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. Read more about our Chapter

May Meetings:

  • Monday Young Onset; 6 PM, May 2nd *New location, Irondequoit Library( 1290 Titus Ave) on the second floor, Newport Room #216
  •  1st Tuesday support group at Lifetime Care at Bill Grays 1225 Jefferson Rd in Henrietta at 6PM, May 3rd
  • Parkinson’s Cafe at Lifetime Care, Wednesday, *will start back up in October*
  • Recently Diagnosed Support Group May 5th 6pm at the Brickstone at St. John’s 1325 Elmwood Ave,*This is a closed group, please stay tuned for when the next group starts*
  • Westside Support,  May 10th at the Westside YMCA from 1-2:30pm
  • Caregivers lunch meeting,Caregivers Only lunch meeting 2nd Saturday,at Brickstone, May 14th  Meeting starts at 11:30am , please bring your own lunch.
  • Cafe at the Highlands, 3rd Thursday at The Highlands at Pittsford*will start back up in October*
  • Lunch Bunch at Bill Gray’s Penfield, This support group is no longer 
  • Twin Tier Support Group at the Big Flats Community Center, 4th Friday at 2PM,  click here for more details 
  • Parkinsons Support Group of the Finger Lakes Last Wednesday, 1PM Wednesday May 25th

Special Events

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Come join us as we raise funds for NPF Greater Rochester at The Reserve Wine Bar at I-Square. I-Square is at 400 Bakers Park, Irondequoit NY 14617

Research Study for Parkinson Disease- click here

PD 101- slide presentation click here

PD 201- slide presentation click here

PD 301 – March 19th  EVENT IS FULL

Who you going to call May 21st register here

Discussing Finance and Planning June 18 register here

Wellness Fair July 23 register here