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Parkinsons Support Group Meeting
April 16, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pmFree
Parkinsons Network of Mt. Diablo
The Parkinson Network of Mt. Diablo Support Group will meet on Saturday, April 16 from 9:00 a.m. to noon at Grace Presbyterian Church, 2100 Tice Valley Blvd., Walnut Creek. All are welcome and there is no charge. No RSVP’s needed. Here is the agenda:
9:00 to 9:50 a.m. – Two concurrent meetings:
- Extended Parkinsonians Only Discussion Group (Men & Women meet separately): Those newly diagnosed or who’ve had PD for years will share, laugh, and learn from each other. Meeting location is the Fireside Room at Grace Church.
- Caregivers Only Discussion Group: Caregivers discuss issues relating to their roles. Meeting location is the Library of Grace Church.
10:00 to 10:45 a.m. – Break in the Oak Rm for General Information and Q & A. Carol Fisher will introduce new yoga teacher/boot camp teacher Murthy Jurugumilli and have him briefly lead an exercise. The PNMD Library with books, flyers, videos, etc. is opened at this time. Medtronic will provide refreshments.
10:45 to noon – Panel Discussion on Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) Surgery. PDers who have had DBS will describe their experiences and answer questions. A short video will be shown. Moderator: Art Fowler.