The Capital District Parkinson’s Support Group meets at 7 PM the second Thursday of most months at the Beverwyck Senior Center located at Krumkill Road, Slingerlands, New York. (directions)

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Serving the people with Parkinson’s, their families and caregivers in Albany, NY and throughout New York’s Capital Region.

Our mission is:

  • To provide moral support and fellowship to people with Parkinson’s Disease, their families and caregivers.
  • To raise awareness and disseminate information regarding Parkinson’s Disease
  • To act as a resource center for members and others who would like to know more about Parkinson’s.

We welcome new members and visitors

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Read this if you are newly diagnosed.

Do you want to talk to someone? Call Jud: 518-281-3466 or email Eson dot Jud at gmail.com


Capital District Parkinson’s Support Group Meetings

  • June 14, 2018 – Capital District Meeting Thursday at 7:00 at Beverwyk. – Chrissy Stack will talk about, and maybe do some of, MedRhythms music therapy.
    WE WILL MEET AT OUR “Regular” BUILDING AND ROOM FOR THE JUNE MEETING (Directions)
  • July 21, 2018 – Capital District Meeting Saturday – Summer picnic 12:00 to 3:00 at the Crossings Park in Colonie. – Click for details.
  • August 9, 2018 – Capital District Meeting Thursday at 7:00 at Beverwyk. Topic: Rachel Kurtz – Holistic Health Coach
  • September 13, 2018 – Capital District Meeting Thursday at 7:00 at Beverwyk.
  • October 11, 2018 – Capital District Meeting Thursday at 7:00 at Beverwyk.
  • November 8, 2018 – Capital District Meeting Thursday at 7:00 at Beverwyk.
  • December 13, 2018 – Capital District Meeting  – holiday party – Date, place and time TBA

Community Events

  • EVERY DAY – Local exercise classes
  • DONATE to Hope Soars
  • May 28, 2018 – YOPD group WILL NOT MEET IN MAY
  • June 2, 2018 – Albany Med educational program for those living with PD and their caregivers. 9 AM at Albany Marriott, 189 Wolf Road
  • June 18, 2018 – Saratoga County 2 PM Julie Pilitsis MD, PhD Albany Medical Center. Deep Brain Stimulation DBS.
  • July 8, 2018 – Hope Soars teams up with the Tri City ValleyCats for a day of baseball
  • September 12, 2018 – PD SELF Parkinson’s Self-Efficacy Learning Forum – A national program, now being offered in Albany for the first time, that provides people with Parkinson’s with an in-depth understanding of the disease and the self-efficacy tools to manage it with confidence. Learn more.
  • June 4, 2019 – Kyoto Japan – World Parkinson’s Congress