Support Groups Join our Community Support Groups in the Midwest The following information is current as of March 2018. Please be sure to call ahead to confirm schedules. Illinois - Support Groups Arlington Heights, IL What: Korean American Support Group Where: Arlington Heights Senior Center, 1801 W. Central Road, Arlington Heights, IL 60005 When: Monthly 2nd Saturdays, 10am-Noon Contact: Sunghee Park, 630-400-4082 or email@example.com What: Support Group Where: NCH Hospital Arlington Heights Senior Center, IL 60005 When: Monthly 3rd Wed, 6:30-8pm Contact: RSVP to Seema Ganjawalia, 847-618-7790, firstname.lastname@example.org Aurora, IL When: Monthly Second Wednesday 1:30-3pm Rush Copley Heart Institute 2088 Ogden Avenue, Aurora Conference Room is Christine Weincek email@example.com 630-978-4948. Belleville, IL When: Monthly 2nd Monday 1:30-2:30pm SWIC-PSOP, 201 N. Church Street, Belleville, IL 62220 Jodi Gardner – 618-234-4410 Ext. 7031, jodi.gardner@SWIC.edu Bloomington, IL When: Monthly 3rd Tuesday 1pm – No meetings in Nov. or Dec. St. John’s Lutheran Church, 1618 E. Emerson St.Bloomington, IL 61701 Bob Howard 309-557-8240 firstname.lastname@example.org or Roger Halleen 309-699-7394 email@example.com Carbondale, IL When: Monthly (except December) 1st Wed 1:00 pm Meetings held at Prairie Living at Chautauqua, 955 Villa Ct, West Bldg, 3rd Fl, Carbondale, IL 62901 Gala Lockwood, 618.967.1317, firstname.lastname@example.org Champaign, IL When: Weekly Mondays 10-11am Champaign County Parkinson’s Support Group Savoy United Methodist Church, 3002 W. Old Church Road, Champaign, IL 61821 Charles Rohn – 217-549-6167, email@example.com; Chuck Arbuckle – 217-586-3100 Chicago, IL When: Monthly 2nd Saturday 11:30am – 1pm. Register in advance at 773-488-2801 Mather’s More Than A Café, 33 E. 83rd Street, Chicago, IL 60619 Edna Drake – firstname.lastname@example.org When: Monthly, 1st Tues. 11am -2pm – Call for schedule Northwestern Memorial Hospital, 251 E. Huron, 3rd floor, Room A, Chicago, IL 60611 Pamela Palmentera – 312-503-4397, email@example.com When: Monthly 3rd Wed. 1-3pm Presence Resurrection Medical Center, 7262 W. Peterson Avenue Terrace Room, Chicago, IL 60631 Shelia Pepple 773-774-8000 x 6211, speppler@Presencehealth.org; Judy Ward 773.636.5837 Decatur, IL When: Monthly 3rd Thursday 1:30pm Westminster Church, 1380 W. MainDecatur, IL Jon Kileen – firstname.lastname@example.org, 217-620-8702 DeKalb, IL When: 3rd Tuesday Monthly 1:30pm – 4pm DeKalb Support Group, DeKalb Senior Center, 330 Grove Street DeKalb, IL 60178 Carol Reed – 815-762-6293; Mary McIllece – 847-420-0386, email@example.com Des Plaines, IL When: Meeting monthly 4th Tuesday 10:00 – 11:00am Frisbie Senior Center, 50 Northwest HighwayDes Plaines, IL 60016 Nancy Flowers – 847-653-3134, firstname.lastname@example.org; Nancy Flowers – Nflowers@rainbowhospice.org Deerfeild, IL When: 1st and 3rd Saturday 9-12am North Suburban, Evangelical Free Church, 200 Lake Cook Road, Deerfield, IL 60015 Rachael Birchard – 847-945-2514, email@example.com Dixon, IL When: Monthly 2nd Thursday 1-2:30pm KSB Hospital PD Support Group, Town Square Center, 102 S. Hennepin Avenue, Dixon, IL 61021 Use Parking Lot Entrance on 2nd St. Ann Hilliard – 815-285-5575, firstname.lastname@example.org Elgin, IL When: Meeting Third Tuesday each month 3-4:00pm St. Joseph Hospital, 77 North Airlite Street Elgin, IL 60123 Bev Kitler email@example.com Sue Peterson, Co-Leader, firstname.lastname@example.org Elk Grove Village, IL When: Monthly 3rd Tuesday 6 pm Northwest Neurology APDA Support Group 800 Biesterfield Rd Suite 635, Elk Grove Village, IL Ilana Kazakish – 224-385-4885 Ikazakish@northwestneuro.com Elmhurst, IL When: Meets every 4th Thursday of each month 1PM to 2:30PM Elmhurst Hospital Support Group attendees should use the main entrance. Third Floor Family Lounge155 E Brush Hill RdElmhurst, IL 60126 Joel Morris Ed.D – email@example.com, 630-432-0232 Geneva, IL When: Monthly 3rd Saturday 10:30am Fox Valley Area PD Support Group Delnor Community Hospital, 300 Randall Road, Geneva, IL 60134 Kathy Hanlon – 630-761-9750, firstname.lastname@example.org Glen Ellyn, IL When: Monthly 3rd Tuesday 10-11:30am – **3rd Tues. is for caregivers & patients** Brookdale Glen Ellyn, 60 N. Nicoll Avenue, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 Linda Schaller 630-446-1502 Lschaller@brookdale.com Glenview, IL When: Monthly 3rd Thursday 2-3:30pm Glenbrook Hospital 2100 Pfingsten Road, Glenview, IL 60026 Diane Mattson RN – 847.570.2570 Greenville, IL When: Monthly 2nd Monday 1pm Senior Center, 1001 E. Harris Avenue Greenville, IL 62246 Anna Oestrich – 618-664-1405 x102, email@example.com Hazelcrest, IL When: Monthly 3rd Wednesday 1-3pm South Suburban Hospital, 17800 Kedzie Avenue, Hazelcrest, IL 60476 Robert Reiser – 815-717-8860, firstname.lastname@example.org Joliet, IL When: Weekly 3rd Wed. 6-7:30pm Presence Health Sports Injury and Rehab Center, 2132 Jefferson, Joliet, IL 60435 For info call Mary Gaherty: 815-725-7133 extension 7562 Kankakee, IL When: Monthly 1st Wed. 10-11am – Meetings held in Rooms A & B Riverside Medical Center, 350 N. Wall, Kankakee, IL 60901 Marian Wulffe – 815-932-6871, email@example.com Kewanee, IL When: Meeting on Third Thursday each month 5:00 to 6:00 pm OSF Saint Luke Medical Center, 1051 W. South Street P.O.Box 747, Kewanee, IL 61443 Co-Leaders – Lisa Salisbury – 309.852.7941, Lisa.R.Salisbury@OSFHealthcare.org; Breanne Cinnamon – 309.852.7936, Breanne.H.Cinnamon@OSFHealthcare.org Lake Barrington, IL When: Monthly 3rd Tuesday 6 pm Northwest Neurology APDA Support Group 22285 N Pepper Road Suite 401, Lake Barrington, IL 60010. Ilana Kazakish – 224-385-4885 Ikazakish@northwestneuro.com Lake Forest, IL When: 2nd Wednesday of each month 10am – noon Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital Health & Fitness Center – Conference Room 1200 North Westmoreland Road, Lake Forest, IL Call: Trish Osterman PT, MS Rehabilitative Services Dept. 847-535-8060 Lena, IL When: Monthly 2nd Mon. 1:30pm from March to November (TIMES/DATES MAY VARY) Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 118 E. Mason Street, Lena, IL 60148 Marion Fahre – 815.367.3961; Carol Griffin – 815.947.2208 Libertyville, IL When: Monthly 4th Wednesday 7-9pm Lake County Parkinson’s Group, Condell Medical Center, 801 S. Milwaukee Avenue, Libertyville, IL 60048 Wayne Zumstein – 847-840-5700, firstname.lastname@example.org Macomb, IL When: Monthly 2nd Thursday at 6:30 pm Support Group The Elms, 1212 Madelyn avenue, Macomb, IL 61455 Katie Webb – 309.221.9888, email@example.com Mattoon, IL When: Monthly – last Tuesday 1pm Sara Bush Hospital, 500 Health Center Drive, Matoon, IL 61938 Kay McDade – 217-258-4040, firstname.lastname@example.org Mt. Vernon, IL When: Monthly 4th Thursday 6:30 Greentree Retirement Center, 208 Zachary, 2nd Floor, Mt. Vernon, IL 62864 Donna Peacock – 618-315-1684, email@example.com Niles, IL When: Meets monthly – please call for for more information. Brookdale Niles, 8975 W. Golf Road, Niles, IL 60714 Contact: Annalee Strasburg – firstname.lastname@example.org, 847-296-0333 Northbrook, IL When: Meetings 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month at 9:00am to 11:00am Brandel Care Center, 2155 Pfingsten Road, Northbrook, IL 60062 Tom Hoeppner – 847.509.0927, Tomhoe@comcast.net Northfeild, IL When: Weekly, Wed. 1-2pm North Shore Senior Center, 161 Northfield Road, Northfeild, IL 60093 Tierney Wilson – 847-784.6040, email@example.com; Heather Resnick – 847.784.6041, firstname.lastname@example.org Oak Park, IL When: Monthly, 2nd Saturday 9:30am to Noon – No meeting in August Oak Park Hospital, 520 S. Maple Avenue – 2nd Floor, Oak Park, IL 60304 Lucia Blasucci, RN – 312-563-2900, email@example.com Peoria, IL When: Monthly, 1st Saturday 1:30-3:30pm *No meetings on Holidays/Holiday Weekends* OSF Prompt Care, Glen Park5114 N. Glen Park Place, Peoria, IL 61614 Roger & Barb Halleen – 309-699-7394, firstname.lastname@example.org; Bruce Colley – 309-692-6449, email@example.com Rockford, IL When: Monthly 2nd Wednesday 10am Wesley Willows, 4141 N. Rockton Avenue, Rockford, IL 61103 Faye Ford – 815-885-4897, firstname.lastname@example.org Schaumburg, IL When: Monthly 3rd Tuesday 7pm Campanelli YMCA 00 Weiss Rd Schaumburg. IL. Tim Reed – 630-917-7617 , email@example.com Spring Valley, IL When: Monthly 1st Monday 1:30-3:30pm St. Margaret’s Hospital, 600 E. 1st Street, Spring Valley, IL 61362 815-434-7114, firstname.lastname@example.org Springfield, IL When: 3rd Sunday of odd number months at 2pm Jan, March, May, July, Sept., Nov. St. John’s Rehabilitation at FitClub, South 3631 South 6th St., #C, Springfield, IL 62704 Kelly Neumann – 217-483-7300, email@example.com Sterling, IL When: Monthly 4th Wed. 2-3:30pm Good Neighbor Care PD Support Group, Good Neighbor Care, 2705 Avenue E, Sterling, IL 61081 Stephanie Dennis – 815-499-3691, firstname.lastname@example.org Vandalia, IL When: Monthly Last Tuesday 1pm Fayette County Hospital, 650 W. Taylor, Vandalia, IL 62471 Charlene Pryor – 618-283-4633, email@example.com Vernon Hills, IL When: Monthly 3rd Wednesday 1pm Brookdale Hawthorn Lakes, 10 E. Hawthorn Parkway, Vernon Hills, IL 60061 Laurel Moffott – 847-996-1706, firstname.lastname@example.org Winfield, IL When: Monthly 3rd Thursday 10-11:30 am Neurosciences Parkinson’s Support Group, 25 North Winfield Road Conference Center, BedTower conference room, Winfield, IL 60190 Register at 630.933.4234, Registration is encouraged Debra.email@example.com When: Monthly 3rd Thursday 10-11 am Memory Care Partner, Northwestern Medicine, 25 N. Winfield Road, Winfield, IL 60190 Registration is encouraged. Call 630-933-4234 Illinois - Young Onset Support Groups Downers Grove, IL When: Monthly 3rd Monday 7-8:45pm DuPage YOPD Support Group First United Methodist Church, 1032 Maple Downers Grove, IL 60515 Natalie Lipp – 630-202-9327, firstname.lastname@example.org Peoria, IL When: Meets 3rd Wednesday at 3:30 pm Meeting at Panera’s, 2515 W. Lake Street (Westlake), Peoria, IL 60515 Barb Halleen -309.699.7934, email@example.com Quincy, IL Contact: David & Terri May Phone: 217-224-7027; Email: 1TSMay2@comcast.net Rockford, IL When: Monthly 3rd Tuesday @ 7pm – Call for meeting times Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, 2700 Augustana Drive, Rockford, IL 61107 David & Linda Palmer – 815-871-6710 Spring Grove, IL When: 11st Wednesday Monthly 7pm McHenry County Parkinsons Support Group State Banks of the Lakes, 1906 Holian Drive, Spring Grove, IL 6008 Kurt Dempski – 815-207-1260 Urbana, IL When: 2nd Saturday Monthly Urbana Young Onset Group Grace United Methodist Church, 1400 Philo Road, Urbana, IL 61801 Darrel King – 217.493.8577, firstname.lastname@example.org Illinois - Exercise Groups Aurora, IL When: Tues and Thur at 2:00-3:00pm Rush Copley Healthplex, 1900 Ogden Avenue, Aurora, IL 60504 Free! Just call 630.978.6280 to register Belvidere, IL When: Tuesdays weekly at 9:00 to 10:00am Exercise Group – Keen Age Center, 2141 Henry Luckow Lane, Belvidere, IL 61108 Fee: $4.00 Linda Palmer – 815.871.6710 Carol Stream, IL Parkinson’s Exercise Class Belmont Village, 545 Belmont Lane, Carol Stream, IL 60188 Julie Wilson 630.510.2521 Chicago, IL Galter Life Center, 5157 N. Francisco, Chicago, IL 60625 Call for information regarding times and programs and trainers available. Laura McDonagh – 773.878.9936; Amy Petersen – 773.878.9936 Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago RIC Center for Health and Fitness, 710 N. Lake Shore Drive, 3rd Floor, Chicago, IL 60611 NOTE: discounted parking at 321 East Erie. When calling for info, ask specifically for Parkinson’s exercise classes and fees. Registration required, class size limited. Carolyn Mueller, Manager 312.238.5001 Muevete – Free Dance-aerobic, Zumba, Pilates, Tai Chi, and Yoga (Call for location and schedule) The Greater Humboldt Park Community Diabetes Empowerment Center 2753 W Division St, 1440 N Sacramento, 2732 N Avers Chicago, IL 60622 773-342-0855 (Call for location and schedule) Muevete@prcc-chgo.org Downer’s Grove, IL Active Aqua for PD – warm water aqua class When: Mondays 3:00 pm-3:45 pm 8 week sessions Good Samaritan Health and Wellness Center 3551 Highland Ave. Downers Grove, IL 60515 Contact: Jenny Showalter 630-275-2283 Functional Exercise For Movement Disorders – land based exercise class When: Fridays 2:30-3:30pm 8 week sessions Good Samaritan Health and Wellness Center 3551 Highland Ave. Downers Grove, IL 60515 Contact: Colleen Eggers 630-275-2874 Hoffman Estates, IL When: Daily – Mon thru Fri at 9:30 to 10:15am. Includes exercerises for PD patients. BODY FLEX, The Devonshire of Hoffman Estates, 1515 Baringron Road, Hoffman Estates, IL 60196 Tim Sullivan 847.490.5800 Naperville, IL When: Classes are held in the Therapy Pool at 10:30 to 11:30am 3 times/wk – Registration required – class sizes are limited. Parkinson’s Swim Class (Improve Mobility & Delay Further Impairment) Monday Leader: Mary Anselmo Wednesday Leader: Judy Peters / Susan Vulich Friday Leader: Kathy Winters Edward Health & Fitness Center, 775 Brom Drive, Naperville. IL 60540 Fee for 10 week class for EHFC member $43.00; Non- Member $115.00 To register call 630.646.5917, Questions? Ask Alice Novotny 630.646.5905 Lake Forest, IL Pedaling for Parkinson’s (Stationary bicycle pedaling therapy) When/Place: Lake Forest location – Tuesday 11am – Noon *Registration is required* When/Place:Lindenhurst location – Thursday 10:15am to 11am *Registration is required* Call Rehabilitative Services Dept. 847-535-8060 Orland Park, IL When: Land exercise class – Weekly on Friday at 11:45 to 12:45pm. Orland Park/Palos Park Health and Fitness Center, 15430 West Avenue, Orland Park, IL 60462 $90.00 for non members for 12 classes. Pre-registration required at 708.226.0555. Rockford, IL Pedaling for Parkinson’s – No Fee When: Weekly on M-W-F at 12:30 to 1:30pm YMCA of Rock River Valley, I.D. Pennock Branch 200 Y Blvd., Rockford, IL 61107 Linda Palmer – 815.871.6710 Rolling Meadows, IL When: Tuesday at 11:00 to 12:00 Noon Arlington Heights, Northwest Community Hospital, 3300 Kirchoff Road, Rolling Meadows, IL 60008 Karuna Maddava – email@example.com, 847.618.3110 Skokie, IL Pedaling for Parkinson’s When: Monthly M-W-F at 11:00 am, No Fee Stateline Family YMCA, Roscoe Branch 9901 Main Street Roscoe, IL 60173 Ann Hankins – 608.365.2261 Parkinson’s on the Move When: Tuesday and Thursday 1:00 to 2:30pm Liberman Center, 9700 Gross Point Road, Skokie,IL 60077 Please call 847.929.3022 for more information. Please visit CJE Seniorlife www.cje.net to learn more. When: Weekly on Tues, Thur, and Fri at 12:00 to 1:00 pm. Skokie Park District, 9300 Weber Park Place, Skokie, IL 60077 Harriet Konblett – 847.674.1500 Exploration through Art Therapy When: Weekly on Wed at 1:30 to 3:30pm Liberman Center, 9700 Gross Point RoadSkokie, IL 60077 Please visit www.cje.net to learn more. Please call 847.929.3022 for more information. Winfield, IL Neurologic Music Therapy Group “Resilient Rhythms” When: 2nd Tuesday of the Month Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital Neurodegenerative Suites 432, Conference Room Outpatient Services Building, 25 North Winfield Road, Winfield, IL 60190 Call 630.933.4234 Exercising with Parkinson’s Central DuPage Hospital, 25 N. Winfield Road Winfield, IL 60190 Call 630.933.4234 Wheaton, IL Parkinson’s Excercise When: Weekly – Call for schedule Westbridge at Wyndemere Senior Living Campus, 500 Wyndemere Circle, Wheaton, IL 60187 630.681.1343 – Laurie Meissner; 630.681.4502 – Christine Cornell Exercising with Parkinson Disease Parks Plus Fitness Center, 1777 Blanchard Road, Wheaton, IL 630-665-4710, www.wheatonparkdistrict.com Woodridge, IL Delay the Disease Edward-Elmhurst Health & Fitness Center at Seven Bridges, 6600 Route 53, Woodridge, IL 60517 Beginner/Intermediate Program (Participants early & mid-stage) – Tuesday 12:30pm to 1:15pm (Max per class 8) Advanced Program for the more active & mobile – Wednesday 11:45am to 12:30pm Instructor Connie Truesdale CPT Fee for 12 week class – EHFC Member $ 57.00; Non-Member – $142.00 To register Call Carol Teteak at 630.646.7920 or firstname.lastname@example.org Parkinson’s Cycle: Ride to Reduce the Symptoms (one hour class) – *Participants use stationary performance cycle bikes Edward-Elmhurst Health & Fitness at Seven Bridges, 6600 Route 53, Woodridge, IL 60517 Tues. and/or Thurs. 10am to 11am Led by Connie Truesdale, CPT Fee for 12 week class – 1 day per week EHFC member $76.00 / Non-Members: $190.00 – 2 days per week ; EHFC Member – $190.00 / Non-Member – $342.00 To Register call Carol Teteak – 630.646.7920 or email@example.com Healthy Motion: Moving Big is Better (45 minute class) Led by: Connie Truesdale, CPT Wednesday 12:30 to 1:15pm *Movement patterns are performed standing, can be multi-directional. Edward-Elmhurst Health & Fitness at Seven Bridges, 6600 Route 53, Woodridge, IL 60517 Fee for 12 week class: EHFC Members: $57.00 Non-Members $142.50 Carol Teteak – 630-646-7920 or Carol.firstname.lastname@example.org Indiana Support Groups Crown Point, IN First Monday of every month 4-6pm Marian Education Center at St. Anthony’s Hospital, 1201 S. Main Street, Crown Point, IN 46307 Andrea Dance – 219-663-5953, email@example.com Evansville, IN Deaconess Gateway Conference Center, 4011 Gateway Blvd., Newburgh, IN 47630 First Tuesday of the months February-October at 5:30 p.m. First Saturday of the months November, December and February at 10:30 a.m. For questions, www.pasats.org Fort Wayne, IN Monthly 3rd Thursday 7pm – **No meeting in Dec.** Fort Wayne PD Support Group Turnstone Center, 3320 N. Clinton St., Ft. Wayne, IN 46805 Dan Spangler – 260-486-4893, firstname.lastname@example.org Gosehn, IN Monthly 4th Friday 10am Greencroft Senior Center, 1820 Greencroft Blvd., Gosehn, IN 46526 Carol Scribner – 574-537-4105, email@example.com Hammond, IN Monthly 1st Saturday 2-4pm St. Margaret’s Hospital, 5454 Hohman Avenue, Hammond, IN 46320 Kerry & Ramona Mitchell – 219-228-6434, firstname.lastname@example.org LaPorte, IN Monthly 3rd Tuesday 2:30pm Brentwood Assisted Living Center, 202 Andrews Avenue, LaPorte, IN 46350 Chaplin Ray Francis – 219.325.7607, RFrancis1@IUH.org Merrillville, IN 3rd Tuesday Monthly Noon – 1:30pm Methodist Hospital, Southlake Campus Pavillion D, Room 162303, E. 89th AvenueMerrillville, IN 46410 Andrea Dance – 219-663-5953, email@example.com Munster, IN Last Thursday Monthly 1-3pm Community Hospital Cafeteria – Conference Room #1, 901 MacArthur Blvd., Munster, IN 46321 Andrea Dance – 219-663-5953, firstname.lastname@example.org Notre Dame, IN Monthly 1st Monday 12:30-2:30pm – Meet all months except January / July / August Michiana PD Support Group Holy Cross Village Campus, 54515 Indiana 933, Brother William Geenan Hall, Notre Dame, IN 46556 Dawn Hatch – 574-350-0861, email@example.com Valparaiso, IN Monthly on Wed. 1-2:30pm *Call for meeting info – Schedule varies* Porter-Education & Rehab Center, 1401 Calumet Avenue, Valparaiso, IN 46383 Steve Beach – 219-263-7203, firstname.lastname@example.org Warsaw, IN 2nd Friday of the month at 6:30pm Warsaw Parkinson’s, Support Group Kosciusko Community Hospital, 2101 Dubois Drive Warsaw, IN 46580 Susan Bitting – 574.453.2940; Mark Burks – 574.527.0820, email@example.com West Lafayette, IN Monthly 3rd Thursday 5-6pm Westminster Village, 2741 N. Salisbury Street, West Lafayette, IN 47906 Jessica Huber – 765-494-3796, firstname.lastname@example.org Monthly, last Wednesday 3:30-4:30pm University Place, 1700 Lindberg Road, West Lafayette, IN 47906 765-474-5938 Indiana - Young Onset Support Groups Indianapolis, IN Monthly, 4th Thursdays, 6:30-8pm Young Parkinsons of Indiana Allisonville Christian Church, 7701 N. Allisonville Road, Indianapolis, IN 46240 Paula Tomlin – 317-570-0545, email@example.com Indiana - Exercise Classes Fort Wayne, IN Weekly on Wed at 10:30 to 11:30am – Fees are due prior to service. CALL for rates and schedule. Ft.Wayne Parkinson’s Exercise Group Turnstone Center, 3320 N. Clinton Street, Ft. Wayne, IN 46805 Dan Spangler – 260.486.4893 Munster, IN Weekly on Tues at 12:00 to 1:00pm Community Hospital – Physical Therapy Department, 901 MacArthur Blvd., Munster, IN 46321 Priscilla Mulesa – 219.836.4527 West Lafayette, IN Weekly on Thursday at 3:30 to 4:30pm University Place, 1700 Lindberg Road, West Lafayette, IN 47906 Liz Hahn – 765.474.5938 For more information or if you have additions, deletions or edits, please call APDA Midwest Chapter 630.933.4392 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.