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About Us

The Parkinson’s Foundation Greater Rochester Chapter seeks to:

  • Support people with Parkinson's disease and their care partners
  • Educate the community about Parkinson's disease
  • Find a cure

 

 

Parkinson's Foundation Greater Rochester

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The Parkinson’s Foundation Greater Rochester Chapter is dedicated to making life better for people with Parkinson’s disease by improving care and advancing research toward a cure. We provide a variety of support groups, education programs and respite grants throughout the greater Rochester area. Whether you are newly diagnosed with PD or have been managing it for years, a caregiver, family member or friend of someone with PD, we are here to help you.
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Annual Parkinson's Symposium

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Monthly Educational Events

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Educational Events

Parkinson's Summer Education Series

July 20 | 10:00-11:00 am | Assistive Devices: Your Tools for Living Better with Parkinson's

Learn about the many aids for mobility and activities of daily living available today to improve safety and independence.

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This event is FREE but seating is limited and RSVP is required

Questions? Call 913.341.8828

Support Groups

We strongly encourage people with Parkinson’s, family members, friends, caregivers and other interested individuals to attend one of the many support groups offered. Support groups provide an opportunity for people to meet regularly for mutual support and to exchange coping skills with one another in matters relating to Parkinson’s disease.

Download a list of support groups in your area. 

Benefits of support groups:

Wellness & Exercise

The Wellness Program
The Wellness Program occurs every Tuesday and Thursday from 10:30 am to 1:00 pm year round in our office. Attendees participate in one hour of seated exercise, followed by lunch and games. Caregivers are encouraged to use this time for respite.

10:30am - 11:30am: Seated Exercise
11:30am - Noon: Lunch ($5 donation suggested)
Noon - 1:00pm: Social Activities/Games

The Wellness Program is FREE.

Dance for PD

Education & Support

The Parkinson’s Foundation Heartland Chapter is working to ensure you have resources at your fingertips. Therefore, we provide wellness and exercise classes, support groups and educational symposia.

2018 Parkinson's Summer Education Series

July 20 | 10:00-11:00 am | Assistive Devices: Your Tools for Living Better with Parkinson's

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