Support Groups

NEW! FORUM FOR WOMEN WITH PD

This support group is open to women diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease.

  • Meets the 4th Monday of each month (except December 18, 2017)
  • 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
  • Al Sigl Center, 1000 Elmwood Avenue, Rochester NY
  • Justin Vigdor meeting room (Enter Door 1, turn right down hallway)

Contact Nancy Nealon at NPFGR, 585-234-5355 for mor information.

NEW/RECENTLY DIAGNOSED Support Group Series

This support group program is time-limited and offered several times throughout the year.  Open to individuals diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease within the last 5 years. Spouse/partner/support person also welcome to attend.

Contact Nancy Nealon at NPFGR (585-234-5555) for details about next scheduled group.

CAREGIVERS & CARE PARTNERS Support Group

This support group is specifically for caregivers and partners only.

  • Meets the 2nd Saturday of each month
  • 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM
  • Al Sigl Center, 1000 Elmwood Avenue, Rochester NY
  • Park & enter near Door #1.  

Contact Nancy Nealon at NPFGR,  585-234-5355 for more information.

YOUNG ONSET Support Group

This support group is comprised of individuals diagnosed with PD in their 30’s, 40’s and 50’s.  Care partners are welcome.  Meetings are a blend of guest speakers, questions & answer sessions and informal sharing. For more information about this support group.

  • Meets the first Monday of each month (No meetings July & August.)
  • 6:00 PM -­ 7:30 PM
  • Irondequoit Library, 1290 Titus Avenue, Rochester
  • Newport Room #216 (2nd floor)

Contact Yvonne Hylton, 585-683-0043, for more information.

GATES Support Group

This support group is open to anyone diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease, their care partners, family members and support community.  The format is a combination of general sharing & support, occasional speakers and online PD-related videos.

  • Meets the second Tuesday of each month
  • 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
  • Westside YMCA, 920 Elmgrove Road, Rochester NY 14624

Contact Nancy Nealon at NPFGR (585-234-5355) for more information.

WEBSTER Support Group

This support group is open to anyone diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease, their care partners, family members and support community.  The format is a combination of general sharing & support, occasional speakers and online PD-related videos.

  • Meets the second Wednesday of each month
  • 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
  • United Methodist Church of Webster, 169 E Main Street, Webster NY

Contact Nancy Nealon at NPFGR (585-234-5355) for more information.

FINGER LAKES Support Group

Each meeting features a guest speaker on a topic of interest followed by PD/non-­‐PD discussion groups.

  • Meets the last Wednesday of each month
  • 1:00 PM -­ 3:30 PM
  • Wood Library, 134 N Main Street, Canandaigua NY 14424

Contact Gail Shellman, 585-624-1448, for more information.

TWIN TIERS PARKINSON Group

The Twin Tiers Parkinson Group (TTPG) meets once a month at the Big Flats Community Center