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Friday, December 1, 2017

Genesse County - Parkinson’s Wellness Recovery (PWR!) class

Friday, December 1, 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, December 2, 2017

Exercise for Parkinson's

Saturday, December 2, 2017 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Free Exercise Program
Every other Saturday
December 2nd and 16th, 2017
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Clawson Senior Center
509 Fisher Court, Clawson, MI 48017

Register early as spaces are limited!!!

To Register and for more information:
Call Ramil @ 586-303-7294 or email info@mhillersPT.com


Free exercise for individuals with :
-Balance problems
-Walking difficulties
-Muscle pain and stiffness
-Fatigue and low motivation
-Poor posture
-Pain

During the session:
-Introduction to LSVT BIG treatment program for Parkinson's and other neurologic symptoms
-Different exercises every session: that may include stretching, balance training, Tai Chi, endurance training, posture training, proper ambulation mechanics and pain-relieving techniques, etc.
-Knowledgegable speakers may be present and topics related to different symptoms associated with aging may be discussed

"Join Us and Let's prove that Exercise it the BEST MEDICINE"

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Wexford County - Cadillac Support Group

Tuesday, December 5, 2017 1:00 pm

When:

1st Tuesday of each month at 1:00 pm

 

Where:

Cadillac Senior Citizens Center

601 Chestnut

Cadillac, MI 49601

 

For information call Diane Patterson 231-779-9420

 

Ingham County - Lansing/East Lansing CarePartner Support Group

Tuesday, December 5, 2017 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

1st Tuesday, 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

 

Isabella County - MOVE! for Health - PWR!Moves

Tuesday, December 5, 2017 2:15 pm - 3:15 pm

WHEN: September 11th to December 11th, 2017 - Mondays at 2:30pm

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.

Contact : Danielle Puckett at pucke1dn@cmich.edu and (313) 820-9975 or Alexis Cherven at cherv1ab@cmich.edu and (989) 513-9176.

 *Note: No classes in August. Beginning September 11th to December 11th, new classes will be on Mondays at 2:30pm at the College of Health Professions Building. 

 

 

 

Oakland County - Novi (Fox Run) Support Group

Tuesday, December 5, 2017 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

1st Tuesday, 3:00 pm

Location:  Belmont Club House -  DERBY ROOM (Lower level)

               41100 W. 13 Mile Road, Novi MI 48375

Contact:  Rhonda Kotzen MSPT (248)668-8655

Grand Traverse County - Evening Support Group

Tuesday, December 5, 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, December 6, 2017

Muskegon County - Parkinson's Power Support Group

Wednesday, December 6, 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

 

St. Clair County - Port Huron Support Group

Wednesday, December 6, 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 County Support Group

Wednesday, December 6, 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

Oakland County - Rochester Support Group

Wednesday, December 6, 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

Oakland County - West Bloomfield Support Group

Wednesday, December 6, 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, December 7, 2017

Oakland County - Rochester Adaptive Exercise Class

Thursday, December 7, 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, December 7, 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

Macomb County - Warren Support Group

Thursday, December 7, 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 County Support Group

Thursday, December 7, 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

Brighton Adaptive Exercise Class

Thursday, December 7, 2017 4:00 pm - 5:00 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

Calhoun County - Battle Creek Young Onset Support Group

Thursday, December 7, 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, December 8, 2017

Genesse County - Parkinson’s Wellness Recovery (PWR!) class

Friday, December 8, 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.   
 

Sunday, December 10, 2017

Washtenaw County - Ann Arbor Support Group

Sunday, December 10, 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: Every Tuesday 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, December 11, 2017

Oakland County - Royal Oak Support Group

Monday, December 11, 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

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

Monday, December 11, 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

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Calhoun County - Battle Creek Care Partners Support Group

Tuesday, December 12, 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 County Care Partners

Tuesday, December 12, 2017 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

2nd Tuesday at 11:00 am

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

 

Contact: Mary Mitchell (231)780-3665

Cass County - Cassopolis Support Group

Tuesday, December 12, 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 County - Care Partners Support Group

Tuesday, December 12, 2017 1:30 pm

Friday after 2nd Tuesday at 1:30 pm

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

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

Isabella County - MOVE! for Health - PWR!Moves

Tuesday, December 12, 2017 2:15 pm - 3:15 pm

WHEN: September 11th to December 11th, 2017 - Mondays at 2:30pm

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.

Contact : Danielle Puckett at pucke1dn@cmich.edu and (313) 820-9975 or Alexis Cherven at cherv1ab@cmich.edu and (989) 513-9176.

 *Note: No classes in August. Beginning September 11th to December 11th, new classes will be on Mondays at 2:30pm at the College of Health Professions Building. 

 

 

 

Kalamazoo County Support Group

Tuesday, December 12, 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 County Support Group

Tuesday, December 12, 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

Isabella County - Mt. Pleasant Support Group at CMU

Tuesday, December 12, 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, December 13, 2017

Gogebic County - Ironwood Support Group

Wednesday, December 13, 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

PD SELF - PDF Parkinson's Self-Efficacy Learning Forum

Wednesday, December 13, 2017 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm

What:

A national pilot program of the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation that provides people with Parkinson’s with an in-depth understanding of the disease and the self-efficacy tools to manage it with confidence.

When: The first session will be held Wednesday September 13th, and the 2nd Wednesday of the next 8 months @ 12:00pm - 3:00pm

Where: 30400 Telegraph Rd Bingham Farms, MI 48025

Who is eligible? People with Parkinson’s and their care partners within three years of diagnosis who can commit to a nine-session program.


What is self-efficacy? The ability to have influence over the conditions that affect our lives. A scientifically-based approach that is effective in helping people with Parkinson’s to develop the motivation and skills to manage PD.


Who delivers the program? A health care professional and a person with Parkinson’s both trained in the application of self-efficacy for Parkinson’s.


How often does it meet? Once a month for two-and-a-half hours. The program lasts nine months. There is no cost to attend. Space is limited.

Barry County - Hastings Support Group

Wednesday, December 13, 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

Wayne County - Dearborn Support Group

Wednesday, December 13, 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
 

Shiawassee County - Owosso Support Group

Wednesday, December 13, 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, December 14, 2017

Oakland County - Rochester Adaptive Exercise Class

Thursday, December 14, 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, December 14, 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 







Ogemaw County - West Branch Support Group

Thursday, December 14, 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



Genesee County - Flint Area Support Group

Thursday, December 14, 2017 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

2nd Thursday, 2:00 pm


Genesys Home Health & Hospice

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

Saginaw County - Tri-City Support Group

Thursday, December 14, 2017 2:00 pm - 4:00 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

Berrien County Support Group

Thursday, December 14, 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 

 

 

 

Brighton Adaptive Exercise Class

Thursday, December 14, 2017 4:00 pm - 5:00 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

Kent County - Grand Rapids Support Group

Thursday, December 14, 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: 

Jody Van Halsema, 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

 

Wayne County - Livonia Support Group

Thursday, December 14, 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

No meetings in Jan, July, and August

 

Friday, December 15, 2017

Genesse County - Parkinson’s Wellness Recovery (PWR!) class

Friday, December 15, 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, December 16, 2017

Exercise for Parkinson's

Saturday, December 16, 2017 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Free Exercise Program
Every other Saturday
December 2nd and 16th, 2017
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Clawson Senior Center
509 Fisher Court, Clawson, MI 48017

Register early as spaces are limited!!!

To Register and for more information:
Call Ramil @ 586-303-7294 or email info@mhillersPT.com


Free exercise for individuals with :
-Balance problems
-Walking difficulties
-Muscle pain and stiffness
-Fatigue and low motivation
-Poor posture
-Pain

During the session:
-Introduction to LSVT BIG treatment program for Parkinson's and other neurologic symptoms
-Different exercises every session: that may include stretching, balance training, Tai Chi, endurance training, posture training, proper ambulation mechanics and pain-relieving techniques, etc.
-Knowledgegable speakers may be present and topics related to different symptoms associated with aging may be discussed

"Join Us and Let's prove that Exercise it the BEST MEDICINE"

Monday, December 18, 2017

Alpena County Support Group

Monday, December 18, 2017 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
When: Every 3rd Monday
Time: 1:00 PM
Loction:
First United Methodist Church
167 S. Ripley Blvd.Alpena, MI 49707
Judy Poli  (989)370-6854

 

Midland County Support Group

Monday, December 18, 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, December 19, 2017

Calhoun County - Battle Creek Support Group

Tuesday, December 19, 2017 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

3rd Tuesday, 10:00 am

Battle Creek Family YMCA
182 Capital Avenue NE
Battle Creek, MI  49017


Contact:  Anne Clark  (269)441-0920

Cheboygan County Support Group

Tuesday, December 19, 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:  Chelsea LaLonde 231-627-7118 x 2164



Wayne County - Detroit Support Group

Tuesday, December 19, 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, December 19, 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

Isabella County - MOVE! for Health - PWR!Moves

Tuesday, December 19, 2017 2:15 pm - 3:15 pm

WHEN: September 11th to December 11th, 2017 - Mondays at 2:30pm

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.

Contact : Danielle Puckett at pucke1dn@cmich.edu and (313) 820-9975 or Alexis Cherven at cherv1ab@cmich.edu and (989) 513-9176.

 *Note: No classes in August. Beginning September 11th to December 11th, new classes will be on Mondays at 2:30pm at the College of Health Professions Building. 

 

 

 

Huron County - Thumb Area (Bad Axe) Support Group

Tuesday, December 19, 2017 4:00 pm

Time:

Every 3rd Tuesday @ 12:30 pm

 

Meets:

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites

55 Rapson Lane West

Bad Axe, MI 48413

 

Contact:

Annette Johnson @ 989-864-3779

Susan Arthur @ 800-843-6394 ext.1765

Human Development Commission @ 800-843-6394

Ingham County - Lansing Area Support Group

Tuesday, December 19, 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) 930-4287

Oakland County - Farmington Hills Support Group

Tuesday, December 19, 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

No Meetings this summer. Meetings will resume in September

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Mason County - Scottville Support Group

Wednesday, December 20, 2017 1:00 pm

3rd Wednesday, 1:00 pm


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


Facilitator: Jerry Chancellor, (231)462-3533

Saginaw County - Frankenmuth Support Group

Wednesday, December 20, 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, December 20, 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

 

 

 

Livingston County - Brighton (Caregivers) Support Group

Wednesday, December 20, 2017 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Every 3rd Wednesday
5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
242 Church
Room # 4
7526 Grand River Ave
Brighton, MI 48114

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

Monroe County Support Group

Wednesday, December 20, 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

Oakland County - Moving Up Together (for those 50 and under)

Wednesday, December 20, 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, December 21, 2017

Oakland County - Rochester Adaptive Exercise Class

Thursday, December 21, 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 - East Tawas

Thursday, December 21, 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 County - Support Group

Thursday, December 21, 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, December 21, 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, December 21, 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

Benzie County - Frankfort Support Group

Thursday, December 21, 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 Support Group

Thursday, December 21, 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, December 21, 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

Brighton Adaptive Exercise Class

Thursday, December 21, 2017 4:00 pm - 5:00 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

Friday, December 22, 2017

Genesse County - Parkinson’s Wellness Recovery (PWR!) class

Friday, December 22, 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, December 25, 2017

Marquette County - Negaunee Support Group

Monday, December 25, 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, December 26, 2017

Isabella County - MOVE! for Health - PWR!Moves

Tuesday, December 26, 2017 2:15 pm - 3:15 pm

WHEN: September 11th to December 11th, 2017 - Mondays at 2:30pm

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.

Contact : Danielle Puckett at pucke1dn@cmich.edu and (313) 820-9975 or Alexis Cherven at cherv1ab@cmich.edu and (989) 513-9176.

 *Note: No classes in August. Beginning September 11th to December 11th, new classes will be on Mondays at 2:30pm at the College of Health Professions Building. 

 

 

 

Livingston County - Howell Support Group

Tuesday, December 26, 2017 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Last Tuesday of the month
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, December 27, 2017

Grand Traverse County - Parkinson's Network North Support Group

Wednesday, December 27, 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

Oakland County - Rochester Care Partner Support Group

Wednesday, December 27, 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, December 27, 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

 

Emmet County - Petoskey Support Group

Wednesday, December 27, 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, December 28, 2017

Oakland County - Rochester Adaptive Exercise Class

Thursday, December 28, 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

 

Otsego County - Gaylord (OCCOA) Support Group

Thursday, December 28, 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

Brighton Adaptive Exercise Class

Thursday, December 28, 2017 4:00 pm - 5:00 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

Friday, December 29, 2017

Genesse County - Parkinson’s Wellness Recovery (PWR!) class

Friday, December 29, 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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