February Staying Connected Newsletter

Our February programs offer a variety of supportive & informative programs for the Parkinson’s community.

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 Support Group via Zoom*
Tuesday, February 8th
10:00am-11:30am ET
Topic this month: Open Discussion
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 Support Group meeting

Online Café

Watch & Discuss
Interview with
Dr. Michael Okun

Wednesday, February 16th
10:00am-11:30am ET

Dr. Michael Okun is the Adelaide Lackner Professor and Chair of Neurology, Executive Director Norman Fixel Institute for Neurological Diseases at the University of Florida Health and 
Medical Director, Parkinson’s Foundation.
Parkinson Social Network volunteers, Angela & Karl Robb had the opportunity to interview Dr. Okun who is one of the leading minds in neurology and Parkinson’s disease. A longtime friend and fellow author, Dr. Okun, Angela, and Karl discuss a wide range of topics from advocacy, research, patient care, complementary medicine/reiki, exercise, and so much more.

Click here to register for the Online Café

People with Parkinson’s 
Support Group via Zoom*

Tuesday, February 22nd
10:00am-11:30am ET

This month’s topic: Maintaining Yourself is a Daily Practice
This facilitated discussion, led by volunteers Marc Mitnick & Karl Robb, will be a discussion about the importance of those with Parkinson’s to develop a daily practice of self-care. This discussion is facilitated by people who have experience living with Parkinson’s disease.

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

*Online 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

Parkinson Social Network is a 501(c)3 tax exempt organization. With no paid staff, we are a volunteer led organization with each volunteer having a personal connection to Parkinson’s disease.

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