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Parkinsons Support Group Meeting

April 16, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm


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:

  1. 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.
  2. 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.

* Parkinsons Support:  Gregg Riehl at 925-254-8349 ([email protected]) or Sandy Clark at 925-944-0769 ([email protected])

* Caregivers Support:  Norman Kibbe 925-935-9322 ([email protected])

* DBS Leader:  Art Fowler at 925-314-1875 ([email protected])

* General questions:  Howard Zalkin at 925-939-4210 or Ronnie Wanetick at 925-933-6357

* Program Chair:  Lance Gershen at 925-932-1028
* Assistant Program Chair:  Sandy Mitchell at 925-687-3976


April 16, 2016
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Parkinson’s Network of Mt. Diablo


Grace Presbyterian Church
2100 Tice Valley Blvd.
Walnut Creek, CA United States
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