Month Flat Week Day

Sunday, March 10, 2019

Washtenaw County - Ann Arbor Support Group

Sunday, March 10, 2019 5:30 pm

When: 2nd Sunday, 1:30 pm

Where:

St. Joseph Mercy Hospital

Women's Health Center

5320 Elliott Drive Classroom 1 - 2nd Floor

Ypsilanti, MI 48197

Parking Lot S. then parking lot M

Contact: Diane Wood 734.646.9420


*No meetings in July-August

 


Note: Group also has monthly Social Event, various locations

  • Adaptive Exercise: 

When: Mondays @ 3pm

Where:

1500 Scio Church Rd
Ann Arbor, MI 48103
Use the West Entrance

Contact: Diane Wood @ 734.646.9420

  • Music Therapy Sessions:

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

When: Tuesdays @ 2pm

Where:

Interfaith Center for Spiritual Growth

704 Airport Blvd.,suite 1 AA, 48108

near Costco. Parking is at the door.

Contact: Diane Woods @ 734.646.9420

Grand Rapids: Power Up Exercise Class

Sunday, March 10, 2019 8:30 pm - 9:45 pm

Where:

This class is led by Cathy Harro, Assistant Professor, Physical Therapy Program, Grand Valley State University.

Cook-DeVos Center for Health Sciences (CHS)
301 Michigan St NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503

When:

The class meets EVERY MONDAY during the school year from 4:30pm until 5:45pm.

Additional Information:

There is an approval process: Contact Cathy at 616-331-5974 and she will follow up with you with an evaluation/screening appointment as well as describing the level of activity.  There is no charge and both men and women may participate. A doctor’s approval is required.

Kent County - Tai Chi (for people with PD) in Grand Rapids

Sunday, March 10, 2019 11:00 pm - Monday, March 11, 2019 12:00 am

Where:

Tai chi, a balance-based exercise, is one non-pharmaceutical therapy which has been studied in patients with Parkinson’s disease. A recent study in the New England Journal of Medicine concluded that Tai Chi may improve balance and prevent falls among people with Parkinson’s disease.

The class is for beginners and is $40 for 10 weeks.

Where:

East Leonard Medical Complex
2680 Leonard St NE  Grand Rapids, MI 49525

When:

Classes meet every Monday, from 7:00pm until 8:00pm.

Additional Information:

For more information contact Ruth Kizer 616-866-4256 or Brenda Schroeder 616-866-1205 or 616-450-8944 or bschroeder@chartermi.net.

Monday, March 11, 2019

Muskegon: Parkinson's Pool Class

Monday, March 11, 2019 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Muskegon: Parkinson's Pool Class
Exercise based class
Monday and Thursday from 11:00 am - 11:45 am
Generation Care-Muskegon
945 E. Sherman Blvd
Muskegon, MI 49444
$6.00 per class, can purchase a punch card-
for a slightly discounted per class rate
No monthly commitment required
We have the capabilities to run this class at our 
Generation Care Grand Haven location but haven't had enough interest

Jackson: Pedaling for Parkinson's

Monday, March 11, 2019 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

YMCA Jackson
127 W Wesley St
Jackson, MI 49201
Mon, Wed & Fri 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Instructor Jennie Lapp (517) 784-9622

Beverly Hills: Rock Steady Boxing

Monday, March 11, 2019 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

7 week course
Mon, Tues & Thurs (1:00 pm - 2:30 pm)
Friday (11:00 am - 1:00 pm)
$147.50 non-member fee
Instructors: Patrick & Jason
Beverly Hills Club
31555 Southfield Rd
Beverly Hills, MI 48025
beverlyhills@rsbaffiliate.com

Grand Rapids: Adaptive Yoga for People with Parkinson's

Monday, March 11, 2019 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Class meets Every Monday from 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Beginning May 6th
People with PD have been shown to respond favorably to the practice of Yoga. This class is suitable for people with PD as well as their caregivers. While yoga cannot reverse PD, it can ease symptoms by improving core strength, flexibility, and balance. Yoga will also decreases stress and bring calm to a busy mind, allowing for deeper relaxation.
Katherine Florentine, ERYT500, has been practicing & teaching yoga for over 20 years. She studies therapeutic applications of Yoga with internationally recognized teachers, and offers classes and workshops nationally and in Australia.
Cascade Yoga Studio
5060 Cascade Rd, SE, Suite G
Grand Rapids, MI 49546
Contact Katherine at (616) 464-1610 or email: katherine.florentine@gmail.com
Suggested donation: $5

Marquette: Pedaling for Parkinson's

Monday, March 11, 2019 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Marquette YMCA
1420 Pine St.
Marquette, MI 49855
Held on Mon, Wed & Friday
1:00 pm - 2:00pm
No fee
Details available on site
Contact Christina Bennett (906)227-9622

Ann Arbor: Pedaling for Parkinson's

Monday, March 11, 2019 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Health Innovation Coordinator
YMCA Ann Arbor
400 W Washington St
Ann Arbor, MI 48103
Mon, Wed & Fri 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Release/Permission from Physician required
Contact Ann Brennan (734) 661-8044
abrennan@AnnArborYMCA.org
Free to members, $30/mo for non-members

Farmington Hills: Movingthru - Dance & Parkinson’s

Monday, March 11, 2019 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Christina’s Adult Ballet & More Studio

31531 West 13 Mile Road 

Farmington Hills, MI 48334

Most Mondays- 2:00pm 

$10 per class 

 For more information Call:

Terrye Mock- 248 505-3951 

Dance for Parkinson's Disease Class

Monday, March 11, 2019 6:45 pm - 7:45 pm

Starting April 9th

Taught by Brandon Koepsell of Take Root

Mondays, 2:45-3:45pm

One Ford Place

1 Ford Place Detroit

Room 5C08

Free parking in 3rd street parking lot contact Shawn Bennis 313-874-4520

or email takerootdance@gmail.com for more info

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Grand Rapids: Power Up Exercise Class

Monday, March 11, 2019 8:30 pm - 9:45 pm

Where:

This class is led by Cathy Harro, Assistant Professor, Physical Therapy Program, Grand Valley State University.

Cook-DeVos Center for Health Sciences (CHS)
301 Michigan St NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503

When:

The class meets EVERY MONDAY during the school year from 4:30pm until 5:45pm.

Additional Information:

There is an approval process: Contact Cathy at 616-331-5974 and she will follow up with you with an evaluation/screening appointment as well as describing the level of activity.  There is no charge and both men and women may participate. A doctor’s approval is required.

Battle Creek: Rock Steady Boxing

Monday, March 11, 2019 9:30 pm - 10:30 pm

Mondays and Thursdays 5:30-6:45
Rock Solid Wellness Studio 
1332 E Columbia Ave. 
Battle Creek, MI 49014
Call 269-420-6582 or www.rocksolidptstudio.com for info/questions
ASK Anne Clark for information on other exercise 
classes available in BC at 269-441-0920

Oakland County - Royal Oak Support Group

Monday, March 11, 2019 10:30 pm - Tuesday, March 12, 2019 12:30 am

2nd Monday 6:30 pm

Beaumont Hospital Administration Building

Classroom 3 - lower level

3711 W 13 Mile Rd.

Royal Oak, MI 48073

No meetings in July - August

Contact Facilitator - Steve McMahon 248-971-5811 or Dennis Cavanaugh (248) 683-1153

Macomb County - Young Onset Group of SE Michigan (MIYOPD)

Monday, March 11, 2019 10:30 pm - Tuesday, March 12, 2019 12:30 am

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 586-696-8663

Midland County Support Group

Monday, March 11, 2019 11:00 pm

2nd Monday, 3:00 pm
Kari Herman BSN, RN-BC
Gerontological Nurse
Season's Adult Day Health Services
4700 Dublin Ave
Midland, MI 48642
kwray@mccoa.org
(989) 633-3700

Kent County - Tai Chi (for people with PD) in Grand Rapids

Monday, March 11, 2019 11:00 pm - Tuesday, March 12, 2019 12:00 am

Where:

Tai chi, a balance-based exercise, is one non-pharmaceutical therapy which has been studied in patients with Parkinson’s disease. A recent study in the New England Journal of Medicine concluded that Tai Chi may improve balance and prevent falls among people with Parkinson’s disease.

The class is for beginners and is $40 for 10 weeks.

Where:

East Leonard Medical Complex
2680 Leonard St NE  Grand Rapids, MI 49525

When:

Classes meet every Monday, from 7:00pm until 8:00pm.

Additional Information:

For more information contact Ruth Kizer 616-866-4256 or Brenda Schroeder 616-866-1205 or 616-450-8944 or bschroeder@chartermi.net.

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Oakland County - Royal Oak Support Group

Monday, March 11, 2019 10:30 pm - Tuesday, March 12, 2019 12:30 am

2nd Monday 6:30 pm

Beaumont Hospital Administration Building

Classroom 3 - lower level

3711 W 13 Mile Rd.

Royal Oak, MI 48073

No meetings in July - August

Contact Facilitator - Steve McMahon 248-971-5811 or Dennis Cavanaugh (248) 683-1153

Macomb County - Young Onset Group of SE Michigan (MIYOPD)

Monday, March 11, 2019 10:30 pm - Tuesday, March 12, 2019 12:30 am

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 586-696-8663

Calhoun County - Battle Creek Care Partners Support Group

Tuesday, March 12, 2019 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

2nd Tuesday, 10:00 am

Battle Creek Family YMCA

182 Capital Ave NE

Battle Creek MI 49017

Contact:  Anne Clark (269) 441-0920

Grand Blanc: PWR! PD Exercise Group

Tuesday, March 12, 2019 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Every Tuesday PWR! Class - 10:00 am
Every Thursday PWR! Cycle - 10:00 am
Members free,
Non-members $15 per class 
Genesys Athletic Club
901 Health Park Blvd.
Grand Blanc, MI 48439
Contact: Angee Ludwa @ 248-760-2019
or aludwa@comcast.net

Grand Haven: Pedaling for Parkinson's

Tuesday, March 12, 2019 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

YMCA Tri-Cities
1 Y Dr.
Grand Haven, MI 49417
Contact: Erica Phelps
(616) 842-7051 ext. 224 
Permission from physician required
Classes run Tues, Thurs, & Friday
10:30 am - 11:15 am
$10 pass for non-members, free to members

Pontiac: Dance for Parkinson's Disease

Tuesday, March 12, 2019 2:45 pm - 3:45 pm

Tuesdays 10:45AM – 12:00PM
Free and open to the public
Lead Teacher: Take Root Co-Director/Co-Founder Ali Woerner and/or Take Root Rehearsal Director Vivian Costello
Host organization: Take Root
Styles Taught: ballet, modern, jazz and tap.
Saint Joseph Mercy Oakland Hospital
Wellness Center
44405 Woodward Ave
Pontiac MI, 48341

Muskegon County Care Partners

Tuesday, March 12, 2019 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

2nd Tuesday at 12:00 pm

Senior Resources of West Michigan
Tanglewood Park
560 Seminole Rd. 
Muskegon, MI 49444

Contact: Pat Green 231-740-1967, Beth Donovan 231-744-4730 and Eileen O'Brien 231-955-0198

Wyoming: Metro Health exercise class for Parkinson's patients

Tuesday, March 12, 2019 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Where: 

Metro Health Conference Center

2225 Byron Center Avenue, SW, Wyoming, MI 49519

 

When:

Every Tuesday 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

 

Additional Information:

The class is FREE but you must register by calling 616-252-7199

 

Grand Rapids Ballet School: Dancing with Parkinson's Disease

Tuesday, March 12, 2019 4:00 pm - 4:45 pm

What:

This 45 minute movement class is designed to increase the flexibility, strength, balance, and coordination of persons with Parkinson’s Disease. The class progresses from seated exercises to standing exercises at a bar to movements across the floor, all to live piano accompaniment. Spouses, caretakers, and friends are all encouraged to participate!

Where:

Grand Rapids Ballet
Meijer-Royce Center for Dance
341 Ellsworth Ave SW, Grand Rapids, MI  49503

When:

The classes meet EVERY TUESDAY, from 12:00pm until 12:45pm.

Additional Information:

Please reach out to Attila Mosolygo at AttilaM@grballet.com.
The Grand Rapids Ballet Main Office Phone is: 616-454-4771, x17.

Cass County - Cassopolis Support Group

Tuesday, March 12, 2019 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

2nd Tuesday, 1:00 pm
Cass County Council on Aging
60525 Decatur Rd
Cassopolis, MI 49031
Facilitator: Asali Kelly 269-445-8110 x 248

 

Beverly Hills: Rock Steady Boxing

Tuesday, March 12, 2019 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

7 week course
Mon, Tues & Thurs (1:00 pm - 2:30 pm)
Friday (11:00 am - 1:00 pm)
$147.50 non-member fee
Instructors: Patrick & Jason
Beverly Hills Club
31555 Southfield Rd
Beverly Hills, MI 48025
beverlyhills@rsbaffiliate.com

Jackson: Summit Branch YMCA

Tuesday, March 12, 2019 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Rock Steady Boxing on Tues, Thurs & Sat
1 pm - 2:30 pm
Mailynn Pratt, Instructor (517) 240-9022
2151 Ferguson Rd.
Jackson, MI 49201

Marquette: Movement and Dance for Those with Parkinson's

Tuesday, March 12, 2019 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Tuesdays and Fridays 2:00 – 3:15 PM
Saturdays 1:00- 2:15 PM
Free of charge
Lead Teacher: Marge Sklar
Sponsoring organizations: Dance Zone and Lake Superior Hospice
Dance Zone
1113 Lincoln Avenue
Marquette, MI 49855
For more information or to register please contact Marge Sklar at (906) 236-1457 
or via email by marge@dancezonemqt.org

Kalamazoo County Support Group

Tuesday, March 12, 2019 8:00 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



Troy: PD Fitness for Life

Tuesday, March 12, 2019 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Tues & Thurs 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Free 1st session
6 Degree Burn Fitness Studio
1825 Brinston Dr.
Troy, MI 48083
Mike Demeter (248) 270-5676 (PD patient since 2012 – dedicated to improving the quality of life for people dealing with Parkinson’s)

Jackson County Support Group

Tuesday, March 12, 2019 10:15 pm - 11:15 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

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Gogebic County - Ironwood Support Group

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 2:00 pm - 4:00 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

Jackson: Pedaling for Parkinson's

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

YMCA Jackson
127 W Wesley St
Jackson, MI 49201
Mon, Wed & Fri 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Instructor Jennie Lapp (517) 784-9622

Rochester: Older Person's Commision (OPC)

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

650 Letica Drive
Rochester, MI 48307
(248) 656-1403
Every Wednesday
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
opcseniorcenter.org
Contact: Alli Woerner: takerootdance@gmail.com

Marquette: Pedaling for Parkinson's

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Marquette YMCA
1420 Pine St.
Marquette, MI 49855
Held on Mon, Wed & Friday
1:00 pm - 2:00pm
No fee
Details available on site
Contact Christina Bennett (906)227-9622

Grand Rapids: Parkinson's Exercise & Recreation Class (PERC)

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 5:15 pm - 6:15 pm

What:

Helps achieve and maintain the highest level of physical functioning. This class is led by Physical Therapist very familiar with the needs of those with Parkinson's.  The class provides enjoyable exercise tailored to assist people with Parkinson’s improve balance, strength and motor functions. You may participate alone or bring a partner.

Where:

Mercy Saint Mary's Hauenstein

220 Cherry SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503

When:

Class is offered EVERY WEDNESDAY and FRIDAY, from 1:15pm until 2:15pm

Additional Information:

Doctor’s approval in writing is required.  Cost is $3.00 per session or 11 classes for $30 prepaid.  A physician's note approving participation in the class is required.  Also, participants need to be safe for dynamic movement and balance activities or they are welcome to have a family member or caregiver guard them.   Music is used to stimulate effort and pacing, but this is not a dance class.   We strive to provide the foundational flexibility, strength, and balance control needed to keep posture erect and walking safe and stable. 

Ann Arbor: Pedaling for Parkinson's

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Health Innovation Coordinator
YMCA Ann Arbor
400 W Washington St
Ann Arbor, MI 48103
Mon, Wed & Fri 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Release/Permission from Physician required
Contact Ann Brennan (734) 661-8044
abrennan@AnnArborYMCA.org
Free to members, $30/mo for non-members

Grand Haven: Dancing for Parkinson's/West Michigan-Lakeshore

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Wednesdays, 1:30 to 2:30 PM
Financial Support Provided, in part, by Parkinson’s Association of West Michigan
Head Teacher: Cathy Gamby
Assistant Head Teacher: MiMi Dunne
Accompanist: Karen Frederiksen
Coordinator and teacher: Janice White
Classes held at 
Spotlight Dance Academy 
1445 Columbus Avenue
Grand Haven, MI 49417
Classes are free, however donations are welcome.
Questions: DancingForParkinsons@gmail.com or 
call Jan at (616) 846-4097 
Vist our Website at: danceforpd.org
Please join us! All PD levels, plus family member or caregiver welcome. Call to confirm class dates.

Shiawassee County - Owosso Support Group

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 7:00 pm

2nd Wednesday, 3:00 pm 

Location:

Shiawassee Council on Aging 

300 N. Washingon St. Owosso, MI 48867 

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

Ann Arbor: Parkinson's Movement & Dance Class

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Wednesdays, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Turner Senior Resource Center
Sept 27-Nov 1
Jan 24-Feb 28
Mar 14-April 18
For more info and registration call: 
Rachel Dewees @ 734-998-9350

Royal Oak: PD Exercise Group

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Beaumont Health System
3555 W. 13 Mile Rd
Neuroscience Center
Royal Oak, MI 48073
Weds 3:00 pm
$13.33 per class
Contact Jackie (248) 551-1000

Barry County - Hastings Support Group

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 9:00 pm - 10:30 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

Thursday, March 14, 2019

Rochester Hills: PD Adaptive Exercise Group

Thursday, March 14, 2019 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

St. Irenaeus Church
771 Old Perch Rd.
Rochester Hills, MI 48309
Thursdays 9:30 am
Instructor Carol Schram (586) 453-2162

*Call to confirm class has not been cancelled due to church event

Benzie County - Bravery Brigade Support Group

Thursday, March 14, 2019 1:30 pm

Benzie County – Bravery Brigade

2nd Thursdays, 9:30 am

102 Airport Road

Frankfort, MI 49635

Benzie.parkinsons@gmail.com

Linda Gottschalk (919)360-1593

Deb Cenname (231) 622-5140

Grand Blanc: PWR! PD Exercise Group

Thursday, March 14, 2019 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Every Tuesday PWR! Class - 10:00 am
Every Thursday PWR! Cycle - 10:00 am
Members free,
Non-members $15 per class 
Genesys Athletic Club
901 Health Park Blvd.
Grand Blanc, MI 48439
Contact: Angee Ludwa @ 248-760-2019
or aludwa@comcast.net

Grand Haven: Pedaling for Parkinson's

Thursday, March 14, 2019 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

YMCA Tri-Cities
1 Y Dr.
Grand Haven, MI 49417
Contact: Erica Phelps
(616) 842-7051 ext. 224 
Permission from physician required
Classes run Tues, Thurs, & Friday
10:30 am - 11:15 am
$10 pass for non-members, free to members

Dickinson County Support Group

Thursday, March 14, 2019 3:00 pm - 4:00 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 







Frankfort: Dancing for Parkinson's

Thursday, March 14, 2019 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Betsie Hosick Fitness Center
102 Airport Road
Frankfort, Michigan 49635
Every Thursday at 11:00 am
$7.50 for non-members. Free for members.
Call Jo-Ann Tarkington @ 231-352-9661

Ogemaw County - West Branch Support Group

Thursday, March 14, 2019 4:30 pm - 6:30 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



West Bloomfield: Movingthru - Dance & Parkinson’s

Thursday, March 14, 2019 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

West Bloomfield Henry Ford Hospital

Thursdays*  12:30 - 1:30pm at Vita

Instructor:  Terrye Mock 

Call:  248 505-3951

$10 per class (6 classes for $50)

*No class on Thursday Feb. 15

Beverly Hills: Rock Steady Boxing

Thursday, March 14, 2019 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

7 week course
Mon, Tues & Thurs (1:00 pm - 2:30 pm)
Friday (11:00 am - 1:00 pm)
$147.50 non-member fee
Instructors: Patrick & Jason
Beverly Hills Club
31555 Southfield Rd
Beverly Hills, MI 48025
beverlyhills@rsbaffiliate.com

Howell: Adaptive Exercise with Dr. Stuart Blatt

Thursday, March 14, 2019 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Thursdays, 1:00 pm
1st Presbyterian Church
323 Grand River Ave., Howell
Contact Jane Haessley (810)568-5055

Jackson: Summit Branch YMCA

Thursday, March 14, 2019 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Rock Steady Boxing on Tues, Thurs & Sat
1 pm - 2:30 pm
Mailynn Pratt, Instructor (517) 240-9022
2151 Ferguson Rd.
Jackson, MI 49201

Bloomfield: Movingthru – Parkinson’s & Dance

Thursday, March 14, 2019 5:45 pm - 6:45 pm

Thursdays, 1:45PM – 2:30PM – 1/2 hour social time after class 
in the Bloomfield Township Senior Center Cafe
4/classes Non Res $24
FREE for Township Residents
Preregistration required – no drop-ins
Bloomfield Township Senior Center
4315 Andover Rd.
Bloomfield Township , MI 48302
Visit the website here.
For more information or to register please click here or call 248.723.3500

Genesee County - Flint Area Support Group

Thursday, March 14, 2019 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

2nd Thursday, 2:00 pm


Genesys Home Health & Hospice

5445 Ali Drive,  Grand Blanc, MI
 
Facilitators: David Mack (810)610-5055

Saginaw County - Support Group

Thursday, March 14, 2019 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Time: 2nd Thursday of the month at 2:00 pm

Location:
Wescourt Retirement Residence
4141 McCarty Road
Saginaw, MI 48603

Contact:
Virginia Buggia
(989) 793-7319

Wayne County - Grosse Pointe Parkinson's Action Group

Thursday, March 14, 2019 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Parkinson’s Action Group
Christ Church
61 Grosse Pointe Blvd
Grosse Pointe Farms, MI 48236
Leader: Deb Miller 313-882-9600
Meets every 2nd Thursday of the month
Time:  2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Berrien County Support Group

Thursday, March 14, 2019 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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

Located at:
CARING CIRCLE
4025 Health Park Ln.
St Joseph, MI 49085
Corner of Hollywood and Glenlord
For more info contact: Barbara Ford (269) 429-3675 or email: bcpdsupport@aol.com 

 

 

 

Hillsdale County Support Group

Thursday, March 14, 2019 7:00 pm

2nd Thursday of the month

TIme: 3:00pm - 4:30pm

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

Contact: Maggi Monroe, RN mmonroe@hillsdaleseniors.org

 

Dancing with Parkinson’s

Thursday, March 14, 2019 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Dancing with Parkinson’s
A Fun Way to Improve Movement
for people with Parkinson’s Disease and their Care Partners
When: Thursdays starting January 11 @ 4-5pm
Fridays starting January 12 @ 10-11am
Where: Friendship Village Fitness Center
1400 N. Drake Road, Kalamazoo
Cost: $5.00 per person per class (FV residents FREE)
To enroll, contact Nancy Schullery: (269) 372-7241 or nmsch1020@gmail.com

Brighton Adaptive Exercise Class

Thursday, March 14, 2019 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Brighton Adaptive Exercise Class
Every Thursday
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
242 Church
Kids Community Room (in the basement)
7526 Grand River Ave
Brighton, MI 48114

Contact: Stuart Blatt, PT, PhD 810-923-8970

Troy: PD Fitness for Life

Thursday, March 14, 2019 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Tues & Thurs 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Free 1st session
6 Degree Burn Fitness Studio
1825 Brinston Dr.
Troy, MI 48083
Mike Demeter (248) 270-5676 (PD patient since 2012 – dedicated to improving the quality of life for people dealing with Parkinson’s)

Warren: PD Exercise Group

Thursday, March 14, 2019 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

St. John Macomb - Medical Center
12000 E. 12 Mile Road
Warren, MI 48093
Thursday 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Release/Permission from Physician required
(586) 573-5123

Battle Creek: Rock Steady Boxing

Thursday, March 14, 2019 9:30 pm - 10:30 pm

Mondays and Thursdays 5:30-6:45
Rock Solid Wellness Studio 
1332 E Columbia Ave. 
Battle Creek, MI 49014
Call 269-420-6582 or www.rocksolidptstudio.com for info/questions
ASK Anne Clark for information on other exercise 
classes available in BC at 269-441-0920

Genesee County - Flint Area Support Group (Evening)

Thursday, March 14, 2019 10:00 pm

2nd Thursdays at 6:00 pm

Beech Hill Center

Family Medicine Building, Conference Room A

3239 Beecher Rd. 

Flint, MI 48532

 

Facilitator: Kristin Daniels (810) 342-5352 and Kelli Baker (810) 342-5352

Wayne County - Livonia Support Group

Thursday, March 14, 2019 11:00 pm - Friday, March 15, 2019 1:00 am

2nd Thursday, 7:00 pm

Livonia Senior Citizen Center
15218 Farmington Road, Livonia MI 48154

Contact:  Michigan Parkinson Foundation (248)433-1011 or email: Livoniaparkinsons@gmail.com  for  Julia Wall - Facilitator

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

No meetings in Jan, July, and August

 

Friday, March 15, 2019

Wayne County - Livonia Support Group

Thursday, March 14, 2019 11:00 pm - Friday, March 15, 2019 1:00 am

2nd Thursday, 7:00 pm

Livonia Senior Citizen Center
15218 Farmington Road, Livonia MI 48154

Contact:  Michigan Parkinson Foundation (248)433-1011 or email: Livoniaparkinsons@gmail.com  for  Julia Wall - Facilitator

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No meetings in Jan, July, and August

 

Dancing with Parkinson’s

Friday, March 15, 2019 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Dancing with Parkinson’s
A Fun Way to Improve Movement
for people with Parkinson’s Disease and their Care Partners
When: Thursdays starting January 11 @ 4-5pm
Fridays starting January 12 @ 10-11am
Where: Friendship Village Fitness Center
1400 N. Drake Road, Kalamazoo
Cost: $5.00 per person per class (FV residents FREE)
To enroll, contact Nancy Schullery: (269) 372-7241 or nmsch1020@gmail.com

Grand Haven: GO Group

Friday, March 15, 2019 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Exercise based class with educational, speech,
and cognitive components
Runs on a 6 week basis
every Friday from 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Generations Care-Muskegon
945 E. Sherman Blvd
Muskegon, MI 49444
Ability to run class at Generation Care clinic as well
$48.00 for 6 week class
Need to call for availability and when the next class is starting
(231) 737-4373

Grand Haven: Pedaling for Parkinson's

Friday, March 15, 2019 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

YMCA Tri-Cities
1 Y Dr.
Grand Haven, MI 49417
Contact: Erica Phelps
(616) 842-7051 ext. 224 
Permission from physician required
Classes run Tues, Thurs, & Friday
10:30 am - 11:15 am
$10 pass for non-members, free to members

Beverly Hills: Rock Steady Boxing

Friday, March 15, 2019 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

7 week course
Mon, Tues & Thurs (1:30 pm - 3:00 pm)
Friday (11:00 am - 1:00 pm)
$147.50 non-member fee
Instructors: Patrick & Jason
Beverly Hills Club
31555 Southfield Rd
Beverly Hills, MI 48025
beverlyhills@rsbaffiliate.com

Jackson: Pedaling for Parkinson's

Friday, March 15, 2019 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

YMCA Jackson
127 W Wesley St
Jackson, MI 49201
Mon, Wed & Fri 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Instructor Jennie Lapp (517) 784-9622

Marquette: Pedaling for Parkinson's

Friday, March 15, 2019 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Marquette YMCA
1420 Pine St.
Marquette, MI 49855
Held on Mon, Wed & Friday
1:00 pm - 2:00pm
No fee
Details available on site
Contact Christina Bennett (906)227-9622

Grand Rapids: Parkinson's Exercise & Recreation Class (PERC)

Friday, March 15, 2019 5:15 pm - 6:15 pm

What:

Helps achieve and maintain the highest level of physical functioning. This class is led by Physical Therapist very familiar with the needs of those with Parkinson's.  The class provides enjoyable exercise tailored to assist people with Parkinson’s improve balance, strength and motor functions. You may participate alone or bring a partner.

Where:

Mercy Saint Mary's Hauenstein

220 Cherry SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503

When:

Class is offered EVERY WEDNESDAY and FRIDAY, from 1:15pm until 2:15pm

Additional Information:

Doctor’s approval in writing is required.  Cost is $3.00 per session or 11 classes for $30 prepaid.  A physician's note approving participation in the class is required.  Also, participants need to be safe for dynamic movement and balance activities or they are welcome to have a family member or caregiver guard them.   Music is used to stimulate effort and pacing, but this is not a dance class.   We strive to provide the foundational flexibility, strength, and balance control needed to keep posture erect and walking safe and stable. 

Ann Arbor: Pedaling for Parkinson's

Friday, March 15, 2019 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Health Innovation Coordinator
YMCA Ann Arbor
400 W Washington St
Ann Arbor, MI 48103
Mon, Wed & Fri 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Release/Permission from Physician required
Contact Ann Brennan (734) 661-8044
abrennan@AnnArborYMCA.org
Free to members, $30/mo for non-members

Marquette: Movement and Dance for Those with Parkinson's

Friday, March 15, 2019 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Tuesdays and Fridays 2:00 – 3:15 PM
Saturdays 1:00- 2:15 PM
Free of charge
Lead Teacher: Marge Sklar
Sponsoring organizations: Dance Zone and Lake Superior Hospice
Dance Zone
1113 Lincoln Avenue
Marquette, MI 49855
For more information or to register please contact Marge Sklar at (906) 236-1457 
or via email by marge@dancezonemqt.org

Saturday, March 16, 2019

Marquette: Movement and Dance for Those with Parkinson's

Saturday, March 16, 2019 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Tuesdays and Fridays 2:00 – 3:15 PM
Saturdays 1:00- 2:15 PM
Free of charge
Lead Teacher: Marge Sklar
Sponsoring organizations: Dance Zone and Lake Superior Hospice
Dance Zone
1113 Lincoln Avenue
Marquette, MI 49855
For more information or to register please contact Marge Sklar at (906) 236-1457 
or via email by marge@dancezonemqt.org

Jackson: Summit Branch YMCA

Saturday, March 16, 2019 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Rock Steady Boxing on Tues, Thurs & Sat
1 pm - 2:30 pm
Mailynn Pratt, Instructor (517) 240-9022
2151 Ferguson Rd.
Jackson, MI 49201

Grand Rapids: Power Up Exercise Class

Saturday, March 16, 2019 8:30 pm - 9:45 pm

Where:

This class is led by Cathy Harro, Assistant Professor, Physical Therapy Program, Grand Valley State University.

Cook-DeVos Center for Health Sciences (CHS)
301 Michigan St NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503

When:

The class meets EVERY MONDAY during the school year from 4:30pm until 5:45pm.

Additional Information:

There is an approval process: Contact Cathy at 616-331-5974 and she will follow up with you with an evaluation/screening appointment as well as describing the level of activity.  There is no charge and both men and women may participate. A doctor’s approval is required.

Kent County - Tai Chi (for people with PD) in Grand Rapids

Saturday, March 16, 2019 11:00 pm - Sunday, March 17, 2019 12:00 am

Where:

Tai chi, a balance-based exercise, is one non-pharmaceutical therapy which has been studied in patients with Parkinson’s disease. A recent study in the New England Journal of Medicine concluded that Tai Chi may improve balance and prevent falls among people with Parkinson’s disease.

The class is for beginners and is $40 for 10 weeks.

Where:

East Leonard Medical Complex
2680 Leonard St NE  Grand Rapids, MI 49525

When:

Classes meet every Monday, from 7:00pm until 8:00pm.

Additional Information:

For more information contact Ruth Kizer 616-866-4256 or Brenda Schroeder 616-866-1205 or 616-450-8944 or bschroeder@chartermi.net.

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