No matter where you live in Central Florida, Parkinson Disease Exercise & Support Groups welcome your attendance.

There currently are support groups in Orange, Seminole, and Osceola counties. The Parkinson Association of Central Florida is looking to add new areas in the future. Before you plan to attend, check with the support group coordinator for location and to ensure the group’s plans haven’t been altered.

 
 
Parkinson's Empowerment Programs 2017

Support Day Programs OFFERED BY FLORIDA HOSPiTAL

Located in Orange, Seminole, Lake and Osceola Counties

The Florida Hospital Parkinson Outreach Center offers a variety of programs for all ages and stages for those with Parkinson's and their caregivers. These programs include support group meetings, educational presentations, music therapy sessions, exercise classes and caregiver breakout sessions. To learn more about the programs offered in your area follow the link to view the full Empowerment Program Guide. All programs are FREE.

 
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Select Physical Therapy Support Group
 
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Celebration Health PD Support Group

OSCEOLA COUNTY PROGRAM

Celebration Health PD support group-Every-other month starting April 19th at Florida Hospital Celebration, 400 Celebration Pl. More info to come.

 

SELECT PHYSICAL THERAPY - SUPPORT PROGRAM

Osceola County Program

Select Physical Therapy hosts a monthly support group on the first Thursday of every month in Osceola County. They lead discussions about available community resources for those with Parkinson's disease. Treatment options are offered at the Select Physical Therapy office located at 501 East Oak Street Kissimmee. For more information call 407-847-9110.

 

PARKINSON'S SUPPORT GROUP - FLORIDA HOSPITAL WATERMAN-TAVARES

Lake County

The Florida Hospital Parkinson Outreach Center offers a monthly support group at Florida Hospital Waterman, 1000 Waterman Way, Tavares on the 2nd Monday of the month from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. Group discussion, educational presenations are offered. For more information call the Parkinson Outreach Center at 407-303-5295.

 
 
 
 
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Clermont Support Group

LAKE COUNTY

Join us for the Lake County Support Group for P.D. every third Tuesday at 3:00 pm. We host 9 meetings through the month of September 2016 - May 2017. We are located at Cooper Memorial Library 2525 Oakley Seaver Dr. in Clermont in room 108 A or 108 B. There will be light refreshments and a program or speaker. If you have questions please contact Deborah Snow at redcsnow@yahoo.com or 352-406-8465.

 

Leesburg Parkinson's support group

Lake County

The Leesburg Parkinson's support group meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month at Graceway Church, 10200 Morningside Dr, Leesburg, FL 34788 at 1pm. Contact Christen Wilson- Lierman 407.557.0054 or email christen.wilson@angmarcompanies.com 

 

PD 101

Recently diagnosed with Parkinson’s or just need to understand a bit more about symptoms and what to expect, join the Florida Hospital Parkinson Outreach Center for a PD 101 class. This session provides a general overview of PD and what you and your family should know. To learn more about locations or to register, call the Parkinson Outreach Center at 407-303-5295.

 

 

C.O.P.E.-Care Optimally Parkinson Education for Caregivers

Offers caregivers and care partners of those recently diagnosed with Parkinson’s or those who recently have starting taking on the role of caring a special education program just for you. Learn about symptoms of the disease, stages and care planning for each stage, medication management/tools, stress and coping, and more. This program is not just an education class, but a small group support program. Offered at various locations and times, click link below to learn more about the location nearest you or call the Parkinson Outreach Center at 407-303-5295.

 

PD Link-A Peer-to-Peer support program

PD link is a short-term peer to peer connection for those who have PD or their caregivers who would like to connect with someone individually on an one-on-one basis by phone or email. The program links persons with PD to other persons with PD and caregivers to caregivers to share experiences, and talk with someone who has walked in their shoes. If you are unable to attend a support group or would feel more comfortable talking to someone one-on-one, this program may be for you. For more information call the Parkinson Outreach Center at 407-303-5295.

 
 

YOPD - YOUNG ONSET PARKINSON'S DISEASE Support Group

The Florida Hospital Parkinson Outreach Center offers an every-other month support group meeting from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm for those under the age of 50 diagnosed with PD. The program offers round table discussion and educational presentations. For more information call the Parkinson Outreach Center at 407-303-5295.

 

Parkinson's Care Consulting

You have Parkinson’s-now what? The Parkinson Outreach Center offers free consultation with a Parkinson’s clinical social worker for individuals or family to help guide you towards your goals of understanding the disease and ways to help you manage it. The social worker can guide you to resources and programs that will help you live well today. To learn more or make an appointment call 407-303-5295.