Parkinson Social Network Cafe here today

Side by Side Support

For those with Parkinson’s and those who care . . . A new kind of support group in Northern Virginia!  Two support groups, each in their own space next to each other. For caregivers – to share and learn from…


Parkinson Social Network educates, advocates, supports and enriches the lives of those touched by Parkinson’s disease. Parkinson Social Network is a new nonprofit corporation, established in late 2017. We already offer social events and participate in outreach events, and provide…

Parkinson Social Network Cafe here today


Get Out and About! Join us for some fun and relaxation at one of our cafés, or attend an educational event. Plus we’ll keep you up to date with local events in Northern Virginia. Each Friday, we send an e-newsletter…

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Help with Micrographia

Micrographia I often hear people talking about how sad and frustrated they are with how small their handwriting is. The abnormally small handwriting that people with Parkinson’s experience is called micrographia, and can be one of the early signs of…

Parkinson’s and the Gut Microbiome

I’ve been seeing more and more articles about Parkinson’s starting in the gut. Thank you to Diane Sherman, (Coordinator, The Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders Resource Center, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center) for the following information she featured in her newsletter 7/2/19….

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Happy Independence Day and Ice Cream Month!

The summer holidays are in full swing this week with people on the move to their vacation destinations. For those of us who are staying here in town, July is travel month at our cafes. Join us as we share…