Friday, April 12, 2024

San Diego Parkinson’s Support Groups

Webinars & Phone Conferences

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THIS MONTHTue, 10/9, 10-11 am PT: PD@Home phone education and support conference from the VA’s PADRECC. Call 767-1750 and enter code 54321#. Thu, 10/18: MJFF ‘Third Thursday’ webinar More Symptom Control: Treating Parkinson’s “Off” EpisodesONGOINGWednesdays: NWPF’s Live Streamed Yoga. Free online class led by a certified yoga instructor who is also a PWP.Twice monthly, 1st & 3rd Wednesdays: PMDAlliance Online Happy Hour live, interactive social time with PMDAlliance ambassadors **For more visit the archives of the Parkinson’s Foundation’s Expert Briefings, MJFF’s Third Thursday Webinars, and NWPF’s PD Education Hour.**

Parkinson’s Association Of San Diego

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  • Hours24 hours a day, 7 days a week
  • Area Served:San Diego COunty
  • Eligibility Requirements:Individuals with Parkinson’s disease, their family and friends.. Proof of identification Proof of Disability
  • Acronym:PD, PDA
  • Payment/Insurance Accepted:Please contact provider for accepted forms of payment.
  • ADA Access:Not Applicable

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  • Please contact provider for languages spoken by staff.

Pasd Microcast #69 Medtronic’s Pat Mcdonnell On Dbs And Empowerment 2022

Medtronic’s Pat McDonnell has been working with Deep Brain Stimulation technology for over 20 years. In this episode Pat offers his thoughts on DBS and gives us his perspective on being an exhibitor at the Parkinson’s Association of San Diego’s Empowerment Day.For more information on DBS from Medtronic, click here.http://www.medtronic.com/DBS

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Fighting Parkinsons One Song At A Time

Tremble Clefs is a fun, and FREE therapeutic singing program for people living with Parkinsons and their care partners. We are supported entirely by generous donations from friends, families and a loving community of donors and sponsors just like you. The weekly program includes a professional choral director with live accompanists that allow members to practice voice exercises and movement-to-music in a rotating cycle of familiar pop songs. Members can perform with the chorus out in the community for seniors care centers, veterans’ homes, support groups, and charities.

Pasd Microcast #65 Jeff On Running With Alex In The Dolomites

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The 2022 Power Over Parkinson’s Dolomite Mountain Trek in Italy is over, but the hikes and events of that week will stay with all of us for a lifetime. I had the most incredible experience hiking for the week with Alex Trepte, one of the four people on the trek with Parkinson’s.Alex has this thing he runs at the end of every hike. And for someone who occasionally has issues just walking with Parkinson’s, this is one of the most powerful things I’ve ever seen.I try to put it into words in this short episode, but please click the link below to watch the short, 20-second video of Alex and I running the last few meters of the last hike on the last day.Jeffhttps://player.vimeo.com/video/754336046To read Alex and Becky’s story and why they did this, their second Power Over Parkinson’s Trek, and to donate to the Parkinson’s Association of San Diego in honor of Alex, click here:https://parkinsonsassociation.org/donations/alexander-becky-trepte/

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People With Parkinsons Group

Part of the San Diego Central County Parkinson’s Support Groups Organization

A virtual meeting for people with Parkinson’s. Members can share and learn from each other about living and coping with the complex ways Parkinson’s is experienced. Meetings are lead by people living with Parkinson’s.

Meetings are held on the 4th Wednesday of each month from 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm .

to join a meeting on Zoom.

Pasd Microcast #64 We Survived The Snow

We survived our first hike in snowy, icy, and very cold conditions. On this day, the whole team rose to the occasion dressed properly, waling carefully, helping each other, we made a steep descent and arrived at our first coffee stop of the day. With this team, coffee are always a welcome treat after a hard hike.This trek is a fundraiser for the Parkinson’s Association of San Diego so. If you are so inclined, feel free to click here or on the link below to donate on behalf of one of the hikers. All the donations stay within the San Diego Parkinson’s community…all the expenses for this trek were paid by the individual hikers.Thanks for listening and we look forward to sharing this trek to Italy’s Dolomite Mountains through these short podcasts.https://parkinsonsassociation.org/sponsor-a-hiker/

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Chula Vista Parkinson’s Group

Held at the Norman Park Senior Center, Chula Vista

A monthly in-person gathering of people with Parkinson’s as well as their care partners, family, and friends. Participants can share and learn from each other about living and coping with the complex ways Parkinson’s is experienced. Meetings are lead by people living with Parkinson’s.

Meetings are held at the Norman Park Senior Center250 F St, Chula Vista, CA 91910on the 1st Wednesday of the month from 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm .

Resources In Southern California

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Stanford Parkinson’s Community Outreach and Stanford APDA Information & Referral Center, based at Stanford University Medical Center in Northern California, does not cover Southern California as part of our information/resource efforts. As we get a lot of phone calls from Southern California, we have created this short webpage of Parkinson’s Disease resources in Southern California. Check out this webpage for national resources.

  • provides referrals to movement disorder specialists and other resources throughout Southern California
  • provides PD information to those in Southern California

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