Month Flat Week Day

Sunday, September 8, 2019

Washtenaw County - Ann Arbor Support Group

Sunday, September 8, 2019 1:30 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: Diana Johnson 734-484-3585, or Bruce Amrine 734-668-0427
*No meetings in June-August

 

Monday, September 9, 2019

Kalamazoo - Sing with Parkinson's

Monday, September 9, 2019 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Sing with Parkinson's

Speech Therapy and Music Therapy, focusing on voice quality, breath support, articulation, and obviosly the joy of sharing music and singing with other people

Meets every Monday at 1:00 pm (Sep 9th- Oct 28th)

Location:

First Baptist Church 

315 W Michigan Ave

For more info call: Caitlyn Bodine @ 269-220-0641

Houghton County - Hancock Support Group

Monday, September 9, 2019 1:00 pm

Houghton County - Hancock

2nd Monday, 1:00 pm

Sarah Baratono, SW (906) 337-5700

Aspirus At Home

1101 Elevation St, Hancock MI 49930

Washtenaw County - Ann Arbor Adaptive Exercise Class

Monday, September 9, 2019 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

When: Mondays @ 3pm

Where:

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

Contact: Bob Leffler 734-276-9988

Midland County Support Group

Monday, September 9, 2019 3:00 pm

2nd Monday, 3:00 pm

Group in Transition
Mary Griffore (989) 246-6388
Midland County Senior Services
4700 Dublin Ave
Midland, MI 48642

Oakland County - Royal Oak Support Group

Monday, September 9, 2019 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

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, September 9, 2019 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 586-696-8663

YOGA Classes for Parkinson's

Monday, September 9, 2019 11:30 pm

Join Us for Yoga...

Yoga Flyer 2019

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Calhoun County - Battle Creek Care Partners Support Group

Tuesday, September 10, 2019 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

2nd Tuesday, 10:00 am

Battle Creek Family YMCA

182 Capital Ave NE

Battle Creek MI 49017

Contact:  Anne Clark (269) 441-0920

Tai Chi Classes for Parkinsons

Tuesday, September 10, 2019 10:00 am - 11:45 am

Join us for a six-week beginner Tai Chi Series.

Tai chi is a calming exercise for persons of all ages and abilities. It enhances relaxation, focus, posture, balance, strength, coordination, immune response, mood and can be easily adapted for anyone.

  • Regular classes will be held every Tuesday from 10:00am – 10:45am
  • Seated classes will be held every Tuesday from 11:00am – 11:45am

 Learn More

Muskegon County Care Partners

Tuesday, September 10, 2019 12:00 pm - 2:00 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 

Cass County - Cassopolis Support Group

Tuesday, September 10, 2019 1:00 pm - 3:00 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

 

Jackson: Summit Branch YMCA

Tuesday, September 10, 2019 1:00 pm - 2:00 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

Washtenaw County - Ann Arbor Music Therapy Sessions

Tuesday, September 10, 2019 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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

Washtenaw County - Ann Arbor Music Therapy Sessions

Tuesday, September 10, 2019 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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

Wyoming: Metro Health exercise class for Parkinson's patients

Tuesday, September 10, 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, September 10, 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.

Kalamazoo County Support Group

Tuesday, September 10, 2019 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



Kent County - Grand Rapids Hauenstein DBS

Tuesday, September 10, 2019 6:00 pm

2nd Tuesday, 6:00 p.m.

Susan Woolner CPXP (616) 685-4444

Hauenstein Neurosciences
220 Cherry St. SE
H1 Community Room
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Jackson County Support Group

Tuesday, September 10, 2019 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

Parkinsons Virtual Support Group

Tuesday, September 10, 2019 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Parkinson’s Disease: More Than Motor Symptoms

Presented virtually by Richard M. Trosch, MD Associate Professor Department of Neurology, Oakland University Attending Staff, Department of Neurology, Beaumont Hospital

The following topics will be discussed: 

  • Common non-motor symptoms of Parkinson’s disease (PD): hallucinations and delusions 
  • Describe the symptoms of PD hallucinations and delusions
  • Explore how you can talk to your healthcare provider about your symptoms and establish a treatment plan
  • Learn about a treatment option for PD hallucinations and delusions

Virtual SG flyer for September 10 2019 

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Gogebic County - Ironwood Support Group

Wednesday, September 11, 2019 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

Danielle Grayson (906) 932-6204

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

Wednesday, September 11, 2019 1:15 pm - 2:15 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. 

Shiawassee County - Owosso Support Group

Wednesday, September 11, 2019 3:00 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

Grand Traverse County - Tai Chi for People with PD and their care partner

Wednesday, September 11, 2019 3:15 pm - 4:00 pm

2nd & 3rd Wednesday, 3:15-4:00 p.m.

Hettie Molvang (231) 947-7389

Traverse City Senior Center
801 E Front St.
Traverse City, MI 49686

Barry County - Hastings Support Group

Wednesday, September 11, 2019 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

2nd Wednesday, 5pm

Barry County Commission on Aging

320 West Woodlawn Ave., Hastings MI 49058

Contact: Tammy Pennington, Director, BCOA (269)948-4856

Thursday, September 12, 2019

Rochester Hills: PD Adaptive Exercise Group

Thursday, September 12, 2019 9:00 am - 10:00 am

St. Irenaeus Hall
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, September 12, 2019 9:30 am - 10:30 am

Benzie County – Bravery Brigade

2nd Thursdays, 9:30 am

Betsie Hosick Health & Fitness

102 Airport Road

Frankfort, MI 49635

Benzie.parkinsons@gmail.com

Linda Gottschalk (919)360-1593

Deb Cenname (231) 622-5140

Ogemaw County - West Branch Support Group

Thursday, September 12, 2019 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

2nd Thursday, 12:30 pm

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

Contact: Carol Gillman (989) 345-3010

No meetings January - February



Jackson: Summit Branch YMCA

Thursday, September 12, 2019 1:00 pm - 2:00 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

Genesee County - Flint Area Support Group

Thursday, September 12, 2019 2:00 pm

2nd Thursday, 2:00 pm


Genesys Home Health & Hospice

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

(December meeting only: 1:00 pm)

Saginaw County - Support Group

Thursday, September 12, 2019 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

Wayne County - Grosse Pointe Parkinson's Action Group

Thursday, September 12, 2019 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Parkinson’s Action Group
Christ Church
61 Grosse Pointe Blvd
Grosse Pointe Farms, MI 48236
Leader: Deb Champion 313-520-9082
Meets every 2nd Thursday of the month
Time:  2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Hillsdale County Support Group

Thursday, September 12, 2019 3:00 pm - 4:30 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
(
517) 437-2422

 

Berrien County Support Group

Thursday, September 12, 2019 3:00 pm - 5:00 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 

 

 

 

Livingston County - Brighton Adaptive Exercise

Thursday, September 12, 2019 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

Warren: PD Exercise Group

Thursday, September 12, 2019 4:00 pm - 5:00 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

Genesee County - Flint Area Support Group (Evening)

Thursday, September 12, 2019 6:00 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

*September 12th meeting will be hosted by Ellen Herlache-Pretzer and her demonstration dog "Ingle" with "Paws with a Cause" to discuss the purpose of service dogs, and how they maight be able to assist people with Parkinson's, and the process to apply for a service dog.

Genesee County - Flint Area Support Group (Evening)

Thursday, September 12, 2019 6:00 pm

2nd Thursdays at 6:00 pm

McLaren Neurologic Rehab Institute

G-3239 Beecher Rd. 

Flint, MI 48532

 

Facilitator: Kristin Daniels (810) 342-5352

Wayne County - Livonia Support Group

Thursday, September 12, 2019 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 or email: Livoniaparkinsons@gmail.com  for  Julia Wall - Facilitator

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

No meetings in Jan, July, and August

 

Friday, September 13, 2019

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

Friday, September 13, 2019 1:15 pm - 2:15 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. 

Kalamazoo County - Care Partners Support Group

Friday, September 13, 2019 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

Macomb County - Support Group

Friday, September 13, 2019 5:00 pm

2nd Friday, 5:00pm - 6:30pm

 Facilitator:

Donna Zimny, RN 248-964-8786

Location: 

Beaumont Macomb Center

15979 Hall Rd. 

Macomb, MI 48044

Saturday, September 14, 2019

Jackson: Summit Branch YMCA

Saturday, September 14, 2019 1:00 pm - 2:00 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

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