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Monday, January 1, 2018

Grand Rapids: Power Up Exercise Class

Monday, January 1, 2018 4:30 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

Monday, January 1, 2018 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, January 2, 2018

Wyoming: Metro Health exercise class for Parkinson's patients

Tuesday, January 2, 2018 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

 

Oakland County - Novi (Fox Run) Support Group

Tuesday, January 2, 2018 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, January 2, 2018 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

1st Tuesday 6:00 pm
 
Munson Community Health Center, Room G
550 Munson, Traverse City MI 49686
Contact MPF office for more info 248-433-1011

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

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

Wednesday, January 3, 2018 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

What:

Helps achieve and maintain the highest level of physical functioning. The instructor is Judy Overmyer, the primary physical therapist at the Hauenstein Center of St. Mary’s Health Care.  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:

310 Lafayette Ave SE  Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Room Location: 305 Wege Center, Cardiopulmonary Rehab Room.
There is free covered parking in the garage behind the building.

When:

Class is offered EVERY WEDNESDAY and FRIDAY, from 1:00 PM until 2:00pm.

Additional Information:

Doctor’s approval in writing is required.  The cost is $3.00 per session (arrangements available if unable to pay). First visit is free.  For any additional questions, please contact the NPFWM office.

St. Clair County - Port Huron Support Group

Wednesday, January 3, 2018 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, January 3, 2018 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

1st Wednesday, 5:00 pm


MidMichigan Medical Offices - Gladwin, Community Education Room

609 Quarter St, Gladwin MI 48624


Julie Wright, RN, (989) 246-6291 Facilitator

Oakland County - Rochester Support Group

Wednesday, January 3, 2018 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, January 3, 2018 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 or Elliott Grodsky (248)859-5143 or e.grodsky@comcast.net

Thursday, January 4, 2018

Oakland County - Rochester Adaptive Exercise Class

Thursday, January 4, 2018 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

 

Macomb County - Warren Support Group

Thursday, January 4, 2018 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

Brighton Adaptive Exercise Class

Thursday, January 4, 2018 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, January 5, 2018

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

Friday, January 5, 2018 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.   
 

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

Friday, January 5, 2018 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

What:

Helps achieve and maintain the highest level of physical functioning. The instructor is Judy Overmyer, the primary physical therapist at the Hauenstein Center of St. Mary’s Health Care.  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:

310 Lafayette Ave SE  Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Room Location: 305 Wege Center, Cardiopulmonary Rehab Room.
There is free covered parking in the garage behind the building.

When:

Class is offered EVERY WEDNESDAY and FRIDAY, from 1:00 PM until 2:00pm.

Additional Information:

Doctor’s approval in writing is required.  The cost is $3.00 per session (arrangements available if unable to pay). First visit is free.  For any additional questions, please contact the NPFWM office.

Monday, January 8, 2018

Grand Rapids: Power Up Exercise Class

Monday, January 8, 2018 4:30 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.

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

Monday, January 8, 2018 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

Midland County Support Group

Monday, January 8, 2018 7:00 pm

2nd Monday, 3:00 pm
Kari Wray 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, January 8, 2018 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, January 9, 2018

Wyoming: Metro Health exercise class for Parkinson's patients

Tuesday, January 9, 2018 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

 

Isabella County - Mt. Pleasant Support Group at CMU

Tuesday, January 9, 2018 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Date & Location TBD

Group in Transition

Contact MPF office for more info 248-433-1011

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Gogebic County - Ironwood Support Group

Wednesday, January 10, 2018 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, January 10, 2018 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.

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

Wednesday, January 10, 2018 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

What:

Helps achieve and maintain the highest level of physical functioning. The instructor is Judy Overmyer, the primary physical therapist at the Hauenstein Center of St. Mary’s Health Care.  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:

310 Lafayette Ave SE  Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Room Location: 305 Wege Center, Cardiopulmonary Rehab Room.
There is free covered parking in the garage behind the building.

When:

Class is offered EVERY WEDNESDAY and FRIDAY, from 1:00 PM until 2:00pm.

Additional Information:

Doctor’s approval in writing is required.  The cost is $3.00 per session (arrangements available if unable to pay). First visit is free.  For any additional questions, please contact the NPFWM office.

Shiawassee County - Owosso Support Group

Wednesday, January 10, 2018 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, January 11, 2018

Oakland County - Rochester Adaptive Exercise Class

Thursday, January 11, 2018 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

 

Ogemaw County - West Branch Support Group

Thursday, January 11, 2018 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



Saginaw County - Tri-City Support Group

Thursday, January 11, 2018 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

Brighton Adaptive Exercise Class

Thursday, January 11, 2018 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

Dancing with Parkinson’s

Thursday, January 11, 2018 4:00 pm - 5:00 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

Wayne County - Livonia Support Group

Thursday, January 11, 2018 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, January 12, 2018

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

Friday, January 12, 2018 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.   
 

Dancing with Parkinson’s

Friday, January 12, 2018 10:00 am - 11:00 am

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

Friday, January 12, 2018 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

What:

Helps achieve and maintain the highest level of physical functioning. The instructor is Judy Overmyer, the primary physical therapist at the Hauenstein Center of St. Mary’s Health Care.  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:

310 Lafayette Ave SE  Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Room Location: 305 Wege Center, Cardiopulmonary Rehab Room.
There is free covered parking in the garage behind the building.

When:

Class is offered EVERY WEDNESDAY and FRIDAY, from 1:00 PM until 2:00pm.

Additional Information:

Doctor’s approval in writing is required.  The cost is $3.00 per session (arrangements available if unable to pay). First visit is free.  For any additional questions, please contact the NPFWM office.

Sunday, January 14, 2018

Washtenaw County - Ann Arbor Support Group

Sunday, January 14, 2018 1:30 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

Only meets in Sep - May

Note: Group also has monthly Social Event, various locations

  • Adaptive Exercise: 

When: Mondays @ 3:00 pm

Where:

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

Contact: Denise or Bob Leffler lefflerdd@gmail.com, or Diane 734-646-9420

  • 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, or Diane 734-646-9420

Monday, January 15, 2018

Grand Rapids: Power Up Exercise Class

Monday, January 15, 2018 4:30 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

Monday, January 15, 2018 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, January 16, 2018

Wyoming: Metro Health exercise class for Parkinson's patients

Tuesday, January 16, 2018 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

 

Wayne County - Detroit Support Group

Tuesday, January 16, 2018 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, January 16, 2018 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

Huron County - Thumb Area (Bad Axe) Support Group

Tuesday, January 16, 2018 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

Kent County - Grand Rapids Support Group

Tuesday, January 16, 2018 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Where:
Spectrum Health Integrated Care Campus
Lower Level Conference Room
2750 East Beltline Ave NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49525


When:
This Support Group meets EVERY THIRD TUESDAY of EACH month, from 6:30pm until 8:00pm.


Additional Information:
Contact Nurse Navigator, Jody Van Halsema, 616.447.3471 (Jody.vanhalsema@spectrumhealth.org)

 

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Saginaw County - Frankenmuth Support Group

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 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

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

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

What:

Helps achieve and maintain the highest level of physical functioning. The instructor is Judy Overmyer, the primary physical therapist at the Hauenstein Center of St. Mary’s Health Care.  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:

310 Lafayette Ave SE  Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Room Location: 305 Wege Center, Cardiopulmonary Rehab Room.
There is free covered parking in the garage behind the building.

When:

Class is offered EVERY WEDNESDAY and FRIDAY, from 1:00 PM until 2:00pm.

Additional Information:

Doctor’s approval in writing is required.  The cost is $3.00 per session (arrangements available if unable to pay). First visit is free.  For any additional questions, please contact the NPFWM office.

Livingston County - Brighton (Caregivers) Support Group

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 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

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Oakland County - Rochester Adaptive Exercise Class

Thursday, January 18, 2018 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 Support Group

Thursday, January 18, 2018 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

 

 

Ionia County Support Group

Thursday, January 18, 2018 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, January 18, 2018 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

Brighton Adaptive Exercise Class

Thursday, January 18, 2018 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

Dancing with Parkinson’s

Thursday, January 18, 2018 4:00 pm - 5:00 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

Friday, January 19, 2018

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

Friday, January 19, 2018 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.   
 

Dancing with Parkinson’s

Friday, January 19, 2018 10:00 am - 11:00 am

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

Friday, January 19, 2018 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

What:

Helps achieve and maintain the highest level of physical functioning. The instructor is Judy Overmyer, the primary physical therapist at the Hauenstein Center of St. Mary’s Health Care.  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:

310 Lafayette Ave SE  Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Room Location: 305 Wege Center, Cardiopulmonary Rehab Room.
There is free covered parking in the garage behind the building.

When:

Class is offered EVERY WEDNESDAY and FRIDAY, from 1:00 PM until 2:00pm.

Additional Information:

Doctor’s approval in writing is required.  The cost is $3.00 per session (arrangements available if unable to pay). First visit is free.  For any additional questions, please contact the NPFWM office.

Monday, January 22, 2018

Marquette County - Negaunee Support Group

Monday, January 22, 2018 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 or Barb Dupras duprasbarb@gmail.com

Marquette County - Negaunee Support Group

Monday, January 22, 2018 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 or Barb Dupras duprasbarb@gmail.com

Marquette County - Negaunee Support Group

Monday, January 22, 2018 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 or Barb Dupras duprasbarb@gmail.com

Grand Rapids: Power Up Exercise Class

Monday, January 22, 2018 4:30 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

Monday, January 22, 2018 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, January 23, 2018

Wyoming: Metro Health exercise class for Parkinson's patients

Tuesday, January 23, 2018 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

 

Wexford County - Cadillac Support Group

Tuesday, January 23, 2018 1:00 pm

When:

4th 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

 

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Grand Traverse County - Parkinson's Network North Support Group

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 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

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

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

What:

Helps achieve and maintain the highest level of physical functioning. The instructor is Judy Overmyer, the primary physical therapist at the Hauenstein Center of St. Mary’s Health Care.  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:

310 Lafayette Ave SE  Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Room Location: 305 Wege Center, Cardiopulmonary Rehab Room.
There is free covered parking in the garage behind the building.

When:

Class is offered EVERY WEDNESDAY and FRIDAY, from 1:00 PM until 2:00pm.

Additional Information:

Doctor’s approval in writing is required.  The cost is $3.00 per session (arrangements available if unable to pay). First visit is free.  For any additional questions, please contact the NPFWM office.

Gratiot County Support Group

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 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

 

Thursday, January 25, 2018

Oakland County - Rochester Adaptive Exercise Class

Thursday, January 25, 2018 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, January 25, 2018 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, January 25, 2018 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

Dancing with Parkinson’s

Thursday, January 25, 2018 4:00 pm - 5:00 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

Friday, January 26, 2018

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

Friday, January 26, 2018 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.   
 

Dancing with Parkinson’s

Friday, January 26, 2018 10:00 am - 11:00 am

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

Friday, January 26, 2018 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

What:

Helps achieve and maintain the highest level of physical functioning. The instructor is Judy Overmyer, the primary physical therapist at the Hauenstein Center of St. Mary’s Health Care.  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:

310 Lafayette Ave SE  Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Room Location: 305 Wege Center, Cardiopulmonary Rehab Room.
There is free covered parking in the garage behind the building.

When:

Class is offered EVERY WEDNESDAY and FRIDAY, from 1:00 PM until 2:00pm.

Additional Information:

Doctor’s approval in writing is required.  The cost is $3.00 per session (arrangements available if unable to pay). First visit is free.  For any additional questions, please contact the NPFWM office.

Monday, January 29, 2018

Luce County - Newberry

Monday, January 29, 2018 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Last Monday of the month (1st meeting is Jan 29, 2018)
Helen Newberry Joy Hospital
502 W. Harrie St - Huron Room
Newberry, MI 49868
Meeting Time - 1 pm - 2 pm

Grand Rapids: Power Up Exercise Class

Monday, January 29, 2018 4:30 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

Monday, January 29, 2018 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, January 30, 2018

Clinton Township: Rock Steady Boxing for Parkinson's Wellness Class

Tuesday, January 30, 2018 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Clinton Township: Rock Steady Boxing for Parkinson's Wellness Class
The Recovery Project
15500 19 Mile Rd, Suite 330
Clinton Township, MI 48038
Questions?
Please call 586-412-0016
Classes begin on Tuesday, January 30
10:30am - 12:00pm
Everyone must have an initial screening by our RSB
skilled therapist before starting the class
Screening Day is Tuesday, January 16 beginning at 9:00am
Please schedule your screening appointment today

VIEW Flyer Here

VIEW Class Schedule Here

Wyoming: Metro Health exercise class for Parkinson's patients

Tuesday, January 30, 2018 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

 

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Oakland County - Rochester Care Partner Support Group

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 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.

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

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

What:

Helps achieve and maintain the highest level of physical functioning. The instructor is Judy Overmyer, the primary physical therapist at the Hauenstein Center of St. Mary’s Health Care.  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:

310 Lafayette Ave SE  Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Room Location: 305 Wege Center, Cardiopulmonary Rehab Room.
There is free covered parking in the garage behind the building.

When:

Class is offered EVERY WEDNESDAY and FRIDAY, from 1:00 PM until 2:00pm.

Additional Information:

Doctor’s approval in writing is required.  The cost is $3.00 per session (arrangements available if unable to pay). First visit is free.  For any additional questions, please contact the NPFWM office.

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