PRESS

Parkinson’s Roadmap for Education and Support Services (PRESS) is an eight week VIRTUAL support series with tailored content to address the psychosocial needs of those who have been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease within the last five years. Each PRESS support group is facilitated by a trained healthcare professional and will provide a structured platform for people to share their experiences, feelings, and strategies for coping with the disease.

To register or for additional information please contact: Angela Weaver

Dates: Saturdays, January 30 – March 27, 2021
Time: 10:00am – 11:30am
Location: Presented virtually via Zoom

Discussion Topics

Pre-Call Session: Opportunity for participants to meet one another virtually, ask questions and address any issues/logistics with getting connected on Zoom – January 30, 2021
Session 1: What’s Next After Diagnosis – February 6, 2021
Session 2: Medication Management of Parkinson’s – February 13, 2021
Session 3: Importance of Exercise in PD – February 20, 2021
Session 4: Dealing with Physical Symptoms of PD – February 27, 2021
Session 5: Impact of Parkinson’s on Daily Coping and Relationships – March 6, 2021
Session 6: Tips for Daily Living – March 13, 2021
Session 7: Caring for Others, Caring for Yourself – March 20, 2021
Session 8: Building your Healthcare Team – March 27, 2021

Program Details:
• Each group will consist of up to 10-12 participants.
• The group is open to anyone with a diagnosis of PD, diagnosed within the last 5 years and their care partners.
• Participants must commit to the 9 sessions and make every effort to complete the program, engage and share.
• All participants must be screened by the facilitator to participate.
• Each session will be 1.5 hours each week for 8 weeks via Zoom.