Hello Fair Oaks Folks,
Our monthly 4th Saturday support group is on August 25th from 10:00 a.m. to noon at Sunrise Senior Living at Fair Oaks, Joseph Siewick Dr., Fairfax, VA. We will be meeting in the 3rd floor Bistro.
Kelsi Yingling, from Neurosound Music Therapy will will be our speaker on Saturday August 25th. Kelsi is a board certified neurologic music therapist with advanced degrees in music therapy and special education.
She will talk about the positive benefits music brings into our lives and ” how music therapy can enhance the quality of life of individuals of all ages and functioning levels” .You do not need to have any musical ability to benefit from musical therapy..
Dear Fair Oaks Folks,
Please join us this Saturday, July 28 from 10:00 to noon at Sunrise Senior Living at Fair Oaks on Joseph Siewick Dr., Fairfax, VA., for our monthly Parkinson’s support group meeting. We do not have program this month, but we look forward to spending time with friends and sharing information about our journey with PD.
We do have a program scheduled for our August 25th meeting that promises to be both fun and educational. Our speaker, a board certified Music Therapist from Neurosound Music Therapy, will explain how music therapy can enhance the quality of life for people living with Parkinson’s. One does not need to have any musical ability to benefit from music therapy. Mark your calendars for Aug. 25th and I hope to see you there. More info to follow by mid Aug.
Silver Diner located at 12251 Fair Lakes Parkway, Fairfax
Tuesday, July 10 at 11:45 am
(The second Tuesday of every month)
The Lunch Bunch Socials are a great time to get together with friends and enjoy lively conversation and delicious food. We’d love to see you!
You don’t need to RSVP or wait to be seated. The hostess will direct you to our tables on the left side towards the back. Come and join the fun 😊
This month’s Fair Oaks Parkinson’s Support Group Meeting is on Saturday June 23 from 10:00 am to 12:00 noon at Sunrise Senior Living, 3750 Joseph Siewick Drive, Fairfax, VA 22033 (behind Inova Fair Oaks hospital) on the 3rd floor in the Library.
Sonia Gow will lead the meeting. Sonia wears many hats in her advocacy for our Parkinson’s community. She has volunteered with our support group since 2007 and continues to share her knowledge and experience with us.
In 2016 she formed a team of dedicated people to establish a non profit corporation, Parkinson Social Network. “Helping to empower each other to make the most of life with Parkinson’s” is there mission statement and goal. They have established cafes in Fairfax, McLean, Ashburn and Alexandria. The cafes are a place to come together to meet old friends and make new ones. If you have not attended one, you are missing out on a fun and relaxing afternoon.
EXCITING UPCOMING PD EVENT:
MEETING REMINDER – Saturday May 26TH
John Lam will be our speaker at the PD support group meeting this Saturday May 26th . John has lived with Parkinson’s for over 30 years and still maintains an active lifestyle, including playing golf and doing his own yard work. John taught Physical Education in the Fairfax County schools for 30 years and knows the important role exercise plays in our well being. I hope you will join us for this inspirational question and answer program, held at Sunrise Senior Living at Fair Oaks on Joesph Siewick Dr. Fairfax.. 10 AM to Noon.
We are meeting in the 2nd floor craft room.(on your left. as you exit the elevator)
NEW DAY AND NEW LOCATION for the
FAIR OAKS LUNCH BUNCH SOCIAL
We’ll meet on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 11:45 AM at the Silver Diner located at 12251 Fair Lakes Parkway, Fairfax, VA starting May, 2018. Tuesday, May 8th will be our first lunch at the Silver Diner location. We used to meet there several years ago.
The Lunch Bunch Socials are a great time to get together with friends and enjoy lively conversation and delicious food. We’d love to see you next Tuesday at 11:45. You don’t need to RSVP or wait to be seated. The hostess will direct you to our tables on the left side towards the back. Come and join the fun 😊
Hello Fair Oaks Folks,
We are in for a special treat at our April 28th meeting! Valerie Parker and her staff at Sunrise Senior Living at Fair Oaks will provide us with a delicious and sumptuous brunch for which we are most appreciative. Come join us from 10:00 to 12:00 noon at Sunrise Senior Living at Fair Oaks on Joseph Siewick Dr. in Fairfax on the third floor in the bistro area 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.