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

July Meetings:

  • Monday Young Onset; 6 PM, *Will start back up in September*
  • 1st Tuesday support group at Lifetime Care at 6PM, July 7
  • Parkinson’s Cafe at Lifetime Care, Wednesday,*Will start back up in October* click here
  • Caregivers lunch meeting,Caregivers Only lunch meeting 2nd Saturday,at Brickstone, July 11  1325 Elmwood Avenue, Rochester. Please park at the far end of the lot near the apartments and enter through the glass link building.  The concierge can direct you to the community room.  Meeting starts at 11:30am and bring a lunch.
  • Cafe at the Highlands, 3rd Thursday at The Highlands at Pittsford *Will start back up in October* click here
  • Lunch Bunch at Bill Gray’s Penfield, 11:30 AM, Saturday, July 18
  •  Twin Tier Support Group at the Big Flats Community Center, 4th Friday at 2PM, July 24. click here for more details
  • Parkinsons Support Group of the Finger Lakes Last Wednesday, 1PM Wednesday July 29
  • Greece support at the Legacy Last Tuesday, 12 PM, *Will start back up in the fall, please keep a look out for date and location change*

Special Events

PD 101 August 8 Click Here 

Moving Day October 4th Register Here

Moving Day Fundraisers

Join Team Around The Ben for a Freeze Mob on August 9 at 12:30pm at Eastview Mall  Click Here for more information

Ron’s 57th Birthday Bash at Corning Museum of Glass July 4thClick Here