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Sunday, November 11, 2018

Washtenaw County - Ann Arbor Support Group

Sunday, November 11, 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

Grand Rapids: Power Up Exercise Class

Sunday, November 11, 2018 4:30 pm - 5:45 pm

Where:

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

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

When:

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

Additional Information:

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

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

Sunday, November 11, 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.

Monday, November 12, 2018

Muskegon: Parkinson's Pool Class

Monday, November 12, 2018 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

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

Jackson: Pedaling for Parkinson's

Monday, November 12, 2018 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

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

Marquette: Pedaling for Parkinson's

Monday, November 12, 2018 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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

Beverly Hills: Rock Steady Boxing

Monday, November 12, 2018 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

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

Grand Rapids: Adaptive Yoga for People with Parkinson's

Monday, November 12, 2018 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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

Ann Arbor: Pedaling for Parkinson's

Monday, November 12, 2018 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Health Innovation Coordinator
YMCA Ann Arbor
400 W Washington St
Ann Arbor, MI 48103
Mon, Wed & Fri 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Release/Permission from Physician required
Contact Ann Brennan (734) 996-9622
abrennan@AnnArborYMCA.org
Free to members, $25 per 7 week session

Farmington Hills: Movingthru - Dance & Parkinson’s

Monday, November 12, 2018 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Christina’s Adult Ballet & More Studio

31531 West 13 Mile Road 

Farmington Hills, MI 48334

Most Mondays- 2:00pm 

$10 per class 

 For more information Call:

Terrye Mock- 248 505-3951 

Dance for Parkinson's Disease Class

Monday, November 12, 2018 2:45 pm - 3:45 pm

Starting April 9th

Taught by Brandon Koepsell of Take Root

Mondays, 2:45-3:45pm

One Ford Place

1 Ford Place Detroit

Room 5C08

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

or email takerootdance@gmail.com for more info

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Ann Arbor: Westminster Presbyterian Church

Monday, November 12, 2018 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Mondays at 3 pm
1500 Scio Church Rd
Ann Arbor, MI 48103
(734) 276-9988
lefflerdd@gmail.com
No fee - Weekly classes

Grand Rapids: Power Up Exercise Class

Monday, November 12, 2018 4:30 pm - 5:45 pm

Where:

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

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

When:

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

Additional Information:

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

Battle Creek: Rock Steady Boxing

Monday, November 12, 2018 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

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

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

Monday, November 12, 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 586-696-8663

Oakland County - Royal Oak Support Group

Monday, November 12, 2018 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 Facilitator - Steve McMahon 248-971-5811 or Dennis Cavanaugh (248) 683-1153

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

Monday, November 12, 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.

Midland County Support Group

Monday, November 12, 2018 7:00 pm

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

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Grand Rapids: Ballroom Dance Class: Dancing with Parkinson's Disease

Tuesday, November 13, 2018 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.

Grand Blanc: PWR! PD Exercise Group

Tuesday, November 13, 2018 10:00 am - 11:00 am

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

Calhoun County - Battle Creek Care Partners Support Group

Tuesday, November 13, 2018 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

Grand Haven: Pedaling for Parkinson's

Tuesday, November 13, 2018 10:30 am - 11:30 am

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

Pontiac: Dance for Parkinson's Disease

Tuesday, November 13, 2018 10:45 am - 11:45 am

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

Muskegon County Care Partners

Tuesday, November 13, 2018 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

Wyoming: Metro Health exercise class for Parkinson's patients

Tuesday, November 13, 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

 

Grand Rapids Ballet School: Dancing with Parkinson's Disease

Tuesday, November 13, 2018 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.

Jackson: Summit Branch YMCA

Tuesday, November 13, 2018 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

Beverly Hills: Rock Steady Boxing

Tuesday, November 13, 2018 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

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

Cass County - Cassopolis Support Group

Tuesday, November 13, 2018 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

2nd Tuesday, 1:00 pm
Cass County Council on Aging
60525 Decatur Rd
Cassopolis, MI 49031
Facilitator: Susan McGrew 800-323-0390 x 248

 

Marquette: Movement and Dance for Those with Parkinson's

Tuesday, November 13, 2018 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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

Troy: PD Fitness for Life

Tuesday, November 13, 2018 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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

Kalamazoo County Support Group

Tuesday, November 13, 2018 4:00 pm

2nd Tuesday, 4:00 pm

Kalamazoo Support Group

Friendship Village of Kalamazoo

1400 Drake Rd. Kalamazoo, MI 49009

Contact: Jennifer Holleman at 269-341-8142 Facilitator: Karen Freshwater, PA



Jackson County Support Group

Tuesday, November 13, 2018 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

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Gogebic County - Ironwood Support Group

Wednesday, November 14, 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

Jackson: Pedaling for Parkinson's

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

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

Rochester: Older Person's Commision (OPC)

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

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

Marquette: Pedaling for Parkinson's

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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

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

Wednesday, November 14, 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.

Ann Arbor: Pedaling for Parkinson's

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Health Innovation Coordinator
YMCA Ann Arbor
400 W Washington St
Ann Arbor, MI 48103
Mon, Wed & Fri 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Release/Permission from Physician required
Contact Ann Brennan (734) 996-9622
abrennan@AnnArborYMCA.org
Free to members, $25 per 7 week session

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

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

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

Ann Arbor: Parkinson's Movement & Dance Class

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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

Royal Oak: PD Exercise Group

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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

Barry County - Hastings Support Group

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 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

Shiawassee County - Owosso Support Group

Wednesday, November 14, 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, November 15, 2018

Rochester Hills: PD Adaptive Exercise Group

Thursday, November 15, 2018 9:30 am - 10:30 am

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

Grand Blanc: PWR! PD Exercise Group

Thursday, November 15, 2018 10:00 am - 11:00 am

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

Iosco County - East Tawas Support Group

Thursday, November 15, 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

 

 

Grand Haven: Pedaling for Parkinson's

Thursday, November 15, 2018 10:30 am - 11:30 am

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

Frankfort: Dancing for Parkinson's

Thursday, November 15, 2018 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

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

Manistee County - Support Group

Thursday, November 15, 2018 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

West Bloomfield: Movingthru - Dance & Parkinson’s

Thursday, November 15, 2018 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

West Bloomfield Henry Ford Hospital

Thursdays*  12:30 - 1:30pm at Vita

Instructor:  Terrye Mock 

Call:  248 505-3951

$10 per class (6 classes for $50)

*No class on Thursday Feb. 15

Howell: Adaptive Exercise with Dr. Stuart Blatt

Thursday, November 15, 2018 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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

Jackson: Summit Branch YMCA

Thursday, November 15, 2018 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

Beverly Hills: Rock Steady Boxing

Thursday, November 15, 2018 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

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

Bay County Support Group

Thursday, November 15, 2018 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, November 15, 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

Bloomfield: Movingthru – Parkinson’s & Dance

Thursday, November 15, 2018 1:45 pm - 2:45 pm

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

Benzie County - Frankfort Support Group

Thursday, November 15, 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

Leelanau County - Suttons Bay Support Group

Thursday, November 15, 2018 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, November 15, 2018 3:30 pm

3rd Thursday at 3:30 p.m.

Location: Tamarac Center for Well Being

1401 W. Main St., Fremont, MI 49412

Contact: Michelle Klochack, RN - Michelle.klochack@spectrumhealth.org

Dancing with Parkinson’s

Thursday, November 15, 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

Troy: PD Fitness for Life

Thursday, November 15, 2018 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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

Warren: PD Exercise Group

Thursday, November 15, 2018 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

Brighton Adaptive Exercise Class

Thursday, November 15, 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

Battle Creek: Rock Steady Boxing

Thursday, November 15, 2018 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

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

Friday, November 16, 2018

Dancing with Parkinson’s

Friday, November 16, 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 Haven: GO Group

Friday, November 16, 2018 10:30 am - 11:30 am

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

Grand Haven: Pedaling for Parkinson's

Friday, November 16, 2018 10:30 am - 11:30 am

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

Jackson: Pedaling for Parkinson's

Friday, November 16, 2018 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

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

Beverly Hills: Rock Steady Boxing

Friday, November 16, 2018 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

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

Marquette: Pedaling for Parkinson's

Friday, November 16, 2018 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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

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

Friday, November 16, 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.

Ann Arbor: Pedaling for Parkinson's

Friday, November 16, 2018 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Health Innovation Coordinator
YMCA Ann Arbor
400 W Washington St
Ann Arbor, MI 48103
Mon, Wed & Fri 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Release/Permission from Physician required
Contact Ann Brennan (734) 996-9622
abrennan@AnnArborYMCA.org
Free to members, $25 per 7 week session

Marquette: Movement and Dance for Those with Parkinson's

Friday, November 16, 2018 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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

Saturday, November 17, 2018

Marquette: Movement and Dance for Those with Parkinson's

Saturday, November 17, 2018 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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

Jackson: Summit Branch YMCA

Saturday, November 17, 2018 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

Grand Rapids: Power Up Exercise Class

Saturday, November 17, 2018 4:30 pm - 5:45 pm

Where:

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

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

When:

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

Additional Information:

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

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

Saturday, November 17, 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.

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World Parkinson Coalition

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