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Monday, October 2, 2017

Power Up Exercise Class

Monday, October 2, 2017 9:00 am

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.

Tai Chi

Monday, October 2, 2017 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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, October 3, 2017

Ballroom Dance Class: Dancing with Parkinson's Disease

Tuesday, October 3, 2017 8:00 am

What:

Mary Free Bed Adaptive Sports Program is offering a Ballroom Dance class.  This dance class will provide fun and enjoyable exercise routines to calm and relax the symptoms of PD.  This class is suitable for all age groups, and for people with neurological and/or physical disabilities.  A dance partner is encouraged but not mandatory.  NOTE: PROGRAM NOT YET FINALIZED. Contact Jo Garber at 941-587-9420 for the most current and up to date information related to this program.

Where:

Mary Free Bed YMCA

5500 Burton St SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546

Main Phone Number 616-285-9077

When:

The classes meet EVERY TUESDAY. Times have not been finalized at this time.

Additional Information:

Contact Jo Garber at 941-587-9420 for the most current and up to date information related to this program.

Metro Health exercise class for Parkinson's patients

Tuesday, October 3, 2017 11:00 am - 12:00 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, October 3, 2017 12:00 pm - 12:45 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.

Lansing/East Lansing CarePartner Support Group

Tuesday, October 3, 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

 

MOVE! for Health - PWR!Moves

Tuesday, October 3, 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. 

 

 

 

Novi (Fox Run) Support Group

Tuesday, October 3, 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, October 3, 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, October 4, 2017

Muskegon Area - Parkinson's Power Support Group

Wednesday, October 4, 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

 

LIVING WITH & UNDERSTANDING PARKINSON'S DISEASE

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

A PROGRAM FOR PEOPLE WITH PARKINSON'S AND THEIR FAMILIES


This 5-week series, provided in partnership between The Michigan Parkinson Foundation and MidMichigan Health, provides information and discussion on all aspects of living with PD. This program is of value to the newly diagnosed as well as patients and families dealing with PD for several years.


TIME: 11:00 am – 1:00pm
(light lunches provided)


WHERE: Area on Aging Region 7
Multi Purpose Room 1615 S Euclid Ave Bay City, MI 48706


October 4 Introduction: What is Parkinson's Disease and Managing Medications
Presented by:
Kara J. Wyant, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Neurology
University of Michigan


October 11 The Role of Rehab Therapy and Exercise in Managing Parkinson’s
Presented by: Sam Penkala, OTRL
Michael Runstrom
MidMichigan Health


October 18 Speech and Swallowing issues
Presented by: Cindy E. Ruble, Speech Pathologist


October 25 Non Motor Symptoms of Parkinson’s
Presented by:
Kelvin Chou, University of Michigan STIM
Kelvin Chou, MD, FAAN
Professor, Neurology and Neurosurgery
Co-Director, STIM (Surgical Therapies Improving Movement) Program


November 1 Mental Health Issues: Coping with depression and anxiety
Presented by: Katherine Dollard, Psy.D., L.P.
Director, Behavioral Health
MidMichigan Health


A boxed lunch will be provided. We ask that you pre-register as space is limited.

To register, call 248-433-1011

Port Huron Support Group

Wednesday, October 4, 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, October 4, 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, October 4, 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, October 4, 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, October 5, 2017

Rochester Adaptive Exercise Class

Thursday, October 5, 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, October 5, 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, October 5, 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, October 5, 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, October 5, 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, October 6, 2017

Parkinson’s Wellness Recovery (PWR!) class

Friday, October 6, 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, October 8, 2017

Ann Arbor Support Group

Sunday, October 8, 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, October 9, 2017

Calumet Support Group

Monday, October 9, 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, October 9, 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

Young Onset Group of SE Michigan (MIYOPD)

Monday, October 9, 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, October 9, 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, October 10, 2017

Battle Creek Care Partners

Tuesday, October 10, 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, October 10, 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, October 10, 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, October 10, 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

MOVE! for Health - PWR!Moves

Tuesday, October 10, 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 Support Group

Tuesday, October 10, 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



Thumb Area (Bad Axe) Suport Group

Tuesday, October 10, 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

Human Development Commission @ 800-843-6394

Thumb Area (Bad Axe) Suport Group

Tuesday, October 10, 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

Human Development Commission @ 800-843-6394

Thumb Area (Bad Axe) Suport Group

Tuesday, October 10, 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

Human Development Commission @ 800-843-6394

Jackson Support Group

Tuesday, October 10, 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, October 10, 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, October 11, 2017

Ironwood Support Group

Wednesday, October 11, 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

LIVING WITH & UNDERSTANDING PARKINSON'S DISEASE

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

A PROGRAM FOR PEOPLE WITH PARKINSON'S AND THEIR FAMILIES


This 5-week series, provided in partnership between The Michigan Parkinson Foundation and MidMichigan Health, provides information and discussion on all aspects of living with PD. This program is of value to the newly diagnosed as well as patients and families dealing with PD for several years.


TIME: 11:00 am – 1:00pm
(light lunches provided)


WHERE: Area on Aging Region 7
Multi Purpose Room 1615 S Euclid Ave Bay City, MI 48706


October 4 Introduction: What is Parkinson's Disease and Managing Medications
Presented by:
Kara J. Wyant, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Neurology
University of Michigan


October 11 The Role of Rehab Therapy and Exercise in Managing Parkinson’s
Presented by: Sam Penkala, OTRL
Michael Runstrom
MidMichigan Health


October 18 Speech and Swallowing issues
Presented by: Cindy E. Ruble, Speech Pathologist


October 25 Non Motor Symptoms of Parkinson’s
Presented by:
Kelvin Chou, University of Michigan STIM
Kelvin Chou, MD, FAAN
Professor, Neurology and Neurosurgery
Co-Director, STIM (Surgical Therapies Improving Movement) Program


November 1 Mental Health Issues: Coping with depression and anxiety
Presented by: Katherine Dollard, Psy.D., L.P.
Director, Behavioral Health
MidMichigan Health


A boxed lunch will be provided. We ask that you pre-register as space is limited.

To register, call 248-433-1011

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

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 12:00 pm - 3:00 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 Support Group

Wednesday, October 11, 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, October 11, 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, October 11, 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, October 12, 2017

Rochester Adaptive Exercise Class

Thursday, October 12, 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, October 12, 2017 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

2nd Thursday, 11:00 a.m.

Dickinson County UP Rehab Services
395 Hamilton, Kingsford MI 49802

Pauline Hill, (906)774-0332

No meeting in July 







West Branch (Ogemaw) Support Group

Thursday, October 12, 2017 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

2nd Thursday, 12:30 pm

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

Contact: Carol Gillman (989) 345-3010

No meetings January - February



Flint Area Support Group

Thursday, October 12, 2017 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

2nd Thursday, 2:00 pm


Genesys Home Health & Hospice

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

Tri-City / Saginaw Support Group

Thursday, October 12, 2017 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

2nd Thursday, 9:00 am

Wescourt Retirement Village
4141 McCarty, Saginaw MI 48603

Contact: 248-433-1011

Berrien County Support Group

Thursday, October 12, 2017 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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


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


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

 

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

 

Grand Rapids Support Group

Thursday, October 12, 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

 

Livonia (Western Wayne) Support Group

Thursday, October 12, 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, October 13, 2017

Parkinson’s Wellness Recovery (PWR!) class

Friday, October 13, 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.   
 

Parkinson's Symposium with Dr. Comella

Friday, October 13, 2017 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

When: Friday, October 13th - 2:00pm to 3:30pm

Where: the Lowe Center

60525 Decatur Rd.

Cassopolis, MI 49031

M-60 & Decatur Rd

What:

Dr. Cynthia Comella will be here to discuss "Novel Apporaches to Parkinson Disease: Hope or Hype"

Everyone is welcome to attend this free research update and Q&A session

Call 269-445-8110 for more information on this Symposium

www.CassCOA.org

Macomb Support Group

Friday, October 13, 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

Monday, October 16, 2017

Alpena Support Group

Monday, October 16, 2017 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

 3rd Monday at 1:00 PM

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

Judy Poli  (989)370-6854

 

Midland Support Group

Monday, October 16, 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, October 17, 2017

Battle Creek (Calhoun County) Support Group

Tuesday, October 17, 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

Detroit Support Group

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

3rd Tuesday, 1:00 pm

Hannon House
4750 Woodward, Detroit MI 48201

Contact:

Gwen Willis 248-722-4085

Janet Whitaker 313-633-1212

Maria Dickerson 313-635-2878

 

Cheboygan Support Group

Tuesday, October 17, 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



Bay County (Mid Michigan) Young Onset Support Group

Tuesday, October 17, 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, October 17, 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. 

 

 

 

Lansing Area Support Group

Tuesday, October 17, 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, October 17, 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, October 18, 2017

LIVING WITH & UNDERSTANDING PARKINSON'S DISEASE

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

A PROGRAM FOR PEOPLE WITH PARKINSON'S AND THEIR FAMILIES


This 5-week series, provided in partnership between The Michigan Parkinson Foundation and MidMichigan Health, provides information and discussion on all aspects of living with PD. This program is of value to the newly diagnosed as well as patients and families dealing with PD for several years.


TIME: 11:00 am – 1:00pm
(light lunches provided)


WHERE: Area on Aging Region 7
Multi Purpose Room 1615 S Euclid Ave Bay City, MI 48706


October 4 Introduction: What is Parkinson's Disease and Managing Medications
Presented by:
Kara J. Wyant, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Neurology
University of Michigan


October 11 The Role of Rehab Therapy and Exercise in Managing Parkinson’s
Presented by: Sam Penkala, OTRL
Michael Runstrom
MidMichigan Health


October 18 Speech and Swallowing issues
Presented by: Cindy E. Ruble, Speech Pathologist


October 25 Non Motor Symptoms of Parkinson’s
Presented by:
Kelvin Chou, University of Michigan STIM
Kelvin Chou, MD, FAAN
Professor, Neurology and Neurosurgery
Co-Director, STIM (Surgical Therapies Improving Movement) Program


November 1 Mental Health Issues: Coping with depression and anxiety
Presented by: Katherine Dollard, Psy.D., L.P.
Director, Behavioral Health
MidMichigan Health


A boxed lunch will be provided. We ask that you pre-register as space is limited.

To register, call 248-433-1011

Mason County (Scottville) Support Group

Wednesday, October 18, 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, October 18, 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, October 18, 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

 

 

 

Lewy Body Dimentias, October 18

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 2:00 pm

Join Us for the:
2nd Annual Rinne LBD Initiative Community Presentation

Featuring a presentation by:

James Leverenz, MD
Director, Cleveland Lou Ruvo
Center for Brain Health

Joseph Hahn, MD
Endowed Chair of the Cleveland Clinic Neurological Institute

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 @ 2:00 pm

Located at:
Huron Woods Assisted Living Facility in the Towsley Health Building
Lower Level Cafeteria
5361 McAuley Drive
Ann Arbor, MI 48106

This presentation is open to the public, and there is no cost to attend.
Please contact Renee Gadwa with questions and to register:
rgadwa@med.umich.edu
734-764-5137

Monroe County Support Group

Wednesday, October 18, 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, October 18, 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, October 19, 2017

Rochester Adaptive Exercise Class

Thursday, October 19, 2017 9:30 am - 11:30 am

Thursdays at 9:30 am

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

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

 

Iosco County Support Group (East Tawas)

Thursday, October 19, 2017 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

3rd Thursday at 10:00am

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

Rachel Haviland: 989-545-6049

 

 

Manistee Support Group

Thursday, October 19, 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, October 19, 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, October 19, 2017 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

3rd Thursday at 1:30 pm

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

Call Retta McCaul (616)693-2121

Frankfort Support Group

Thursday, October 19, 2017 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

3rd Thursday, 2:00 pm

Trinity Lutheran Church
955 James Street, Frankfort MI 49635


Contact:  Fred Hough (231)882-4865


No meetings January - April

Leelanau County/Suttons Bay

Thursday, October 19, 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, October 19, 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, October 20, 2017

Parkinson’s Wellness Recovery (PWR!) class

Friday, October 20, 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, October 23, 2017

Negaunee - Marquette County Support Group

Monday, October 23, 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, October 24, 2017

MOVE! for Health - PWR!Moves

Tuesday, October 24, 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. 

 

 

 

Thumb Area (Bad Axe) Suport Group

Tuesday, October 24, 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

Human Development Commission @ 800-843-6394

Thumb Area (Bad Axe) Suport Group

Tuesday, October 24, 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

Human Development Commission @ 800-843-6394

Thumb Area (Bad Axe) Suport Group

Tuesday, October 24, 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

Human Development Commission @ 800-843-6394

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Traverse City (Parkinson's Network North) Support Group

Wednesday, October 25, 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

LIVING WITH & UNDERSTANDING PARKINSON'S DISEASE

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

A PROGRAM FOR PEOPLE WITH PARKINSON'S AND THEIR FAMILIES


This 5-week series, provided in partnership between The Michigan Parkinson Foundation and MidMichigan Health, provides information and discussion on all aspects of living with PD. This program is of value to the newly diagnosed as well as patients and families dealing with PD for several years.


TIME: 11:00 am – 1:00pm
(light lunches provided)


WHERE: Area on Aging Region 7
Multi Purpose Room 1615 S Euclid Ave Bay City, MI 48706


October 4 Introduction: What is Parkinson's Disease and Managing Medications
Presented by:
Kara J. Wyant, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Neurology
University of Michigan


October 11 The Role of Rehab Therapy and Exercise in Managing Parkinson’s
Presented by: Sam Penkala, OTRL
Michael Runstrom
MidMichigan Health


October 18 Speech and Swallowing issues
Presented by: Cindy E. Ruble, Speech Pathologist


October 25 Non Motor Symptoms of Parkinson’s
Presented by:
Kelvin Chou, University of Michigan STIM
Kelvin Chou, MD, FAAN
Professor, Neurology and Neurosurgery
Co-Director, STIM (Surgical Therapies Improving Movement) Program


November 1 Mental Health Issues: Coping with depression and anxiety
Presented by: Katherine Dollard, Psy.D., L.P.
Director, Behavioral Health
MidMichigan Health


A boxed lunch will be provided. We ask that you pre-register as space is limited.

To register, call 248-433-1011

Rochester Care Partner Support Group

Wednesday, October 25, 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.

PD Moves University of Michigan-Flint

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 1:30 pm

When: Wednesday, October 25th, 2017 

Time: 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Where: University of Michigan-Flint

William S. White Buiilding

508 N. Harrison St.

Flint, MI 48503

What: A FREE, interactive event featuring different types of exercise to help combat the effects of Parkinson's Disease

RSVP at 810-762-3373 or CLICK HERE

Petoskey Support Group

Wednesday, October 25, 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.

Yoga for Parkinson's and Other Neurologic Diseases

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

When: October 25th, 2017

Time: 5:30pm-6:30pm

What: Yoga for Parkinson's & Other Neurologic Diseases

RSVP: 248-885-7495 or 248-514-4915 (space is limited)

Location: The Michigan Parkinson Foundation 30400 Telegraph Rd Suite 151 Bingham Farms, MI 48025

Yoga session and light snacks

Join registered yoga teachers, Dr.Steven Schechter and Elizabeth Cobb, for a session of yoga and meditation for patients suffering neruologic diseases. A brief presentation by Dr.Schechter on Apokyn for treating Parkinson's Disease.

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Rochester Adaptive Exercise Class

Thursday, October 26, 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, October 26, 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, October 27, 2017

Parkinson’s Wellness Recovery (PWR!) class

Friday, October 27, 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.   
 

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

MOVE! for Health - PWR!Moves

Tuesday, October 31, 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. 

 

 

 

Howell Support Group

Tuesday, October 31, 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.  

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