Upcoming Events


The Massachusetts Chapter’s annual fundraisers and events allow us to contribute to ongoing medical research, provide services for Massachusetts residents with Parkinson’s and spread public awareness about the disease. Volunteering, sponsoring and participating in these events gives you the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of people with Parkinson’s, their families and their caregivers.

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APDA Parkinson’s Care Partner Program
Next Session Tuesday, October 22, 2019

The APDA MA is pleased to present this Parkinson’s Family Care Partner Support Series. This program will take place over 8 months and will feature a new topic at each meeting.

Session 7 Information

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APDA Webinar – Spotlight on Clinical Research: Opening the Door to New Treatments
Thursday, October 31, 2019

David G. Standaert, MD, PhD, from the University of Alabama Birmingham School of Medicine will present this addition to the APDA’s Spotlight series. This educational webinar will present information on clinical trials in Parkinson’s disease.

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Support Group Facilitator Conference
Saturday, November 2, 2019

The American Parkinson Disease Association Massachusetts Chapter and Information and Referral Center are pleased to provide this interactive program to help support group facilitators learn best practices and share expertise on Parkinson’s Support Groups. The APDA MA is proud to provide this program to support group facilitators as a part of our goal to provide innovative programs and services to support people with Parkinson’s in Massachusetts.

Happier Valley Comedy Performance Fundraiser
Sunday, November 10, 2019

Deb Ellis Physical Therapy and DopaFit Parkinson’s Movement Center have partnered to present this comedy show, with proceeds benefiting the American Parkinson Disease Association Massachusetts Chapter.

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A Caregiver’s Primer: A Mindful Approach to Self-care
Tuesday, November 19, 2019

The Parkinson Support Network of Cape Cod, APDA MA Branch, and Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital Cape Cod will provide this educational program for care partners. The afternoon program will feature information from experts as well as several breakout sessions and a box supper.

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Save the Date! 2020 APDA MA Optimism Walk
Sunday, May 31st, 2020

We hope you will be able to join us on Sunday, May 31st for the 34th Annual APDA MA Optimism Walk for Parkinson’s!