Upcoming Events


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

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.

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.

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

April is “Parkinson’s Awareness Month”

Educational Symposium
A “huge Thank you!” to all of our attendees, guest speakers,
volunteers and Hartford Hospital for hosting this great event!

A special thank you to our Sponsors:
  US WorldMeds (Luncheon Sponsor), Abbvie, Lundbeck, Companions & Home Helpers,
Adamas, Hospital For Special Care, Anmeal, Acadia, Drazen/Rubin Law Firm,
Hartford HealthCare, Boston Scientific  and Medtronic!

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

Attorney Steven L. Rubin

Fresh River-East Windsor
96 Prospect Hill Rd., East Windsor
We are celebrating our 1st Anniversary of our
PD Program and Parkinson’s Awareness Month!
On April 17th at 1:30 pm, Denise Paley of Acadia Pharmaceuticals will
speak to both public & professionals on Hallucinations and Delusions.
On April 24th at 1:30 pm, Dr. Machado of the David & Rhoda Chase Family Movement
Disorders Center will speak to both public & professionals on Dyskinesia,
an abnormal, uncontrolled, involuntary movement.
Please RSVP to: Heather Bale-(860) 670-3430

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