Support Groups

APDA Rhode Island Parkinson’s Support Groups

Butler – Spaulding Rehabilitation Butler Campus

The Providence Young Onset Support Group will be held the first Wednesday evening of each month beginning July 6, 2022. Its goal is to provide an opportunity for people living with Parkinson’s Disease to share personal experiences, feelings, and coping strategies, to provide educational opportunities related to the disease, and to empower participants to take steps toward living well with Parkinson’s disease.
To register for this group contact the facilitator Geena Goyette or Kyle Zurwaski at 401-886-4650, or email ggoyette@kentri.org or kzurwaski@kentri.org.
New Members are Welcome!


Cranston- Scandinavian Communities

At this time the Cranston Support Group is meeting virtually by Zoom the second Friday of each month at 10:00 am.
To register for this group contact the facilitator Pat Thomas 401-241-8799, pafthomas@gmail.com or
Colette Silverman 401-461-1433
New Members are Welcome!


Lincoln-Lincoln Senior Center  

At this time the Lincoln Support Group is meeting in person and virtually by Zoom the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 10 a.m.
To register for this group contact Lincoln Senior Center at 401-753-7000 or  Maria Kishfy at 401-440-8136, mariakishfy@gmail.com
New Members are Welcome!


South County-URI Campus Independence Square

At this time the group is meeting in-person or virtually with Zoom on the 1st Monday of each month at 11:00 a.m.
To register for this group contact Leslie Mahler, PhD, CCC-SLP at 401-874-2490, lmahler@uri.edu
New Members are Welcome!


The Spaulding Outpatient Center at Kent Hospital

The Spaulding Outpatient Center at Kent Hospital facilitates a social and informational group for individuals with Parkinson’s Disease every Tuesday from 12 noon to 1 p.m. Our meetings are currently being held in-person. For more information , please call us at 401-886-4650. New Members are Welcome!


Caregiver Support Group

At this time the Caregiver Support Group is meeting virtually by Zoom the first Thursday of each month at 10:00 am.
To register for this group contact the facilitator Pat Thomas 401-241-8799, pafthomas@gmail.com.
New Members are Welcome!


Aquidneck Island Young Onset- Middletown Library

At this time the group meets in-person on the 2nd Saturday of each month. To register, contact Kristin Matteson, MS, OT, CMES 401-743-6183 or email: kmatri@hotmail.com 

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