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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September Meetings:


First Monday Early Onset at Westfall Rd: 6 PM, Monday, September 8 *Note due to Holiday on September 1st*

First Tuesday at Lifetime Care: 6 PM, Tuesday, September 2

Caregivers and carepartners meeting at Fairport Baptist Home:  11:30 AM, Saturday, September 13

Lunchbunch at Bill Gray’s Penfield: 11:30 AM, Saturday, September 20 

Fourth Tuesday support group at the Legacy Greece, 12 PM, Tuesday, September TBD

Finger Lakes support group at Canandaigua, 1 PM, Wednesday, September 24 NOTE:  Location change to Wood Library on Main St. Canandaigua

Special Events

Moving Day Rochester

Moving Day 2014 is September 14 at MCC.  Form your teams and join us to make this Moving Day the best ever!

More information and registration at www.MovingDayRochester.org.

 Parkinson’s 101 with Dr. Michelle Burack

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

More information and registration at Parkinson’s 101 Registration.