Past Meetings


March 9, 2017 Beverwyck meeting agenda

Our next meeting is Thursday March 9, 2017 The Capital District Parkinson’s Support Group meets at 7 PM the second Thursday of every month at the Beverwyck Senior Center located at Krumkill Road, Slingerlands, New York. Directions to our meeting Speaker Dr. Vishad Sukul will present on DBS and his frameless approach. Dr. Sukul has joined the Department of Neurosurgery at Albany Medical Center, and has been appointed […]


April 13, 2017 Speaker – safely access and navigate homes – age in place

 April 13, 2017 Monthly Meeting Join the CDPSG Support Group for the monthly meeting. The Capital District Parkinson’s Support Group meets at 7 PM the second Thursday of every month at the Beverwyck Senior Center located at Krumkill Road, Slingerlands, New York.  No meetings in January and February. There will be networking.  Patients, spouses, siblings, medical professionals/students, friends, and caregivers are welcome to attend to […]


About Vishad Sukul, M.D.

Dr. Sukul is fellowship trained in functional neurosurgery for the treatment of complex neurological conditions such as chronic pain and movement disorders. He has a particular interest in deep brain stimulation for the treatment of essential tremor, dystonia, and Parkinson’s disease, and also performs spinal cord stimulation and other neuromodulation techniques for chronic pain. Additionally, he practices general cranial and spine neurosurgery. […]


November 10, 2016 – Meeting agenda and minutes

November 10, 2016 7:00-900 p.m. Program: Tips from Physical and Occupational Therapists provided by Noto Physical Therapy. Refreshments: Susan Thomas. Agenda for Business meeting at 8:00: Discussion of December  elections, current email addresses, Holiday Party. Dues of $15 (per couple/individual) are due. The dollars go to programs / picnics / parties / and literature. Please pay to Sylvia, our Treasurer, at the […]


September 8, 2016 – Meeting agenda and minutes

September 8, 2016 Program: Dr Molho will be speaking at 7:30 on Diet & Parkinson’s + Q&A. Refreshments: Helen Harris Agenda for Business meeting at 7:00: Discussion of: Fall programs, up-coming December elections, current email addresses, Holiday Party, to stipend or not to stipend, + Q&A.


October 13, 2016 – Meeting agenda and minutes

October 13, 2016 Program: Nancy Janosi of the Bethlehem Y will present an Intro to PD Wellness Q& A to follow. Refreshments: Lois Portnick Capitol District Parkinson’s Support Group Minutes