About Us

NPF Greater Rochester

The National Parkinson Foundation Greater Rochester is a local group that supports people with Parkinson’s disease and their caregivers. It sponsors and assists with programs that encourage people to become actively involved in the Parkinson’s community. NPFGR’s education efforts include regular lectures about how to best cope with the affliction, exercise classes, dancing, and mentoring. The group was formerly known as the Parkinson Support Group of Upstate New York.

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October Meetings:


First Monday Early Onset at Westfall Rd: 6 PM, Monday October 6

First Tuesday at Lifetime Care: 6 PM, Tuesday,October 7

Caregivers and carepartners meeting at Fairport Baptist Home:  11:30 AM, Saturday, October 11

Cafe at the Highlands, Third Thursday at The Highlands at Pittsford, 10AM October 16

Lunchbunch at Bill Gray’s Penfield: 11:30 AM, Saturday, October 18

 Tuesday support group at the Legacy Greece, 12 PM, Tuesday, October 28

Finger Lakes support group at Canandaigua,1 PM,Wednesday, October 29  NOTE:  Location change to Wood Library on Main St. Canandaigua

Special Events

Parkinson’s 101 with Dr. Michelle Burack

Thursday, October 23 2014, 6 PM

What you and your family should know about Parkinson’s Disease

More information and registration at Parkinson’s 101 Registration.