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Our Monthly Meetings
Join Us for Our Free Monthly Meetings

4th Friday of Every Month
(2nd Friday in November/December)
10 am – Noon
Freedom Plains United Presbyterian Church (FPUPC)
1168 Route 55, Lagrangeville, NY 12540
(Use East parking lot, side closest to the Taconic Parkway)

Our meetings are a place where you can educate yourself, be active in dealing with Parkinson’s, share your story, learn from others and seek mutual support. Whether you are living with Parkinson’s, are a care partner or family member, you will find a community of people who understand and share your Parkinson’s journey, where hope and action can flourish.
Date
(Friday)
TimeIn Person
or Zoom
Topic & Presenter
July 26th10 am – NoonIn-Person"What to Know About Hospitalizations with Parkinson's" Dr. Fabio Danisi
August 2310 am – NoonIn-Person"Maintaining Physical Therapy for PD" Dr. Julie Fineman"

Our Three-Month Meeting Cycle

We repeat a three-month meeting cycle throughout the year, with speakers the first two months, followed by a discussion meeting the third month.
The topics are specific to Parkinson’s and the speakers include:
We repeat a three-month meeting cycle throughout the year, with speakers the first two months, followed by a discussion meeting the third month.
The topics are specific to Parkinson’s and the speakers include:

– Neurologists
– Physical Therapists
– Financial Advisors
– Other Parkinson’s Professionals

Discussion/Sharing meetings, held every three months, give those with Parkinson’s and their care partners (including family members) an opportunity to share the challenges of Parkinson’s and
“I have found the Discussion/Sharing quarterly meetings an invaluable resource to me as a person living with Parkinson’s. Everyone is so supportive of each other in our confidential meetings, and I always learn several helpful suggestions and useful nuggets of information. Being reluctant to attend these types of meetings for so long, I now realize how these sessions – with my “Parkinson’s peers” – have greatly assisted me, and I highly recommend coming to join us!” –
Person with Parkinson’s diagnosed in 2015

All meetings include a short exercise session led by Anne Olin, a certified dance/movement therapist, and a chance to socialize over refreshments. Printed resources and a library table are also available.