Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events – Rhode Island Chapter


2019 Save the Dates for our Major Events

May 3rd- Run for the Roses Gala for Research – Crowne Plaza Warwick

June 8th- Annual Spring Conference – Crowne Plaza

September 7th – 21st Annual Optimism Walk & 5K


 

November 8th  – Lincoln  Support Group at Atria

Please join us for our next Lincoln Parkinson’s Support Group to learn more about “Mediterranean Diet and How it Helps Digestion”.  The guest speaker will be Peggy ONeil, RD, a Registered Dietitian.  They meet the 2nd Thursday of the Month at Atria Lincoln Place, 612 George Washington Highway, Lincoln, RI. This months meeting will be at 2:30 pm. For more information please call Maria at 401-334-1686 ext 18.

November 8th, 2018 – Rhode Island Chapter Board Meeting

The next Chapter Board Meeting will take place on Thursday, November 8th at 6:30PM at Kent Hospital Doctor’s Auditorium.  (see location details below)   Our board meets on the second Thursday each month at 6:30pm.  Our board meetings are open to the public and members are encouraged to attend. For additional information, please call Mary Ellen at 401-736-1046.


November 9th, 2018- Cranston Support Group- Scandinavian Communities

Please join us for our next meeting of our new Cranston Support Group! We will meet the second Friday each month at 10 am at the Scandinavian Communities Rehabilitation & Skilled Nursing Assisted Living: 1811 Broad St in Cranston. This group is intended for people with Parkinson’s and their family or friends to learn more about PD and services available in RI!  For more information please call Mary Ellen at 401-736-1046.


November 14th- Westerly Support Group – DBS Lecture

Please join us for our next Parkinson’s Support Group in Westerly. We will meet on Wednesday,  November 14th at The Elms, 22 Elm Street, Westerly, RI 02891 at 10 AM. (Note: Parking lot is in the back with entrance from Chestnut St) Join us to learn more about PD while meeting others from your area living with Parkinson’s. This group is open to people with Parkinson’s and their care partners and friends and will meet monthly on the 2nd Wednesday.   This month we will have speaker, Swati Gupta from Boston Scientific and she will discuss Deep Brain Stimulation.  For more information please call Mary Ellen at 401-736-1046


November 24th- DBS Support Group- Warwick

The  Deep Brain Stimulation Support Group in Warwick will meet on Saturday, November 24th  at 10 am at Kent Hospital Doctor’s Auditorium 455 Tollgate Rd Warwick. The Doctor’s parking lot will be open for you to park. This will be a general discussion meeting with both those who have had DBS and those who would like to learn more about it. Representatives from Medtronic will be in attendance! For more information please call Mary Ellen at 736-1046.


December 6th  – Lincoln  Support Group at Atria- Lunch & Learn

Please join us for our next Lincoln Parkinson’s Support Group to learn more about Deep Brain Stimulation.  The guest speaker will be Michael Barss frrom Boston Scientific.   They meet the 2nd Thursday of the Month at Atria Lincoln Place, 612 George Washington Highway, Lincoln, RI. This months meeting will be at 11:30 am. For more information please call Maria at 401-334-1686 ext 18.

December 22nd- DBS Support Group- Providence

The  Deep Brain Stimulation Support Group in Providence will meet on Saturday, December 22nd at 10 am at Rhode Island Hospital’s Outpatient Rehab Building 765 Allens Ave, Suite 200 (2nd floor). Take the elevator to the 2nd floor Pediatric Conference room. There is free parking right next to this building. This will be a general discussion meeting with both those who have had DBS and those who would like to learn more about it.  For more information please call Mary Ellen at 736-1046.


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