Upcoming Events

FIND A LOCAL EVENT

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.


UPDATES FOR THE PD COMMUNITY

As a precaution and in light of recent recommendations regarding the coronavirus (COVID-19), a number of scheduled events and meetings have been cancelled or postponed. Please be sure to reach out to the program contact if you are unsure about whether or not a meeting has been cancelled.

For more information on COVID-19 and the PD Community, click here. You can also feel free to reach out to the APDA Information and Referral Center at 800-651-8466 with any questions.


UPCOMING EVENTS


APDA Let’s Keep Moving Fitness Series

The APDA National Rehabilitation Resource Center for Parkinson’s Disease at Boston University hosts Let’s Keep Moving seminars featuring tips on many different aspects of staying fit while at home. You can view the previously recorded Let’s Keep Moving sessions online at the link below.

See previously recorded sessions


APDA Dr. Gilbert Hosts Q&A Series
November 5, 2020

Dr. Rebecca Gilbert hosts these informative Q&A sessions with a series of experts via Zoom. Topics include an intro to telemedicine, medication management & COVID-19, and more. New sessions will be available monthly throughout the fall.

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APDA PRESS Virtual Program
Thursdays, September 3 – October 22, 2020

APDA PRESS (Parkinson’s Roadmap for Support Services) is a program developed by the Information and Referral Center and designed for individuals diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease five or fewer years before the beginning of the program. This 8-week support group is led by Elizabeth Austin, PsyD and provides information and support for participants. Registration is required for this free program.

See a flyer with more information


Caregiving in Quarantine
Tuesdays, September 15 – November 3, 2020

The APDA MA Chapter is proud to deliver another session of this online support program for partners of people with Parkinson’s, facilitated by Sarah Singer, LICSW. Join a community of care partners of people with PD for a weekly chance to talk together about the challenges of care giving. Space is limited and registration is required.

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Virtual Parkinson’s Good Start Program – Cape Cod
Tuesdays, October 20 & 27, 2020

The Parkinson’s Good Start Program is a two-part series presented by a team of Parkinson’s disease specialists that will introduce participants to information and resources. This program will be presented virtually and is designed for individuals diagnosed with Parkinson’s within the past three years.

This program will feature presentations by specialists from Boston University Medical Center and Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital Cape Cod. Participants do not need to be residents of Cape Cod to register.

Click here to see a flyer


APDA PRESS Virtual Program
Saturdays, October 24 – December 12, 2020

APDA PRESS (Parkinson’s Roadmap for Support Services) is a program developed by the Information and Referral Center and designed for individuals diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease five or fewer years before the beginning of the program. This 8-week support group is led by Sarah Singer, LICSW and provides information and support for participants. Registration is required for this free program.

See a flyer with more information


Monthly Carepartner Support Group
Beginning Wednesday, October 28, 2020

The APDA MA is proud to offer a new ongoing group for care partners. This monthly care partners’ support group will be facilitated by Sarah Singer, LICSW.

More Information

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APDA MA Virtual Education Series: Bringing Information to You at Home
Finding Support for Care in the Home
Tuesday, November 3, 2020

Join the American Parkinson Disease Association Massachusetts Chapter for this virtual educational program. Dave Tasto, local expert and author of “Thriving at Home – A Handbook for Preventing Hospital Stays,” will discuss how participants can find extra support at home for themselves or a loved one.

This program is the first in our new APDA MA Virtual Education Series: Bringing Information to You at Home.

See a flyer with more information

Click here to Register