evening socials

November events and more!

G’day Everyone, I’m sad to report that Bill and Julie announced that they are moving to Delaware next month. I’m sure you all join me in wishing them well in their new home and thanking them for their contributions to our group over the years. Who will forget Bill encouraging us to end our meetings with […]

October events and more!

Hi Everyone! Jennifer Robinson, massage therapist, came to speak to us about how massage therapy can help people living with Parkinsons. I enjoyed her presentation so much that I forgot to take notes! Much of what she talked about is covered on her website, chi-bodywork.com so I hope you’ll check it out. There’s also a message from Jennifer […]

September events

Hi Everyone! Another big turn-out for our meeting last Saturday with over 30 people attending, including a few people visiting us for the first time. Lynne Haddon from Right at Home talked to us all about their Parkinson’s training program for the caregivers and visited with the caregivers as well. If you have any questions […]

August events

Hi Everyone! We had a great meeting on Saturday with 33 attendees and a great presentation from the ladies at Washington Speech. Lewis had worked with them and demonstrated some of the exercises. We were all impressed by how strong and LOUD his voice is now. I’m waiting to hear back from our speakers so […]

July events, June Speaker summary

Thank you to Lu for writing a summary of the speaker presentation at our June meeting! June Speaker Summary Speaker: Dr. Jessica Lehoist, D.O. Opening comments: • There are a lot of new drugs in the pipeline in the next year or two. • Recommends http://www.clinicaltrials.gov to see what clinical trials are going on and what’s being developed […]

June events

Announcements For Sale Bill and Julie have a Brooks brand stair lift for sale. Brooks stair lifts have slimline motors that provide a steady start/stop action. Padded seat and backrest. Easy to use controls. Five safety sensors stop the lift automatically if any obstruction is encountered. Only for straight staircase. Bought for $2750 1 year ago. Seat […]

April speaker summary & May events

April Speaker Summary We had a great turnout of over 30 people to hear the presentation by Rhonda Miller and Elizabeth Gray, elder law attorneys from Matsen, Miller, Cossa & Gray, PLLC. They talked about estate planning, including various documents such as wills, trusts and power of attorney. They also talked about how to pay for long […]