, 2:30 - 4:00 pm

St. John Macomb Hospital, Medical Education Center
11800 E. 12 Mile Road, Warren MI 48093

Contact: Stacey Turner, RPT, and Mrin Dear, OTR (586)573-5123

Note: Exercise classes are held every Thursday at 4:00 pm. Contact Stacey for information at (586)573-5123

Hillsdale Parkinson Support Group

Thursday, June 1, 2017 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

1st Thursday, 3:30 pm

Hillsdale County Senior Center, lower level
320 W. Bacon, Hillsdale MI 49424

Contact: Cheryl Schlachter  (517)437-2422 ext. 127

Battle Creek Young Onset Support Group

Thursday, June 1, 2017 4:30 pm

1st Thursday, 4:30 PM

Kool Family Community Center 200 W. Michigan Battle Creek, MI 49017
Anne Clark, Facilitator:  (269) 441-0920








Living with and Understanding Parkinsons Disease

Thursday, June 1, 2017 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

What: This 6-week series provides information and discussion on all aspects of living with PD. This progra, is of value to the newly diagnosed as well as patients and families dealing with PD for several years. These sessions will be presented by health care experts who treat people with Parkinson's disease.

 

Where: Bronson Battle Creek Outpatient Center, Parking Lot #4 (Located on the Emmett St. side of the hospital), battle Creek, MI 49017

 

When: Thursdays, June 1 - July 13, 2017 (5:00pm to 6:30pm)

 

There is no fee for this program.

Pre-Registration is MANDATORY as seating is limited.

 

-To register for all six sessions, visit bronsonhealth.com/classes

-To sign up for one or more sessions, call Senior Health Partners at 269-441-0948

 

 

Friday, June 2, 2017

Parkinson’s Wellness Recovery (PWR!) class

Friday, June 2, 2017 10:00 am
University of Michigan Flint
Parkinson’s Wellness Recovery (PWR!) class
Presented by: Dr. Amy Yorke, PT, PhD, NCS
Class is free of charge, however you must pre-register. 
Urban Health and Wellness Center
1153 William S. White Building 509 N. Harrison Street Flint, MI 48502  
(734) 417-8963 PT_Heart@umflint.edu 
 
Fridays 10:00-11:00 am  starting on October 21, 2016
 
PWR! is a PD-specific skill training program to maintain or restore skills that deteriorate and interfere with everyday movements.   
This CLASS is about empowerment – teaching you what you CAN do to use your FULL potential and get the most out of life. 
 
The Urban Health and Wellness Center is on the first floor of the William S. White building on UM-Flint’s campus. There are specific parking spots for the Urban Health and Wellness center, or metered parking available.   
 

Monday, June 5, 2017

Ann Arbor Exercise Class

Monday, June 5, 2017 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

When: Mondays @ 3:00 pm

Where: Westminster Presbyterian Church, 1500 Scio Church Rd, Ann Arbor, MI 48103

Use the WEST side enterance. NO FEE

For more info, contact: Denise Leffler @ 734-276-998 or by email leddlerdd@gmail.com

 

Cadillac Support Group

Monday, June 5, 2017 8:00 pm

Cadillac Senior Services

601 Chestnut

Cadillac, MI 49601

1st Monday at 7:00pm

Judy Liptak is the leader

For information call Diane Patterson 231-779-9420

Meet first Monday of each month except in January and for that month only. they will meet on January 9th

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Move for Health - PWR!Moves

Tuesday, June 6, 2017 2:15 pm - 3:15 pm

WHEN: Starting March 14, 2017 on Tuesdays 2:15-3:15 pm

WHERE: Carls Center Room 2138

Health Professions Building, Central Michigan University

Phone: 989-774-3904

*PWR!Moves is a Parkinson’s Disease-specific skill training program to maintain or restore skills that deteriorate and interfere with everyday movements. This CLASS is about empowerment – teaching you what you CAN do to use your FULL potential and get the most out of life. PWR!4Life is also about removing barriers to optimal brain health and repair by addressing the motor AND non-motor symptoms that interfere the most with your ability to participate in exercise and LIFE.

For questions contact Caitlyn Madsen at Email: madse1ca@cmich.edu Phone: (630)-864-7528

Faculty Facilitator: Jamie Haines Email: haine1jj@cmich.edu Phone: (989)-415-0418

 

 *Note: No class the week of May 8th. May 15th thru June 19th class will be held at 10am to 11am on Wednesdays. June 26th thru July 25th class will be held at 10am to 11am on Tuesdays. 

Novi (Fox Run) Support Group

Tuesday, June 6, 2017 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

1st Tuesday, 3:00 pm

Location:  Fox Run - Ascot Music Room
               41100 W. 13 Mile Road, Novi MI 48375

Contact:  Rhonda Kotzen MSPT (248)668-8655

Grand Traverse Area Evening Parkinson Support Group

Tuesday, June 6, 2017 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

1st Tuesday 6:00 pm
 
Munson Community Health Center, Room G
550 Munson, Traverse City MI 49686
Belinda Garvon, RN 231-263-0500

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Muskegon Area - Parkinson's Power Support Group

Wednesday, June 7, 2017 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

1st Wednesday, 10:30 am

Location: Norton Shores Public Library
705 Seminole Road, Norton Shores MI 49441

Contact: Holly Lookabaugh-Deur, PhD, PT (231)737-4374

 

Lansing/East Lansing CarePartner Support Group

Wednesday, June 7, 2017 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

1st Wednesday, 1:00 pm

Congregation Shaarey Zedek (north entrance)
1924 Coolidge Road, East Lansing MI 48823

Contact:  Ray Burch 517-336-4121

Karen Petersmark (caregivers) 517-337-2084

Clarence Suelter

 

Port Huron Support Group

Wednesday, June 7, 2017 2:00 pm

1st Wednesday   at 2:00 pm

Location:  McLaren Port Huron Hospital - Jefferson Building
              1320 Washington, Port Huron MI 48060

 

Contact:  Kelly DiNardo, RN  (810) 989-3121 x2

Gladwin Support Group

Wednesday, June 7, 2017 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

1st Wednesday, 5:00 pm


Mid Michigan -Gladwin Hospital Professional Building
Community Education Conference Room
609 Quarter St, Gladwin MI 48624


Julie Wright, RN, (989) 246-6291 Facilitator

Rochester Support Group

Wednesday, June 7, 2017 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

1st Wednesday at 6:00 pm

(Note: this group meets at other times during the month for a Breakfast club, Care Partners' chat, exercise, etc.)

Location: Rochester OPC (Older Persons Commission)

650 Letica Drive, Rochester MI 48307

Contact: Pat Yarnold 248-608-4485 or Nancy Knitter 248-659-8003

West Bloomfield Support Group

Wednesday, June 7, 2017 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

1st Wednesday, 7:00 pm

Location: Jewish Family Services
6555 West Maple, West Bloomfield, MI 48322

Contact: Linda Klein (248)592-2328

Thursday, June 8, 2017

Rochester Adaptive Exercise Class

Thursday, June 8, 2017 9:30 am - 11:30 am

Thursdays at 9:30 am

Contact: Nancy Knitter (248)659-8003 - Call ahead to confirm

Location: St. Irenaeus Hall 771 Old Perch Road Rochester Hills, MI 48309

 

Dickinson County Support Group

Thursday, June 8, 2017 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

2nd Thursday, 11:00 a.m.

Dickinson County UP Rehab Services
395 Hamilton, Kingsford MI 49802

Pauline Hill, (906)774-0332

No meeting in July 







West Branch (Ogemaw) Support Group

Thursday, June 8, 2017 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

2nd Thursday, 12:30 pm

Ogemaw Commission on Aging Sr. Center
Meeting Room 1528 S. M-33,
West Branch, MI 48661

Contact: Carol Gillman (989) 345-3010

No meetings January - February



Flint Area Support Group

Thursday, June 8, 2017 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

2nd Thursday, 2:00 pm


Genesys Home Health & Hospice

5445 Ali Drive,  Grand Blanc, MI
 
Facilitators:  Jeff Langs  (810)694-41797 and David Mack (810)610-5055

Tri-City / Saginaw Support Group

Thursday, June 8, 2017 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

2nd Thursday, 9:00 am

Wescourt Retirement Village
4141 McCarty, Saginaw MI 48603

Contact: Faith LaPonsie  989-274-3238

Berrien County Support Group

Thursday, June 8, 2017 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

2nd Thursday, 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm


Lakeland HealthCare,
Fredrick S.Upton Education Center, Conference Room # 5 and 6
1234 Napier,   St. Joseph, MI 49085


Barbara Ford (269)429-3675 or bcpdsupport@aol.com 

 

Guest Speaker: Phil Miller (one of the co-founders of Rock Steady Boxing in Michigan)

 

Living with and Understanding Parkinsons Disease

Thursday, June 8, 2017 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

What: This 6-week series provides information and discussion on all aspects of living with PD. This progra, is of value to the newly diagnosed as well as patients and families dealing with PD for several years. These sessions will be presented by health care experts who treat people with Parkinson's disease.

 

Where: Bronson Battle Creek Outpatient Center, Parking Lot #4 (Located on the Emmett St. side of the hospital), battle Creek, MI 49017

 

When: Thursdays, June 1 - July 13, 2017 (5:00pm to 6:30pm)

 

There is no fee for this program.

Pre-Registration is MANDATORY as seating is limited.

 

-To register for all six sessions, visit bronsonhealth.com/classes

-To sign up for one or more sessions, call Senior Health Partners at 269-441-0948

 

 

Grand Rapids Support Group

Thursday, June 8, 2017 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

2nd Thursdays at 6:30 pm

Schuler Books and Music Studio

2660 28th St.

Grand Rapids, MI 49512

 

Facilitator: Allison Honderd, RN, BSN - (616) 447-3471

 

Speaker for March 9, 2017 Special Program

Mindfulness, Mental Health Aspects of Parkinson's Disease

 

David Bertram, MD - Neuropsychologist

David Franzblou, MD - Neuropsychiatrist

 

Livonia (Western Wayne) Support Group

Thursday, June 8, 2017 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

2nd Thursday, 7:00 pm

Livonia Senior Citizen Center
15218 Farmington Road, Livonia MI 48154

Contact:  Michigan Parkinson Foundation (248)433-1011   for  Julia Wall - Facilitator

https://www.facebook.com/#!/HFParkinsons/?fref=ts

Friday, June 9, 2017

Parkinson’s Wellness Recovery (PWR!) class

Friday, June 9, 2017 10:00 am
University of Michigan Flint
Parkinson’s Wellness Recovery (PWR!) class
Presented by: Dr. Amy Yorke, PT, PhD, NCS
Class is free of charge, however you must pre-register. 
Urban Health and Wellness Center
1153 William S. White Building 509 N. Harrison Street Flint, MI 48502  
(734) 417-8963 PT_Heart@umflint.edu 
 
Fridays 10:00-11:00 am  starting on October 21, 2016
 
PWR! is a PD-specific skill training program to maintain or restore skills that deteriorate and interfere with everyday movements.   
This CLASS is about empowerment – teaching you what you CAN do to use your FULL potential and get the most out of life. 
 
The Urban Health and Wellness Center is on the first floor of the William S. White building on UM-Flint’s campus. There are specific parking spots for the Urban Health and Wellness center, or metered parking available.   
 

Macomb Support Group

Friday, June 9, 2017 5:00 pm

First Meeting is March 10th, 2017

2nd Friday, 5:00pm - 6:30pm

 

Facilitator:

Donna Zimny, RN 248-964-8786

 

Location: 

Beaumont Macomb Center

15979 Hall Rd. 

Macomb, MI 48044

Saturday, June 10, 2017

Partners in Parkinson's

Saturday, June 10, 2017 9:00 am - 2:30 pm

Event: Partners in Parkinson's

Who's Invited: People living with Parkinson's disease and their families

Where: DeVos Place - 303 Monroe Ave NW - Grand Rapids, MI

When: 9:00 am to 2:30 pm - Saturday, June 10th, 2017 Registration opens at 8:00 am 

 

Partners In Parkinson's is a strategic health initiative to fill in knowledge gaps, provide new educational tools and resources for the Parkinson's community and empower Parkinson's patients and families to optimize care at every stage of the disease. This initiative is a collaboration between The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research and AbbVie.

At the event, you'll:

1. Learn More About Parkinson's Disease

Partners in Parkinson's will help you understand a Parkinson's diagnosis and progression, through panel sessions and breakout discussions. 

2. Connect With Resources In Your Area

A comprehensive Resource Fair provides attendees access to resources in their own community including movement disorder specialists, allied care providers, support groups and more. 

 

The event is free. Complimentary parking as well as breakfast and lunch will be provided to all registered attendees. Join us in Grand Rapids on June 10th.

To RSVP or to learn more, visit PARTNERSINPARKINSONS.ORG/GR

 

Sunday, June 11, 2017

Ann Arbor Support Group

Sunday, June 11, 2017 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

2nd Sunday, 1:30 pm

St. Joseph Mercy Hospital, Ellen Thompson

Women's Health Center

5320 Elliott Drive Classroom 1 - 2nd Floor

Ypsilanti, MI 48197 Parking Lot S. then parking lot M

Bruce Amrine, (734) 668-0427 or Bob Leffler, (734)827-0784

No meetings in July or August

Note: Group also has monthly Social Event, various locations

 

  • Adaptive Exercise: 

When: Thursdays @ 3:00 pm

Where: Grace Bible Church, 1300 S. Maple, Ann Arbor MI 48103

Contact: Denise or Bob Leffler lefflerdd@gmail.com

 

  • Music Therapy Sessions:

We will be continuing this activity weekly throughout the summer under the leadership of Jordan Blanchard.

When: Tuesday June 6 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Where: Interfaith Center for Spiritual Growth, 704 Airport Blvd.,suite 1 AA, 48108 near Costco. Parking is at the door.

For more information, contact Denise Leffler at 734-276-9988, lefflerdd@gmail.com

Monday, June 12, 2017

Calumet Support Group

Monday, June 12, 2017 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

When: 2nd Monday of each month

Time: 1:00 pm

Where: 

Aspirus-Keweenaw Home Nursing

311 Sixth Street

Calumet, MI 49913

Contact: Sarah Baratono, SW - (906) 337-5700

 

 

Young Onset Group of SE Michigan (MIYOPD)

Monday, June 12, 2017 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

2nd Monday, 6:30 pm (light dinner and meeting)


South Lake Schools Administration Building

23101 Stadium Blvd,  . St. Clair Shores, MI 48080


Contact person: Angela Ferrera (313)949-4131

Royal Oak - Southeast Oakland - Support Group

Monday, June 12, 2017 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

2nd Monday 6:30 pm

Beaumont Hospital Administration Building

Classroom 2 - lower level

3711 W 13 Mile Rd.

Royal Oak, MI 48073

No meetings in July - August

Contact - David Bartczak, (248) 755-8034 Facilitator or Dennis Cavanaugh (248) 683-1153

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Battle Creek Care Partners

Tuesday, June 13, 2017 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

2nd Tuesday, 10:00 am


Kool Family Community Center
200 W. Michigan, Battle Creek MI 49016


Contact:  Anne Clark (269)441-0920

Muskegon Care Partners

Tuesday, June 13, 2017 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

2nd Tuesday at 11:00 am

Muskegon County Airport Restaurant
99 Sinclair Drive, Norton Shores, MI 49441

Contact: Mary Mitchell (231)780-3665

Cass County (Cassopolis) Support Group

Tuesday, June 13, 2017 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

2nd Tuesday, 1:00 pm

Cass County Council on Aging
60525 Decatur Rd Cassopolis, MI 49031

Brenda Harris, Faciliator:  (800) 323-0392

No meeting in January

Kalamazoo Care Partners Support Group

Tuesday, June 13, 2017 2:00 pm

Friday after 2nd Tuesday at 2:00 pm

Location:  Center Meadows Apartments
1504 Centre Ave., Portage Mi 49002

Contact:  Nancy Schullery nmsch1020@gmail.com   or Norma Betten at ronormal301@gmail.com

Move for Health - PWR!Moves

Tuesday, June 13, 2017 2:15 pm - 3:15 pm

WHEN: Starting March 14, 2017 on Tuesdays 2:15-3:15 pm

WHERE: Carls Center Room 2138

Health Professions Building, Central Michigan University

Phone: 989-774-3904

*PWR!Moves is a Parkinson’s Disease-specific skill training program to maintain or restore skills that deteriorate and interfere with everyday movements. This CLASS is about empowerment – teaching you what you CAN do to use your FULL potential and get the most out of life. PWR!4Life is also about removing barriers to optimal brain health and repair by addressing the motor AND non-motor symptoms that interfere the most with your ability to participate in exercise and LIFE.

For questions contact Caitlyn Madsen at Email: madse1ca@cmich.edu Phone: (630)-864-7528

Faculty Facilitator: Jamie Haines Email: haine1jj@cmich.edu Phone: (989)-415-0418

 

 *Note: No class the week of May 8th. May 15th thru June 19th class will be held at 10am to 11am on Wednesdays. June 26th thru July 25th class will be held at 10am to 11am on Tuesdays. 

Kalamazoo Support Group

Tuesday, June 13, 2017 4:00 pm

2nd Tuesday, 4:00 pm

Kalamazoo Support Group

Friendship Village of Kalamazoo

1400 Drake Rd. Kalamazoo, MI 49009

Contact: Jennifer Holleman at 269-341-8142 Facilitator: Karen Freshwater, PA



Jackson Support Group

Tuesday, June 13, 2017 6:15 pm - 7:15 pm

2nd Tuesday, 6:15 pm

disAbility Connection
409 Linden Av. (between Prospect & 4th Street)
Jackson MI 49203

Contact: Carole Briggs, RN (517)783-6527

No meetings in July, August or December

Mt. Pleasant Support Group at CMU

Tuesday, June 13, 2017 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
2nd Tuesday at 7:00pm
 
Facilitator (1) Name:Dr. Terry McGlasson
Facilitator (1) Phone:(989)774-6527
 
Meeting Place:CMU Education & Human Service Building 
 
Location: off Washington between Ottawa and Ojibway streets
 
 
Address:1200 S. Franklin Street #413
City:Mount Pleasant
State:Michigan
Zip Code:48858

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Ironwood Support Group

Wednesday, June 14, 2017 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

2nd Wednesday, 10:00 am CST

Aspirus Grand View Hospital,
N10561 Grandview Lane, Conference Room B
Ironwood, MI 49938

Facilitator: Alicia Cook, SW (906)932-7627

Barry County Support Group

Wednesday, June 14, 2017 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

2nd Wednesday, 5pm

Barry County Commission on Aging

320 West Woodlawn Ave., Hastings MI 49058

Facilitators: Karen Mae Wesolek, DPT and Genon Birch, PTA

Contact: Tammy Pennington, Director, BCOA (269)948-4856

Dearborn Support Group

Wednesday, June 14, 2017 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

2nd Wednesday, 7:00 pm


Dearborn Ford Community & Performing Arts Center
Club Room 3  
15801 Michigan Avenue, Dearborn MI 48126

Contact:  Alysha Goodwyn, OTR  (313)806-4296
 

Owosso Support Group

Wednesday, June 14, 2017 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

2nd Wednesday, 7:00 pm 

Location:

Memorial Health Care Auditorium

826 West King Street Owosso, MI 48867 

(on the lower lever)

Karen Prussner, RN, Facilitator (989) 723-6901

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Rochester Adaptive Exercise Class

Thursday, June 15, 2017 9:30 am - 11:30 am

Thursdays at 9:30 am

Contact: Nancy Knitter (248)659-8003 - Call ahead to confirm

Location: St. Irenaeus Hall 771 Old Perch Road Rochester Hills, MI 48309

 

Iosco County Support Group (East Tawas)

Thursday, June 15, 2017 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

3rd Thursday at 10:00am

Tawas Area Presbyterian Church
2095 US-23
East Tawas, MI 48730

Rachel Haviland: 989-545-6049

 

 

Manistee Support Group

Thursday, June 15, 2017 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

3rd Thursday, 11:00 am

West Shore Hospital Education Center, Room 1
1456 E. Parkdale, Manistee, MI 49660

Jeannie Lewis, (231)510-4986

Bay County Support Group

Thursday, June 15, 2017 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

3rd Thursday, 1:00 pm

St. John The Evangelist Church
614 Pine Street,   Essexville MI 48732

Contact:  Bob Richard  (989)391-9892

Ionia County Support Group

Thursday, June 15, 2017 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

3rd Thursday at 1:30 pm

Location: Ionia County Commission on Aging
115 Hudson Street, Ionia MI 48846

Call Retta McCaul (616)693-2121

Frankfort Support Group

Thursday, June 15, 2017 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

3rd Thursday, 2:00 pm

Trinity Lutheran Church
955 James Street, Frankfort MI 49635


Contact:  Fred Hough (231)882-4865


No meetings January - April

Leelanau County/Suttons Bay

Thursday, June 15, 2017 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

3rd Thursday, 2 pm

Leelanau Government Services Building
8527 E. Government Center Drive, Suttons Bay MI 49692

Contact: April Missias, Director: (231)256-8125




Newaygo County Support Group

Thursday, June 15, 2017 3:30 pm

3rd Thursday at 3:30 p.m.

Location: Tamarac Center for Well Being

1401 W. Main St., Fremont, MI 49412

Contact: Sally Wagoner, RN (231) 924-3073

Living with and Understanding Parkinsons Disease

Thursday, June 15, 2017 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

What: This 6-week series provides information and discussion on all aspects of living with PD. This progra, is of value to the newly diagnosed as well as patients and families dealing with PD for several years. These sessions will be presented by health care experts who treat people with Parkinson's disease.

 

Where: Bronson Battle Creek Outpatient Center, Parking Lot #4 (Located on the Emmett St. side of the hospital), battle Creek, MI 49017

 

When: Thursdays, June 1 - July 13, 2017 (5:00pm to 6:30pm)

 

There is no fee for this program.

Pre-Registration is MANDATORY as seating is limited.

 

-To register for all six sessions, visit bronsonhealth.com/classes

-To sign up for one or more sessions, call Senior Health Partners at 269-441-0948

 

 

Living with and Understanding Parkinsons Disease

Thursday, June 15, 2017 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

What: This 6-week series provides information and discussion on all aspects of living with PD. This progra, is of value to the newly diagnosed as well as patients and families dealing with PD for several years. These sessions will be presented by health care experts who treat people with Parkinson's disease.

 

Where: Bronson Battle Creek Outpatient Center, Parking Lot #4 (Located on the Emmett St. side of the hospital), battle Creek, MI 49017

 

When: Thursdays, June 1 - July 13, 2017 (5:00pm to 6:30pm)

 

There is no fee for this program.

Pre-Registration is MANDATORY as seating is limited.

 

-To register for all six sessions, visit bronsonhealth.com/classes

-To sign up for one or more sessions, call Senior Health Partners at 269-441-0948

 

 

Friday, June 16, 2017

Parkinson’s Wellness Recovery (PWR!) class

Friday, June 16, 2017 10:00 am
University of Michigan Flint
Parkinson’s Wellness Recovery (PWR!) class
Presented by: Dr. Amy Yorke, PT, PhD, NCS
Class is free of charge, however you must pre-register. 
Urban Health and Wellness Center
1153 William S. White Building 509 N. Harrison Street Flint, MI 48502  
(734) 417-8963 PT_Heart@umflint.edu 
 
Fridays 10:00-11:00 am  starting on October 21, 2016
 
PWR! is a PD-specific skill training program to maintain or restore skills that deteriorate and interfere with everyday movements.   
This CLASS is about empowerment – teaching you what you CAN do to use your FULL potential and get the most out of life. 
 
The Urban Health and Wellness Center is on the first floor of the William S. White building on UM-Flint’s campus. There are specific parking spots for the Urban Health and Wellness center, or metered parking available.   
 

Orientation to Parkinson's Disease

Friday, June 16, 2017 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

WHEN: Friday, June 16th, 2017

TIME: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

WHERE: Village Conference Center

1645 Commerce Park Drive

Chelsea, Michigan 48118

 

SPEAKER: Kelvin Chou, MD, FAAN

Professor, Neurology and Neurosurgery

Co-Director, STIM (Surgical Therapies Improving Movement) Program

Director, Education and Outreach Core, Udall Center of Excellence for Parkinson's Disease

 

Monday, June 19, 2017

Alpena Support Group

Monday, June 19, 2017 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

 3rd Monday at 1:00 PM

First United Methodist Church
167 S. Ripley Blvd.Alpena, MI 49707

Judy Poli  (989)370-6854

 

Midland Support Group

Monday, June 19, 2017 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

3rd Monday, 7:00 pm

MidMichigan Medical Center -
Midland Conference Room H1221-H1224
4000 Wellness Drive, Midland MI 48670

Contact: Evonne Lamson (989)859-9060

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Battle Creek (Calhoun County) Support Group

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

3rd Tuesday, 10:00 am

Kool Family Community Center
 200 W. Michigan, Battle Creek MI 49017

Contact:  Anne Clark  (269)441-0920

Note:  there are 2 other support groups that meet in Battle Creek:  Care Partners and Young Onset

Detroit Support Group

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

3rd Tuesday, 1:00 pm

Hannon House
4750 Woodward, Detroit MI 48201

Contact:

Gwen Willis 248-722-4085

Janet Whitaker 313-633-1212

Maria Dickerson 313-635-2878

 

Cheboygan Support Group

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

3rd Tuesday at 1pm

*No meeting in June

Location:  McLaren Northern Michigan - Cheboygan Campus
                3rd floor conference room
                 740 S. Main Street, Cheboygan MI 49721

Contact:  Catherine Schulz  (231)445-1595



Bay County (Mid Michigan) Young Onset Support Group

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

3rd Tuesday, 2:00 - 3:30 pm            NO MEETINGS JUNE - JULY - AUGUST

Area Agency on Aging Region
71615 S. Euclid Bay City MI 48706

Contact Facilitator Joan Szczepanski, (989) 893-1503 for location

Move for Health - PWR!Moves

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 2:15 pm - 3:15 pm

WHEN: Starting March 14, 2017 on Tuesdays 2:15-3:15 pm

WHERE: Carls Center Room 2138

Health Professions Building, Central Michigan University

Phone: 989-774-3904

*PWR!Moves is a Parkinson’s Disease-specific skill training program to maintain or restore skills that deteriorate and interfere with everyday movements. This CLASS is about empowerment – teaching you what you CAN do to use your FULL potential and get the most out of life. PWR!4Life is also about removing barriers to optimal brain health and repair by addressing the motor AND non-motor symptoms that interfere the most with your ability to participate in exercise and LIFE.

For questions contact Caitlyn Madsen at Email: madse1ca@cmich.edu Phone: (630)-864-7528

Faculty Facilitator: Jamie Haines Email: haine1jj@cmich.edu Phone: (989)-415-0418

 

 *Note: No class the week of May 8th. May 15th thru June 19th class will be held at 10am to 11am on Wednesdays. June 26th thru July 25th class will be held at 10am to 11am on Tuesdays. 

Lansing Area Support Group

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

3rd Tuesday, 6:00 pm

Valley Court Park Community Center

201 Hillside Court, East Lansing MI 48823

Contact person:  Jim Galloway (517)646-0373

Farmington Hills Support Group

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

3rd Tuesday at 7:00 pm

Location: Botsford Commons – Assisted Living Chapel (1st floor)
21400 Archwood Circle, Farmington Hills MI 48336 

Contact: Kevin Snycerski

(248)875-5100

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Mason County (Scottville) Support Group

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 1:00 pm

3rd Wednesday, 1:00 pm


Senior Center
140 S. Main St. Scottville, MI 49454


Facilitator: Jerry Chancellor, (231)462-3533

Frankenmuth (Saginaw) Support Group

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

3rd Wednesday, 1:00 pm

Independence Village Harmony Hall
255 Mayer Road, Frankenmuth MI 48734

Contact Marilyn Bernthal (989)652-2515

Antrim County / Bellaire Support Group

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

3rd Wednesday, 2-4 pm

Location:  Bellaire Family Health Center,
4955 S. M-88, Bellaire MI 49615

Contact:  Linda Cran, (231)633-1237

 

 

 

Monroe County Support Group

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 6:30 pm

3rd Wednesday, 6:30 pm  

Monroe Charter Twp. Bldg Nature Ctr

4925 E. Dunbar Rd

Monroe, MI 48161


Contact:  Jennifer Traver (734)497-5683

Moving Up Together - for those 50 and under

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

MovingUP Together, a Michigan Parkinson Foundation Community for those diagnosed with PD and families who are 50 years of age or younger Third Wednesday, 7:00 pm

Salem United Church of Christ 33424 Oakland Street, Farmington MI 48335

Contact: Tim Andersson, Facilitator 248-962-3783 or Movinguptogether@gmail.com 

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Rochester Adaptive Exercise Class

Thursday, June 22, 2017 9:30 am - 11:30 am

Thursdays at 9:30 am

Contact: Nancy Knitter (248)659-8003 - Call ahead to confirm

Location: St. Irenaeus Hall 771 Old Perch Road Rochester Hills, MI 48309

 

Gaylord (Otsego County) Support Group

Thursday, June 22, 2017 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

4th Thursday, 2:00 pm

University Center - Gaylord
80 Livingston Blvd Gaylord, MI 49735
Otsego County Commission on Aging

Contact: John Panci, Pam Carlson RN, or Dona Wishart (989)732-1122

Living with and Understanding Parkinsons Disease

Thursday, June 22, 2017 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

What: This 6-week series provides information and discussion on all aspects of living with PD. This progra, is of value to the newly diagnosed as well as patients and families dealing with PD for several years. These sessions will be presented by health care experts who treat people with Parkinson's disease.

 

Where: Bronson Battle Creek Outpatient Center, Parking Lot #4 (Located on the Emmett St. side of the hospital), battle Creek, MI 49017

 

When: Thursdays, June 1 - July 13, 2017 (5:00pm to 6:30pm)

 

There is no fee for this program.

Pre-Registration is MANDATORY as seating is limited.

 

-To register for all six sessions, visit bronsonhealth.com/classes

-To sign up for one or more sessions, call Senior Health Partners at 269-441-0948

 

 

Friday, June 23, 2017

Parkinson’s Wellness Recovery (PWR!) class

Friday, June 23, 2017 10:00 am
University of Michigan Flint
Parkinson’s Wellness Recovery (PWR!) class
Presented by: Dr. Amy Yorke, PT, PhD, NCS
Class is free of charge, however you must pre-register. 
Urban Health and Wellness Center
1153 William S. White Building 509 N. Harrison Street Flint, MI 48502  
(734) 417-8963 PT_Heart@umflint.edu 
 
Fridays 10:00-11:00 am  starting on October 21, 2016
 
PWR! is a PD-specific skill training program to maintain or restore skills that deteriorate and interfere with everyday movements.   
This CLASS is about empowerment – teaching you what you CAN do to use your FULL potential and get the most out of life. 
 
The Urban Health and Wellness Center is on the first floor of the William S. White building on UM-Flint’s campus. There are specific parking spots for the Urban Health and Wellness center, or metered parking available.   
 

Monday, June 26, 2017

Negaunee - Marquette County Support Group

Monday, June 26, 2017 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

 

4th Monday, 1 pm

Negaunee Senior Center
410 Jackson Street, Negaunee MI 49866

Contact:Kristy Malmsten (906)475-6266

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Move for Health - PWR!Moves

Tuesday, June 27, 2017 2:15 pm - 3:15 pm

WHEN: Starting March 14, 2017 on Tuesdays 2:15-3:15 pm

WHERE: Carls Center Room 2138

Health Professions Building, Central Michigan University

Phone: 989-774-3904

*PWR!Moves is a Parkinson’s Disease-specific skill training program to maintain or restore skills that deteriorate and interfere with everyday movements. This CLASS is about empowerment – teaching you what you CAN do to use your FULL potential and get the most out of life. PWR!4Life is also about removing barriers to optimal brain health and repair by addressing the motor AND non-motor symptoms that interfere the most with your ability to participate in exercise and LIFE.

For questions contact Caitlyn Madsen at Email: madse1ca@cmich.edu Phone: (630)-864-7528

Faculty Facilitator: Jamie Haines Email: haine1jj@cmich.edu Phone: (989)-415-0418

 

 *Note: No class the week of May 8th. May 15th thru June 19th class will be held at 10am to 11am on Wednesdays. June 26th thru July 25th class will be held at 10am to 11am on Tuesdays. 

Howell Support Group

Tuesday, June 27, 2017 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Last Tuesday at 4:00 pm 
St. Joseph Mercy Livingston Meeting Room #1 620 Bryon Rd.  (BLUE CANOPY DOOR ENTRANCE) Howell, MI 48843
Contact:  Stuart Blatt  (810)923-8970
Note:  The Howell group also has a weekly exercise group on Thursdays at 1:00 pm.location:  First Presbyterian Church, 323 Grand River Ave., Howell.  

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Traverse City (Parkinson's Network North) Support Group

Wednesday, June 28, 2017 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

4th Wednesday, 10:00 am

Traverse City Senior Center 801 E. Front St. Traverse City Mi 49684

Contact: Hettie Molvang, (231) 947-7389

The Parkinson's Network North Support Group also has a Tai Chi class for for Parkinsonians and their care partners: 2nd & 3rd Wednesday, 3:15 - 4:00 pm See also Traverse City Evening Support Group. The group sponsors a Summer Forum the first Thursday of June.

www.gtaparkinsonsgroup.org

Rochester Care Partner Support Group

Wednesday, June 28, 2017 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Last Wednesday, 1:00 pm

Crittenton Hospital, Conference Room 2E

1101 W. University, Rochester MI 48307

Contact: Nancy Knitter (248)852-8464

No meetings in July, Dec.

Gratiot County Support Group

Wednesday, June 28, 2017 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

4th Wednesday, 2:00 pm

November and December, meetings will be held the 3rd Wednesday, 2 pm

Masonic Pathways 1200 Wright Ave Alma, MI 48801

Scott Hicks, LPN, Facilitator  (989) 875-5269

Call to confirm meeting schedule

 

Petoskey Support Group

Wednesday, June 28, 2017 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

4th Wednesday, 2:00 pm

Friendship Center
1322 Anderson,   Petoskey, MI 49770

Suzanne Holguin, RN, (231) 347-3211

Call for information about  December meeting

 

2017 Petoskey Parkinson’s Disease Support Group Meeting Topics

Location: Petoskey Friendship Center Library 2pm to 3:30 pm.

March 22, 2017- Useful websites on blogging. Presenter is Connie Fisher who lives with PD.

April 26, 2017- Pain with PD, what do you need to know? Presenter is Suzanne Holguin with Audio Podcast.

May 24, 2017- Breakout sessions for Persons with PD, activity and caregiver discussion will be with a facilitator. Each session will last an hour then meet together for last half hour.

June 28, 2017 – Benefits of Creative Activity for PD, Felting/ Painting presentation by Diane Strzelinski, an artist who lives with PD.

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Rochester Adaptive Exercise Class

Thursday, June 29, 2017 9:30 am - 11:30 am

Thursdays at 9:30 am

Contact: Nancy Knitter (248)659-8003 - Call ahead to confirm

Location: St. Irenaeus Hall 771 Old Perch Road Rochester Hills, MI 48309

 

Living with and Understanding Parkinsons Disease

Thursday, June 29, 2017 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

What: This 6-week series provides information and discussion on all aspects of living with PD. This progra, is of value to the newly diagnosed as well as patients and families dealing with PD for several years. These sessions will be presented by health care experts who treat people with Parkinson's disease.

 

Where: Bronson Battle Creek Outpatient Center, Parking Lot #4 (Located on the Emmett St. side of the hospital), battle Creek, MI 49017

 

When: Thursdays, June 1 - July 13, 2017 (5:00pm to 6:30pm)

 

There is no fee for this program.

Pre-Registration is MANDATORY as seating is limited.

 

-To register for all six sessions, visit bronsonhealth.com/classes

-To sign up for one or more sessions, call Senior Health Partners at 269-441-0948

 

 

Friday, June 30, 2017

Parkinson’s Wellness Recovery (PWR!) class

Friday, June 30, 2017 10:00 am
University of Michigan Flint
Parkinson’s Wellness Recovery (PWR!) class
Presented by: Dr. Amy Yorke, PT, PhD, NCS
Class is free of charge, however you must pre-register. 
Urban Health and Wellness Center
1153 William S. White Building 509 N. Harrison Street Flint, MI 48502  
(734) 417-8963 PT_Heart@umflint.edu 
 
Fridays 10:00-11:00 am  starting on October 21, 2016
 
PWR! is a PD-specific skill training program to maintain or restore skills that deteriorate and interfere with everyday movements.   
This CLASS is about empowerment – teaching you what you CAN do to use your FULL potential and get the most out of life. 
 
The Urban Health and Wellness Center is on the first floor of the William S. White building on UM-Flint’s campus. There are specific parking spots for the Urban Health and Wellness center, or metered parking available.   
 
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