Support Groups

Find a Parkinson’s Support Group in Georgia Near You

One of the most important goals of the APDA Georgia Chapter is to bring vital support groups to areas near you.  Being a part of a support group is an important step in maintaining an active and positive lifestyle.  If you are in an area that does not have a support group, contact us and we will help you get the support you need.   We invite you to join us for a virtual meeting via ZOOM!  Click the meeting below to join at the scheduled date and time or browse the list for an in-person meeting.

VIRTUAL: 

APDA Young Onset Support Group, 2nd Tuesday,  7:00 PM

APDA People With PD and Their Families Support Group,  4th Thursday, 2:00 p.m.

Additional support groups for both the person with PD and your Care Partner.
**Groups are in order by meeting day and time. 

SUNDAY: 

  • ZOOM Only Support Group, 2nd Sunday, 4:00 p.m. Click for ZOOM link.
    Contact Robin: 770-634-8033

MONDAY: 

  • Marietta, 1st Monday, 2:00 p.m. Contact Dawn: 770-722-7641 Care Partner Support Group, meets at 2881 Canton Rd, Marietta, GA 30066.
  • Marietta, 2nd Monday, 6:00 p.m.  Click for ZOOM link:  Marietta – PD Life Support Group

TUESDAY:

  • APDA Young Onset Support Group, click for ZOOM link, 2nd Tuesday, 7:00 p.m., for people diagnosed as young onset, typically between the ages of 21 to 50 yrs old Contact Barbara Mooney: 404-325-2020
  • Atlanta, APDA Information and Referral Center – 1st Tuesday, 12:00 p.m., 1st Tuesday of each month, Time: 12 PM – 1 PM Location: Grady Memorial Hospital, 80 Jesse Hill Jr. Dr. SE 8th floor Conference Room (D) Hallway. Please RSVP – Barbara Gadson, 470-791-4332
  • Sandy Springs, 1st Tuesday, 11:00 a.m., CFMC Gym, 6667 Vernon Woods Dr NE Suite A-16, Sandy Springs, GA 30328 Contact Brianna with questions: 919-395-1687
  • Blairsville, GA, 2nd Tuesday, 2:00 p.m., in person, North Georgia Technical College, RM 414, 121 Meeks Avenue, Blairsville, GA 30512, Contact Cathy: 706-439-6467
  • Newnan, GA, 2nd Tuesday, 2:30 p.m., Contact Barbara: 470-686-2437
  • Dacula, GA, 4th Tuesday, 3:00 p.m., Arbor Terrace Hamilton Mill, 3581 Braselton Hwy, Dacula, GA 30019 Contact: Janet 404-909-2948.
  • Atlanta, GA – 3rd Tuesday, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. The Episcopal Church of the Epiphany, 2089 Ponce de Leon Ave., NE, Atlanta, GA 30307, contact Mary Lou: 404-892-9595 
  • APDA Columbus, GA , 4th Tuesday (in-person) 5 p.m. Contact: Emily: apdacolumbus@gmail.com
  • Augusta, GA4th Tuesday, 6:00 p.m. Clubhouse at Brandon Wilde, 4275 Owens Rd, in Evans, GA. The meetings are also available on Zoom and Facebook Live at facebook.com/parkinsoncsra
  • APDA Support Group – Austell, GA – 4th Tuesday, 11:00 a.m. beginning February 27, 2024, Presbyterian Village Senior Center, 2000 East-West Connector, Austell, GA 30106 Contact: Andrea Beitler, PTA, 770-819-7003

WEDNESDAY:

  • APDA Care Partner Support Group, click for ZOOM link,  4th Wednesday, 2:00 p.m.
    Contact Barbara Mooney: 404-325-2020
  • Peachtree City, GA1st Wednesday, Care Partners Support Group, 1:00 p.m.
    Contact Pam: 770-487-4444
  • Atlanta, GA – Movers and Shakers Support Group, 2nd Wednesday, 12:00 p.m.
    Buckhead-Movers and Shakers, Ptree Rd Methodist Church, 3180 Ptree Rd., 2nd Wed at 12 noon
    call Rosemary for details, 404-630-1462
  • Alpharetta, GA 3rd Wednesday, 6:00 p.m., 100 Somerby Drive, Alpharetta, GA 30009 Contact: Emily: 678-459-8616
  • Brunswick, GA4th Wednesday, 1:00 p.m., Care Partners support group, Memory Matters, 2803 Sherwood Dr., Brunswick, GA, Contact: Julie Tharpe, glynncountyparkinsons@gmail.com for Early Onset info – Contact: Lori Nix,  nixlor@googlemail.com

THURSDAY:

  • APDA Families with PD, 4th Thursday, 2:00 p.m. meetings are held on ZOOM.  Click the link to register
  • APDA McDonough, GA – 1st Thursday, 10:00 a.m., Heritage Senior Center, 1050 Florence McGarity Blvd, McDonough, GA 30252 Contact: Barbara Gadson, 470-791-4332 or  bgadson@msm.edu
  • St. Simon’s Island, GA1st Thursday, 1:00 p.m. for Care Partners support group & brief fitness workout, 1:30 p.m. – 2:30p.m. meeting with guest speaker, St. Simons United Methodist Church, 624 Ocean Blvd. St. Simons Island, GA
  • Alpharetta, GA – 2nd Thursday, 2:00 p.m., Alpharetta Adult Activity Center – 13450 Cogburn Rd., (inside North Park), Alpharetta. Contact: Dawna 770-343-6235, ask for support group information.
  • APDA Support Group -Atlanta, GA 2nd Thursday, 6:00 p.m. contact Neeta: 678.272.4351, The Terraces at Peachtree Hills Place, 229 Peachtree Hills Ave., NE, Atlanta, GA 30305
  • Rome, GA – 3rd Thursday, 3:00 p.m., contact Rich: 706-291-8561, rtcarman47@gmail.com, or
    Kate: 404-405-9628, knagy01@gmail.com, Mercy Care Senior Facility, 300 Chatillon Rd NE, Rome, GA 30161
  • Sandy Springs, GA – 1st Thursday, 4:00 p.m., contact Christine Miller, 404-595-2036 Town Square Adult Day, 8601 Dunwoody Place, Bldg 100, Suite 130 (Office Buildings across from the Coca Cola Bottling Plant
  • Snellville, GA – 2nd Thursday, 10:30 a.m., Contact Bill:  770-978-1433 In person, Sheridan Eastside, 1900 Tree Lane, Snellville, GA 30078
  • Sandy Springs – 4th Thursday, 1pm CFMC Gym, 6667 Vernon Woods Drive Suite A16, Sandy Springs 30328 Contact Jan: 404-579-6782
  • Alpharetta, GA – 4th Thursday, 1:00 p.m. The Mansions at Alpharetta, 3700 Brookside Parkway, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Contact Diane: (470) 538-9800 for details
  • Decatur, GA – 2nd Thursday, 2:00 p.m., Holbrook of Decatur, 1882 Clairmont Rd., Decatur, GA 30033 Contact: Jennifer: JFinch@holbrooklife.com
  • Macon, GA – 3rd Thursday, 2:00 p.m. Room 1, Atrium Health Navicent Wellness Center, 3797 Northside Drive, Macon, GA  31210. Open to everyone: PwP, care partners & family of PwP, email: mid.ga.pdsg@gmail.com.
  • Griffin, GA3rd Thursday, 2:30 p.m. Contact Jackie: 678-603-0703
  • Covington, GA – 3rd Thursday, 3:00 p.m., Contact Kacey: 678-205-9971
  • Dunwoody, GA – 4th Thursday, 1:00 p.m., Contact Jan for zoom link: 404-579-6782
  • Blue Ridge, GA – 4th Thursday, 3:00 PM, First Baptist Church Blue Ridge – Activities building adjacent to church, 907 East Main Street, Blue Ridge, Georgia 30513 Contact Kimerly: 904-347-1765

FRIDAY:

  • Athens, GA – 2nd Friday, 1:00 p.m., Contact Gayle for questions: gpnoblet@bellsouth.net

SATURDAY:
Sandy Springs, GA – 2nd Saturday, 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.,
Contact Fran for details: francesbeth16@gmail.com

For more details on any of these support groups, please contact Barbara Mooney:
Email: apdaga@apdaparkinson.org   Phone: 404-325-2020

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