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Reminder: Parkinson’s Support Group meeting this Saturday

Saturday: October 26 from 10:00 to noon
At Sunrise Senior Living at Fair Oaks (**2nd floor craft room)
3750 Joseph Siewick Drive, Fairfax
** We usually meet in the 3rd floor library, but we’ll meet on the 2nd floor craft room this month.

Our October meeting gives us the opportunity to meet and hear from Dr. David Whitney, a new member on the team at Inova Movement Disorders Center.

He is based at their Fair Oaks office and will rotate through the Gainesville office weekly. Dr. Whitney will further improve access to specialty care in our Parkinson’s community.

I encourage everyone to attend on October 26th and show Dr. Whitney a warm welcome.

People living with Parkinson’s, their care givers and family members are welcome to attend.

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October Parkinson’s Support Group Meeting Reminder

Saturday: October 26 from 10:00 to noon
At Sunrise Senior Living at Fair Oaks ( 3rd floor library)
3750 Joseph Siewick Drive, Fairfax

Our October meeting gives us the opportunity to meet and hear from Dr. David Whitney, a new member on the team at Inova Movement Disorders Center.

He is based at their Fair Oaks office and will rotate through the Gainesville office weekly. Dr. Whitney will further improve access to specialty care in our Parkinson’s community.

I encourage everyone to attend on October 26th and show Dr. Whitney a warm welcome.

People living with Parkinson’s, their care givers and family members are welcome to attend.

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September Parkinson’s Support Group Meeting Reminder: Saturday 9/28

Please join us next Saturday for the September meeting of our PD support group

at Sunrise Senior Living at Fair Oaks, 3750 Joseph Siewick Dr., Fairfax, VA 22033

We will meet in the Library on the 3rd floor from 10 am – noon.

We do not have a speaker this month, but do have news to share and discuss for our October 26th meeting. Dr. Drew Falconer, Co-Director of Inova Parkinson’s and Movement Disorders Center has shared exciting developments.

They have hired a new specialist, Dr. David Whitney, who will further improve access to specialty care in our community. Dr. Whitney will speak to our group October 26.

Mark your calendars – you won’t want to miss this meeting.  Hope to see you this Saturday for the September meeting.

The meeting is open to anyone with PD and their care partners.

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No support group meeting in July

FAIR OAKS PARKINSON’S SUPPORT GROUP WILL NOT MEET IN JULY

I hope this note finds you all ‘cool’ and well. The July 27th Parkinson’s Support Group Meeting is canceled, due to recent changes in my travel and vacation Schedule.

I hope to see everyone at our August 24th meeting.

Thank-you,
Donna

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June meeting reminder

The Fair Oaks Folks are meeting again this coming Saturday and you’re invited!

Saturday, June 22 from 10:00 to 12:00 noon 
At: Sunrise Senior Living at Fair Oaks, (3rd floor library)
3750 Joseph Siewick Drive, Fairfax

Sonia Gow with the Parkinson Social Network will be sharing resources that can help make life just that little bit easier. We’ll share a variety of resources . . .

  • Parkinson-related and not-Parkinson specific
  • medical and everyday living
  • local, national, and international
  • government and private
  • nonprofit and for profit

Please bring information about any businesses or organizations that you’ve found helpful, and hopefully we’ll be able to answer a lot of questions.see you soon

If you have some munchies you’d like to bring, there are always some eager taste testers at our meetings.

All people living with Parkinson’s and their care partners are welcome. We hope to see you there.

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May meeting reminder: Saturday, 5/25

Hot off the presses:  The May meeting of the PD support group is on Saturday the 25th (next Saturday) at Sunrise at Fair Oaks, 3750 Joseph Siewick Dr., Fairfax, VA 22033.
We will meet in the library on the 3rd floor from 10 am – noon.

We do not have a scheduled speaker this month, so we can catch up and share news within the group.

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Join us for our annual Parkinson’s Awareness Month brunch!

We are in for a special treat at our April 27th meeting!

In honor of Parkinson’s Awareness Month, Valerie Parker and her staff at Sunrise Senior Living at Fair Oaks will provide us with a delicious and sumptuous brunch as they have in previous years.

Join us for conversation, companionship and a festive brunch specially prepared for us! This is our chance to thank the staff at Sunrise for the space they provide us with for our meetings and their gracious hospitality.

All people living with PD and their care partners are welcome.

Saturday, April 27
10:00 to 12:00 noon 
At: Sunrise Senior Living at Fair Oaks
3750 Joseph Siewick Drive, Fairfax (3rd floor in the bistro area)

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Come for the coffee, stay for the company and conversation!

If you’re looking to catch up with friends before our support group meeting, you’ll see familiar faces at Parkinson Social Network’s Cafe Fairfax! This month, in honor of Parkinson’s Awareness Month, Lauren from Old Dominion Home Care is bringing us a special cake.

Wednesday, April 17
10:00 am to 12 noon 
Insight Memory Care Center,
Linda and Lou Mazawey Education & Support Center
3955 Pender Drive, Suite 100, Fairfax, VA 22030

DIRECTIONS:
From Waples Mill Road turn onto Pender Drive.
Then turn right at the 2nd driveway;
head straight back,
the road will curve around to the left and 3955 will be on your left.

We meet at Cafe Fairfax on the 3rd Wednesday of each month.
More information about our cafes on our website at https://parkinsonsocialnetwork.org/events/cafes/

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One more special event for
Parkinson’s Awareness Month!
This one is in the afternoon,
after our support group meeting.

Pints for Parkinson’s
Saturday April 27, 2019, 1:00 – 5:00 pm
At: Tysons Biergarten
8346 Leesburg Pike, Tysons Corner, Virginia 22182

This event is hosted by Alec Langstein and Rock Steady Boxing NOVA
Come support family and friends, grab a beer, and help fight back against Parkinson’s disease. All donations and percentage of sales will be given to the local non-profit Parkinson Social Network who is committed to bringing together the Parkinson’s community of Northern Virginia to inform, inspire and unify those living with Parkinson’s.

Online Donations:
– You can donate online at www.gofundme.com/pintsforparkinsons2019

Parking:
– PLEASE read the parking information on the Tysons Biergarten website – www.tysonsbiergarten.com.
There is free parking with validation in the parking garage next door!