Upcoming Events

LOCAL UPCOMING EVENTS

WE HAVE A NEW MAILING ADDRESS:
American Parkinson Disease Association CT Chapter
PO Box 248
Shelton, CT 06484

SAVE-THE-DATE!
2/29/2020-Winter Wonderland Dance & Annual Meeting
4/4/2020-Educational Symposium-Hartford
5/2/2020-Northern CT Walk-Farmington
10/3/2020-Westport Walk-Sherwood Island

Winter Wonderland Luncheon Dance & Annual Meeting
Date: Saturday, February 29th
Time: 12 noon – 4 pm
Location: Masonicare at Ashlar Village, 74 Cheshire Road, Wallingford
Free Luncheon, DJ Stephanie and Photo Booth!
Special Thank you to our Sponsors
Lunch Sponsor US WorldMeds, Silver Sponsors-Abbvie, Acadia & Lundbeck!
Please RSVP to: margianas@apdaparkinson.org or 860-248-9200


WHAT’S NEW IN PD TREATMENT
Friday, December 13, 2019
Hartford Marriott Farmington
15 Farm Springs Road, Farmington, CT
9:30 am-10:00 am Check-In
10:00 am – 1:30 pm Program
Our esteemed experts will discuss:
Treatments for PD in the last 5 years.
Empowering communication with your doctor to discuss best treatment options.
Guest Speaker: J. Antonelle de Marcaida, MD
Panelists: Lawrence Bluth, MD-Katharine Coggshall, RN, BSN,-Amanda Brill, LCSW, MSW
Complimentary Lunch and free parking.
RSVP to Susan.Lather@hhchealth.org or 860-696-5503

Westport Optimism Walk-We Raised $41,335.73!
THANK YOU! THANK YOU!
TO ALL OF OUR ATTENDEES FOR YOUR VERY GENEROUS DONATIONS,
OUR BOARD MEMBERS AND ALL THAT ATTENDED THE WALK!
Many thanks to our Sponsors!
National Sponsors-Acadia-Amneal-Lundbeck-Sunovion-Adamas
Local Sponsors-US WorldMeds (Gold & Luncheon Sponsor)-Medtronic-Boston Scientific-Abbott-
Vertical Pharmaceuticals-Abbvie-Atria of Darien & Acorda

Special “thank you” to The Staples High School Volunteers,
Mike from CrossFit, The Amateur Radio Groups, Singer Gary Kahn,
Larry and Jonathan from Westport EMS and Sherwood Island State Park Staff!

TO VIEW PHOTOS, GO TO UPCOMING EVENTS-CLICK-ON ARROW-SCROLL TO THE BOTTOM-
WESTPORT OPTIMISM WALK 2019-THANK YOU-PHOTOS-CLICK-ON.

 

PARKINSON’S BODY & MIND PROGRAM

Various exercise classes including: Boxing, Yoga, Dance & Yoga with Meditation.
Greenwich YMCA, 50 East Putnam Ave., Greenwich
Please contact Lynn at Hagerbrant@gmail.com or Andrea at abasso@gwymca.org 
for more detailed information.

WELCOME TO OUR NEW MILFORD SUPPORT GROUP!
The meetings take place the 2nd Wednesday of the month at 9:15 am.
New Milford Senior Center, 40 Main Street, New Milford
Facilitator: Jasmin Ducusin at 860-355-6075

New Parkinson’s Support Group In Norwich!
Rose City Senior Center
8 Mahan Drive, Norwich
Will meet the fourth Monday every month at 11:30 am
RSVP to: Susan at 860-696-5503
 

 

 

A special “Thank you”
to Acorda, Saba from The Art Cart, all who attended,
APDA National and The Chase Family Movement Disorders Clinic
for offering this creative class!

A new creative arts program that offers people with PD the space
and ability to express feelings, emotions, and daily concerns through the activity of drawing & painting.


LOUD CROWD PROGRAM
A free, weekly voice and communication maintenance program
at Windham Hospital.
Please call 860-942-5090 or email at: 
susan.munroe@hhchealth.org
for more information.

Chase Family Movement Disorders Center
“Beat Parkinson’s Today”
Mondays-2pm Beginner, 3pm Bronze
Thursdays-2pm Beginner, 2:45pm Bronze & 4pm Silver
Registration online www.beatpdtoday.com
Call: 860-365-2878
35 Talcottville Rd., Vernon, CT