Welcome to the APDA New York Chapter

About the APDA New York Chapter

The APDA New York Chapter works tirelessly every day to support and empower those in our community who are impacted by Parkinson’s disease (PD). We promote hope and optimism through innovative services, programs, education, and support, while also funding vital research. We are here to help you and your loved ones every step of the way.

Services we provide:

  • Educational programs and resources
  • Support groups
  • Exercise and wellness classes
  • Information and referrals
  • Financial support programs
  • and much more

Information & Referral Centers

New York-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital 

Department of Neuroscience
501 6th Street, Ste. 3H
Brooklyn, NY 11215
Erika Adelman, LMSW, SIFI, Program Coordinator
646-704-1792
Era9029@nyp.org
Miran Salgado, MD, Medical Director

St. Catherine’s of Siena Wellness Center

American Parkinson Disease Association Info & Referral Center
500 Commack Road
Commack NY 11725
Julie Garofalo, RN, Coordinator
631-862-3560
Julie.Garofalo@chsLI.org
David Kreitzman, MD – Medical Director

NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine

PO Box 8000, Northern Blvd.
Old Westbury, NY 11568
Charles Siguenza, MS, BFA, Coordinator
516-686-7411
csiguenz@nyit.edu
Brian L. Harper, MD, MPH, Medical Director


APDA Classes & Support Groups in New York

People with Parkinson’s Disease and Care-Partners Support Group

An American Parkinson Disease Association Sponsored Support Group
Location: Columbus Library – 2nd Floor
742 10th Avenue & West 51st Street
New York, NY 10019

Next Meeting: There will be no meetings until further notice.  

Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital Groups & Classes

Yoga Classes

1st and 3rd Thursday of every month from 2:30-3:30pm
Wesley House, Room 6B (501 6th Street BK, NY 11215)

Dance Classes

2nd and 4th Thursday of every month from 2:30-3:30pm
Wesley House, Room 6B (501 6th Street BK, NY 11215)

Parkinson’s Patient Support Group

3rd Wednesday of every month from 2-3:30pm
New York-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital
Executive Dining Room (506 6th Street BK, NY 11215)

Parkinson’s Caregivers Support Group

4th Tuesday of every month from 2:30-3:30pm
New York-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital
Buckley Pavilion, 8th Floor, Conference Room 820 (506 6th Street BK, NY 11215)

For more information and to register for any Parkinson’s disease groups or classes (required), please contact Erika Adelman, LMSW, SIFI at 646-704-1792 or e-mail at era9029@nyp.org


Dance Classes

Every Wednesday of the week 10:30am-11:30am

Yoga Classes

Every Thursday of the week at 1:45-2:45pm

Tai Chi Classes

Every Friday of the week at 1:00-2:00pm

If you have any questions regarding any of the following, please contact Emily Ciorciari at 718-981-8083 or email at eciorciari@apdaparkinson.org


Help Our Community

Make an impact to help people with Parkinson’s in your local community. Your ongoing support makes our work possible. Please give what you can so that we may see a cure for Parkinson’s in our lifetimes.

Chapter Contact Information

Salvatore & Elena Esposito Chapter

PO Box 61420
Staten Island, NY 10306
Elizabeth Braun, President
800-223-2732