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Sunday, April 23, 2017

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Monday, April 24, 2017

Orientation to Parkinson's Disease

Monday, April 24, 2017 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

When: Monday, April 24th, 2017

Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Where: Michigan Parkinson Foundation

           30400 Telegraph Road, Suite 150

           Bingham Farms, MI 48025

           (park in the back of the building (eastside) we are in the 1st office to the left when you walk in from the parking lot)

Fee: No charge

 

Negaunee - Marquette County Support Group

Monday, April 24, 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, April 25, 2017

Move for Health - PWR!Moves

Tuesday, April 25, 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, April 25, 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, April 26, 2017

Traverse City (Parkinson's Network North) Support Group

Wednesday, April 26, 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, April 26, 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.

Living with Parkinson's Grosse Pointe Farms

Wednesday, April 26, 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 

Gratiot County Support Group

Wednesday, April 26, 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, April 26, 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, April 27, 2017

Rochester Adaptive Exercise Class

Thursday, April 27, 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, April 27, 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, April 28, 2017

Parkinson’s Wellness Recovery (PWR!) class

Friday, April 28, 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.   
 

Saturday, April 29, 2017

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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