August Staying Connected Newsletter

This month, our topic for discussion at our online Side by Side support groups and Café will be: Expanding Your Opportunities

Just a reminder that all in-person support events have been suspended due to the COVID-19 /Coronavirus pandemic. To support our Parkinson’s community, PSN offers three online (via Zoom) support options each month:

Caregiver’s Side by Side Support Group via Zoom*

Tuesday, August 10th
10:00am-11:30am EDT
This month’s topic: Breaking Your Relationship with your Couch! 

This discussion for caregivers will be an open discussion that is facilitated by Parkinson Social Network volunteers who have experience caring for those with Parkinson’s disease.

Click here to register for the Caregiver’s Side by Side Support Group


Photo provided by Encore Learning

Online Café

Wednesday, August 18th
10am-11:30am

Expand Your World with Encore Learning

Encore Learning’s Vice President Steve Shapiro will provide an overview of how Encore Learning engages older adults and then there will be time for questions. Join us online to learn more about Encore Learning. Since 2002, Encore Learning has provided academic courses, special events and clubs for adults 50 and over. With two semesters each year, there are over 70 academic classes being offered this year. But did you know that they have a Cinema Club, a Mindfulness Club, and so much more? Join us to learn more about ways to engage with other older adults and keep your mind alert.

Click here to register for the Online Café


Raised hands volunteering. Vector illustration

Side by Side Support Group People with Parkinson’s Disease via Zoom*

Tuesday, August 24th,
10:00am-11:30am EDT 

This month’s topic: Breaking Your Relationship with your Couch!
This will be an open discussion facilitated by Parkinson Social Network volunteers who either live with Parkinson’s or have experience caring for those with Parkinson’s.

Click here to register for the People with Parkinson’s Disease Side by Side Support Group


Side by Side Support Groups Sponsored by:


We are Here to Help!
Are you searching for a resource or more information?
Parkinson Social Network volunteers can help! 

Call our office at 571-286-5000 or send us email at board@parkinsonsocialnetwork.org

Join us Tomorrow/Tuesday 7/27 10am for Parkinson’s Disease Side by Side Support group facilitated Discussion about Nutrition

This is a facilitated discussion with volunteers who have Parkinson’s or experience caring for those with Parkinson’s disease. This will be an open share talking about nutrition and Parkinson’s disease. Use the link below to register now for this online event.

This meeting will be held from 10am EDT until 11:30am EDT. You are welcome to join the discussion anytime and stay for as long as you can.

Registration is required. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. To register, click the button above.

Registration is required. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. To register for the café, click this link to register now!!

The support group will open at 10:00am ET for socializing until 10:15am ET. The meeting start promptly at 10:15 will meet for 75 minutes.
You are welcome to arrive late or leave early.


If you have already registered, no need to register again. If something comes up and you need to cancel, please let’s us know by using the cancellation link in the registration email. Thank you!

Our Side by Side Support groups are made possible by generous donations from our donors and the sponsored by of the following organizations:

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