Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events – Rhode Island Chapter


2019 Save the Dates for our Major Events

March 9th- Knock Out Parkinson’s- Poncho O’Malleys

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

May 20th- Golf Tournament at Quidnessett Country Club

June 8th- Annual Spring Conference – Crowne Plaza

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


January 26th- DBS Support Group- Warwick

The  Deep Brain Stimulation Support Group in Warwick will meet on Saturday, January 26th  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.


February 8th, 2019- 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.

 


February 13th, 2019 – Rhode Island Chapter Board Meeting

The next Chapter Board Meeting will take place on Wednesday, February 13th at 6:30 pm at Kent Hospital in the Westmoreland Conference Room. Our board meets on the second Wednesday each month at 6:30 pm.  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.


February 14th, 2019 – Friends & Family Support Group is on the move to Warwick!


Our Friends & Family  (Caregiver) Support Group is moving to a new day and a new location! Beginning on February 14th we will meet the second Thursday each month at 10:00 am at the All American Assisted Living at 55 Tollgate Hill Farm Rd in Warwick!  This group is intended for the family members, adult children and friends of someone with Parkinson’s disease. For more information please call Mary Ellen at 401-


 February 21st, 2019 – Lincoln Support Group at Atria

Please join us for our next Lincoln Parkinson’s Support Group on February 21st at 2:00 pm to learn more about “LSVT BIG & LOUD”.  Representatives from Care Resource will be on hand to discuss this therapy.  This meeting will take place at Atria Lincoln Place, 612 George Washington Highway, Lincoln, RI at 2:00PM. For more information please call Maria at 401-334-1686 ext 18.


February 23rd, 2019- DBS Support Group- Providence

The  Deep Brain Stimulation Support Group in Providence will meet on Saturday, February 23rd 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.


 March 7th, 2019 – Lincoln Support Group at Atria

Please join us for our next Lincoln Parkinson’s Support Group on March 7th at 2:00 pm  for a “Medication Review” with John Fares, PharmD Candidate 2020, Senior Resident Advisor.  This meeting will take place at Atria Lincoln Place, 612 George Washington Highway, Lincoln, RI at 2:00 PM. For more information please call Maria at 401-334-1686 ext 18.

 


March 15th, 2019 – “Parkinson’s Disease for Veterans and Caregivers” Rockland, MA

St. Elizabeth Medical Center Department of Neurology, Anna Hohler MD, FAAN, Chair and 110 Fitness, Brett Miller, PT, Owner present their symposium for veterans and their caregivers. The event will take place on Friday March 15th, 2019 from 8am to 12 pm at 110 Fitness 200 Weymouth Street, Rockland MA. RSVP’s are required as seating is limited.  Please RSVP with your name, email, phone number and number attending to:  781-760-6860 or kimmoore8@comcast.net


March 27th, 2019 – DBS Lunch & Learn at 1149 in East Greenwich

On Wednesday, March 27th Drs Wael Asaad and Umer Akbar from Rhode Island Hospital’s Deep Brain Stimulation Program in conjunction with Medtronic will provide a free lunch and learn for our members at the 1149 Restaurant located at 1149 Division St in East Greenwich. Lunch will begin at 12:00pm. Reservations are required as seating is limited and these events sell out fast! Please RSVP to Mary Ellen at 401-736-1046.


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