Welcome to the Rhode Island APDA Chapter

About the APDA Rhode Island Chapter

The APDA Rhode Island 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
  • and much more

URI Research Opportunity for People with PD, Click Here

Information & Referral Center

Butler Hospital  

345 Blackstone Blvd, Providence, RI 02906
Laurie Ann Oliveira, MSW, LICSW
Program Coordinator

Joseph Friedman, MD, Medical Director

More Resources:

Exercise Classes on YouTube

COVID-19 Overview for PD Community

APDA Rhode Island Chapter


Jeff Sullivan, President

Joseph H. Friedman, MD, Medical Director

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.