Upcoming Events


Ellington Support Meeting
Friday, August 17th at 10:30 am
Ellington Library, 93 Main St., Ellington
Guest Speaker-Duarte Machado, MD
Movement Disorder Specialist, Hartford Healthcare
Neuroscience Institute
Topic: “Movement Problems in Parkinson’s Disease”
Sponsored by ADAMAS
Please RSVP to margianas@apdaparkinson.org

Brand new! PRESS Support Groups!
This support group meets for 8 weeks straight and is open to those
diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease within the last 5 years.
First group will meet on Thursday, August 30th at Masonicare in Mystic, CT
45 Clara Drive at 2:30 pm.  To register please contact:
Marlane Argianas at 860-248-9200 or


The second group will meet on Thursday, September 20th at Chase Family
Disorders Center, 35 Talcottville Rd., Suite 3, Vernon, CT at 12:00 pm.
To register please contact: Amanda Brill, LCSW at 860-870-6385.

Hospital for Special Care – New Britain
Parkinson’s Resource Group Meeting
New group meeting!
Thursday, August 23rd at 3:00 pm
2150 Corbin Ave., New Britain
Contact: Jennifer Weed at 860-827-1958 ext. 5031

Bridgeport Hospital – New Support Group!
Tuesday, August 28th at 1:00 pm
Inpatient Rehabilitation Center
267 Grant Street, Bridgeport
Contact: Paul Scelza at 203-336-7301

Bridgeport Hospital Support Group-Members & Staff

A special “Thank you” to Milford Hospital Staff Members who attended an In-Service on Parkinson’s Disease recently.

Staff members of Milford Hospital gather together with APDA Board member Stefan McKosky.

A special “Thank you” to The Hearth at Tuxis Pond in Madison
for hosting our very first “First Responders Training given in Connecticut!”
Thank you to all that attended, Kristina Carroll and The Hearth’s Executive Director!


 Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) Patient Seminar
Tuesday, August 7th at 12:00 pm, Wednesday, September 5th at 5:00 pm at
Chase Family Movement Disorders Center,
35 Talcottville Rd., Suite 3. Vernon, CT
Please RSVP to: Sarah.Johnson@hhchealth.org or 860-549-6258.

A Special “Thank you” to Dr. Adam Simmons
“An Integrative Approach to Parkinson’s Disease Care”            A Big “Thank you” to Benchmark Senior Living at Hamden

Marlane Argianas, APDA Program Coordinator CT, Dr. Adam Simmons, Hospital for Special Care & Anne Bernick, Wallingford Support Group Facilitator

APDA CT Board Members


Newer Connecticut Support Groups
Avon – The Residence at Brookside
117 Simsbury Road, Avon, CT
Wednesday, August 22nd at 3:00 pm
Contact: Heather Pierce or Krisztina Jarai
Phone: 860-284-5000

Bridgeport – Bridgeport Hospital Rehab
267 Grant St., Bridgeport, CT
Tuesday, August 28th at 12:00 PM
Contact: Paul Scelza, PT
Phone: 203-336-7301

East Windsor – Fresh River Healthcare
96 Prospect Hill Road, East Windsor, CT
Wednesday, August 15th at 1:30 pm
Contact: Heather Bale


Glastonbury Support Group – The Hearth at Glastonbury
281 Western Blvd., Glastonbury, CT
Tuesday, August 14th at 11:00 am
Contact: Holly Seymour

Darien – Atria Darien- Senior Living

50 Ledge Road, Darien, CT
Friday, July 13th at 11:00 AM
Contact: Ilene Sumberg, MSW, LCSW Resident Relations Director
Phone: 203-662-1090 

New Haven – Mary Wade

118 Clinton Ave., New Haven, CT

Trumbull – Spring Meadows

6949 Main St., Trumbull, CT
Thursday, July 26th at 11:00 AM
Contact: Lisa Grioli, Facilitator
Phone: 203-261-0006 


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