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Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Muskegon Area - Parkinson's Power Support Group

Wednesday, March 1, 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, March 1, 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, March 1, 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, March 1, 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, March 1, 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, March 1, 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, March 2, 2017

Rochester Adaptive Exercise Class

Thursday, March 2, 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, March 2, 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, March 2, 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, March 2, 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, March 2, 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








Friday, March 3, 2017

Parkinson’s Wellness Recovery (PWR!) class

Friday, March 3, 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, March 6, 2017

Cadillac Support Group

Monday, March 6, 2017 7:00 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, March 7, 2017

Novi (Fox Run) Support Group

Tuesday, March 7, 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, March 7, 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, March 8, 2017

Ironwood Support Group

Wednesday, March 8, 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, March 8, 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, March 8, 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, March 8, 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, March 9, 2017

Rochester Adaptive Exercise Class

Thursday, March 9, 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, March 9, 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

 







West Branch (Ogemaw) Support Group

Thursday, March 9, 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



Parkinson's & Movement Disorders – A Comprehensive Approach to Care

Thursday, March 9, 2017 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The Berrien County Parkinson’s Support Group invites you to a very special event:
Parkinson's & Movement Disorders – A Comprehensive Approach to Care

 

When: Thursday, March 9th 2-4pm
Where: Hilton Garden Inn
Room: Chateau A
1300 Cinema Way
Benton Harbor, MI

RSVP: Donnemarie Rockwell c/o Medtronic - 616.437.6043 - Donnemarie.rockwell@medtronic.com

Or

Barbara Ford, Facilitator, Berrien County Support Group - 269.429.3675 - bcpdsupport@aol.com

 

Refreshments Provided


Join Barbara Pickut, MD, neurologist and medical director of the Parkinson's & Movement Disorders program at Mercy Health Hauenstein Neuroscience Center, as she introduces members of the interdisciplinary team to discuss diagnostic and treatment alternatives including:


*Surgical options
*Neuro-Psychology
*Caregiver & Patient Support


The Parkinson's & Movement Disorders program at Mercy Health Hauenstein Neurosciences has been a research partner of the Van Andel Research Institute and Michigan State University. Our patients have access to the latest clinical trials and other studies –– in addition to a full range of therapies, and surgical procedures –– all conveniently located under one roof.

Read more:

Tri-City / Saginaw Support Group

Thursday, March 9, 2017 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

2nd Thursday, 2:00 pm

Wescourt Retirement Village
4141 McCarty, Saginaw MI 48603

Contact: Faith LaPonsie  989-274-3238

Flint Area Support Group

Thursday, March 9, 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

Berrien County Support Group

Thursday, March 9, 2017 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

2nd Thursday, 3:00 pm


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


Barbara Ford (269)429-3675

Flint Area Support Group - Evening

Thursday, March 9, 2017 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

2nd Thursdays at 6:00 pm

Beech Hill Center

Family Medicine Building, Conference Room A

3230 Beecher Rd. 

Flint, MI 48532

 

First meeting is March 9th, 2017

Topic: Deep Brain Stimulation: Amanda Kelly, Medtronic Rep 

 

Facilitator: Kristin Daniels (810) 342-4220

Grand Rapids Support Group

Thursday, March 9, 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, March 9, 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, March 10, 2017

Parkinson’s Wellness Recovery (PWR!) class

Friday, March 10, 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, March 10, 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

Sunday, March 12, 2017

Ann Arbor Support Group

Sunday, March 12, 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: Thursdays at 3:00 pm Grace Bible Church, 1300 S. Maple, Ann Arbor MI 48103 Contact: Denise or Bob Leffler lefflerdd@gmail.com

Music Therapy Sessions:  Tuesdays 3:30 pm - Grace Bible Church, meets September - May, Contact: Denise or Bob Leffler lefflerdd@gmail.com

Monday, March 13, 2017

Calumet Support Group

Monday, March 13, 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, March 13, 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, March 13, 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, March 14, 2017

Battle Creek Care Partners

Tuesday, March 14, 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, March 14, 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, March 14, 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, March 14, 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, March 14, 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

 

 

Kalamazoo Support Group

Tuesday, March 14, 2017 4:00 pm

2nd Tuesday, 4:00 pm

Kalamazoo Support Group

Friendship Village of Kalamazoo

1400 Drake Rd. Kalamazoo, MI 49009

Contact: Stephanie Wagner (269)341-7500 Facilitator: Karen Freshwater, PA



Jackson Support Group

Tuesday, March 14, 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, March 14, 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, March 15, 2017

Iosco County Support Group (East Tawas)

Wednesday, March 15, 2017 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

3rd Wednesday at 10:00am

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

Rachel Haviland: 989-545-6049

 

Mason County (Scottville) Support Group

Wednesday, March 15, 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, March 15, 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

Monroe County Support Group

Wednesday, March 15, 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, March 15, 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: Laura Goring, Facilitator (734)449-2969 or Movinguptogether@gmail.com 

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Rochester Adaptive Exercise Class

Thursday, March 16, 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

 

Manistee Support Group

Thursday, March 16, 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, March 16, 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, March 16, 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

Leelanau County/Suttons Bay

Thursday, March 16, 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, March 16, 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

Friday, March 17, 2017

Parkinson’s Wellness Recovery (PWR!) class

Friday, March 17, 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, March 20, 2017

Alpena Support Group

Monday, March 20, 2017 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

 3rd Monday at 1:00 PM

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

Donna Precord (231)347-3211

 

Midland Support Group

Monday, March 20, 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, March 21, 2017

Battle Creek (Calhoun County) Support Group

Tuesday, March 21, 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

Cheboygan Support Group

Tuesday, March 21, 2017 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

3rd Tuesday at 1pm

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

Contact:  Catherine Schulz  (231)445-1595



Detroit Support Group

Tuesday, March 21, 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

 

Bay County (Mid Michigan) Young Onset Support Group

Tuesday, March 21, 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, March 21, 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

 

 

Lansing Area Support Group

Tuesday, March 21, 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, March 21, 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, March 22, 2017

Traverse City (Parkinson's Network North) Support Group

Wednesday, March 22, 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

Gratiot County Support Group

Wednesday, March 22, 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, March 22, 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, March 23, 2017

Rochester Adaptive Exercise Class

Thursday, March 23, 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, March 23, 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

Friday, March 24, 2017

Parkinson’s Wellness Recovery (PWR!) class

Friday, March 24, 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, March 27, 2017

Negaunee - Marquette County Support Group

Monday, March 27, 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, March 28, 2017

Move for Health - PWR!Moves

Tuesday, March 28, 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

 

 

Howell Support Group

Tuesday, March 28, 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, March 29, 2017

Living with Parkinson's Grosse Pointe Farms

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Session I         Introduction:    What is Parkinson's Disease 

Speaker:         (Neurologist or Nurse practitioner working in a Neurology practice)

                                   

Session II        Medications (Pharmacist)

Session III       Non Motor symptoms & Diet             

                        Captain Your Own Ship: Empowering Yourself

                        Be an active part of the health care team

 

Session IV      The role of Rehab therapy and exercise in managing Parkinson’s

            Physical therapist and Occupational Therapist

            Person with PD

Session V        Mental Health Issues: Coping with depression and anxiety

Psychologist or Social Worker

Session VI       Speech, Language and Swallowing (Speech Therapist)      

                        Wrap up & review 

Rochester Care Partner Support Group

Wednesday, March 29, 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.

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Rochester Adaptive Exercise Class

Thursday, March 30, 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

 

Friday, March 31, 2017

Parkinson’s Wellness Recovery (PWR!) class

Friday, March 31, 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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Our Location

30400 Telegraph Road, Suite 150
Bingham Farms, MI 48025

Contact us

(248) 433-1011
Toll Free: (800) 852-9781
Email Us
Mon-Fri: 8:30am - 5:00pm

Our Partners

World Parkinson Coalition

Alliance of Independent Regional Parkinson Organizations