other Parkinson events

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 […]

Dance for PD is coming to town for it’s annual visit!

Saturday, March 2, 2019 11:00 am – 12:15 pm Where? Hylton Performing Arts Center 10960 George Mason Circle, Manassas, VA 20109 There’s always a buzz when the Mark Morris Dance Group and Dance for PD comes to town! Come and join in their free movement class for person’s with Parkinson’s and their families, friends and […]

Lots of PD & community announcements

Parkinson Social Network & Out & About with Parkinson’s As many of you know, I have been involved with the Fair Oaks support group for over 10 years. Last year I introduced the concept of the Parkinson café, and we now have two – in Fairfax and Ashburn. Recently, with the help of other dedicated […]

Lots of conversations in March and April!

Have you got your calendar ready to save these dates? Let’s go! Wednesdays – March 8 and March 22, 11:30 am – ? Lunch Bunch At: Jason’s Deli, 12955 Fair Lakes Shopping Center (next to Starbucks).  Please join our group on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday’s of each month for lunch at Jason’s Deli. No RSVP needed. […]

You’re invited to our Parkinson’s Café!

You’re invited to Northern Virginia’s inaugural Parkinson Café! Monday, June 13 from 10:00 am – 11:30 am At: Insight Memory Care Center Linda and Lou Mazawey Education and Support Center 3955 Pender Drive, Suite 100, Fairfax, VA 22030 MAP Come for the coffee, stay for the company and conversation! We’re excited to introduce you to […]

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 […]

2 Reminders: September support group meeting & Partners in Parkinson’s event

September support group meeting: When: Saturday, September 27, 10:00 am – 12 noon Where:  Sunrise at Fair Oaks,  3rd floor, 3750 Joseph Siewick Dr, Fairfax. Click here to view location on a map Speaker Jennifer Robinson will talk about how massage therapy can benefit people living with Parkinsons. For more information about Jennifer, please click […]

Join Fair Oaks Folks and Walk Off Parkinson’s this Sunday, September 14!

Walk Off Parkinson’s is this coming Sunday morning at National’s Park! Our team, Fair Oaks Folks, is 17 strong and the team has raised $1011 of a $1200 team goal. We’re doing great. I invite anyone who’d like to participate in this exciting fund-raising/awareness-raising event to join Fair Oaks Folks to walk off PD, attend […]

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 […]