Upcoming Events


American Parkinson Disease Association CT Chapter
PO Box 248
Shelton, CT 06484

Monday, February 25th at 6:30 pm
the Village at East Farms, 180 Scott Rd., Waterbury, CT
“Continuing the Journey: A Treatment Option For Patients With Advance PD.”
Guest Speaker: Duarte Machado, M.D./Movement Disorders Specialist
Compliments of our Sponsor “Abbvie”

Dr. Machado

Please RSVP to: margianas@apdaparkinson.org or
phone (860) 248-9200
Lunch & Learn
The Residence at Brookside
117 Simsbury Road, Avon, CT
Date: Wednesday, February 27th at 3:00 pm
Duopa: Continuing The Journey
“A Treatment Option for Advanced Parkinson’s Disease”
Guest Speaker: Duarte Machado, M.D.
Hartford Healthcare
Sponsored by Abbvie
Please RSVP to: AbbVie.meintl.com/NBA02-DU03-19


A free, weekly voice and communication maintenance program
will begin January 9th at Windham Hospital.
Please call 860-942-5090 or email at: 
for more information.

Valentine’s Dance & Annual Meeting
Masonicare at Ashlar Village,
74 Cheshire Road, Wallingford
Saturday, February 16th (Snow date 2/23/2019)
Time: 12 Noon to 4 PM
DJ Stephanie, photo booth, American Cuisine and vendors!
“Cash Bar”
Please RSVP to 
margianas@apdaparkinson.org or (860) 248-9200
by 2/11/2019
A very special Thank you to our Sponsors!
Acadia Pharmaceuticals, Boston Scientific
and Impax Laboratories

“Balancing Act: Living & Thriving with Parkinson’s Disease”

The Watermark, 3030 Park Ave., Bridgeport, CT
Thursday, February 28th at 1:00 pm
Guest Speaker: Katie Vanovitch, Senior Helpers
Understanding motor and non-motor symptoms, strategies,
and techniques to keep safe and active.

Wednesday, March 13th
Time: 2:15 pm
New Milford Senior Center
40 Main St., New Milford, CT

Michelle Lavallee Dagostine, M. D.

Dr. Dagostine will discuss and answer your questions on
Parkinson’s Disease.
Please RSVP to Amanda Brill 860-696-4653 or

Chase Family Movement Disorders Center
“Beat Parkinson’s Today”
Free for six months!
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

Date: Wednesday, March 2oth
Time: 1:00 PM
Mary Wade, 118 Clinton Ave.,
New Haven, CT
Guest Speakers: Krista Moffo-Grey, OT
Kacey Busque, DPT
RSVP to:

April is “Parkinson’s Awareness Month”
Check-out these events already scheduled!
Saturday, April 13th from 10am-2pm
Educational Symposium
“Empowered & Inspired: Living with PD”
Hartford Hospital
More information TBA

Milford Lunch & Learn
Sponsor Drazen Law Firm, LLC
Guest Speaker: Attorney Steven Rubin
Topic: “Financial Exploitation”
Wednesday, April 17th at 1:00 pm
St. March’s Church Rectory Hall
70 Gulf St., Milford, CT
RSVP to:
margianas@apdaparkinson.org or 860-248-9200

Attorney Steven L. Rubin

Hospital for Special Care – New Britain
Parkinson’s Support Group
New group meeting!
Meets the 3rd Tuesday of the month at 3:00 pm
2150 Corbin Ave., New Britain
Contact: Lindsay Pratt-Bluemle at 860-612-6316

Bridgeport Hospital – New Support Group!
Meets last Tuesday of the month at 12:00 pm
Ahlbin Rehabilitation Center
226 Mill Hill Ave., Bridgeport
Contact: Paul Scelza at 203-384-3340

Bridgeport Hospital Support Group-Members & Staff

New Haven group re-opening!
Mary Wade, 118 Clinton Ave., New Haven
Meets the 3rd Wednesday of the month at 1:00 PM
Krista Moffo-Grey, 203-672-7842
“Free” parking lot on Pine St. across from entrance.

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!


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
Meets the 4th Wednesday of the month at 3:00 pm
Contact: Heather Pierce or Krisztina Jarai
Phone: 860-284-5000

Bridgeport – Ahlbin Rehabilitation Center
226 Mill Hill Ave., Bridgeport, CT
Meets last Tuesday of the month at 12:00 PM
Contact: Paul Scelza, PT
Phone: 203-384-3340

East Windsor – Fresh River Healthcare
96 Prospect Hill Road, East Windsor, CT
Meets the 3rd Wednesday of the month at 1:30 pm
Contact: Heather Bale



New Haven – Mary Wade

118 Clinton Ave., New Haven, CT
Meets 3rd Wednesday each Month at 1:00 PM
Contact: Krista Moffo-Grey
Phone:  203-672-7842

Trumbull – Spring Meadows

6949 Main St., Trumbull, CT
Call for times and dates
Contact: Lisa Grioli, Facilitator
Phone: 203-261-0006