The mission of the Parkinson Network of Mt. Diablo is to provide information, resources, and social interaction to support people living with Parkinson’s Disease and their caregiving community.


Royal Flush          Poker Tournament Fundraiser
                     Saturday, April 22
               Click for details and tickets

Meetings and Activities

Walnut Creek in-person support groups – Sat. April 15
     Support Groups start at 10 am
     Coffee and Speaker in the Oak Room – 11:30

Topic: Parkinson’s in 2023: Updates-Research & Treatment
Speaker:  Aaron Daley, UCSF

Grace Presbyterian Church
2100 Tice Valley Blvd., Walnut Creek, CA

Tri-Valley in-person support group – Sat. April 8
        10 am-10:30:  Time for conversation and beverages
        10:30-12:00:  Speaker, followed by support group 

Topic:  Nordic Pole Walking
Speaker:  Dr. Gerred Popejoy 

Lynnewood United Methodist Church, Fellowship Hall
4444 Black Ave., Pleasanton, CA

PD Fit Club – in-person exercise class led by Petra Fibrichova
Mondays – 10:00 – 11:15 am, Oak Room at Grace Presbyterian Church
(Bring your mat) 

Yoga for Parkinson’s – in-person class led by Petra Fibrichova
Wednesdays – 1:30 – 2:30 pm, Oak Room at Grace Presbyterian Church,
starting April 12.    Link to Petra’s Video

YAX (“Yes and eXercise”) Class led by Robert Cochrane, PhD, using improvisation to address stress, anxiety, depression and isolation.  Wednesdays, 10:00 – 11:30am,  Oak Room at Grace Presbyterian Church.   Register online using this Google form: https://forms.gle/Aya1eGAo53fkxYMh7 

The virtual meeting is a way to stay current with diagnosis, treatments, medications and ways to manage quality of life.
Click the box below for an introduction to PNMD Virtual Meetings:

                    virtual meeting PNMD print

On-line support groups, exercise and activity groups continue – more information below. We are continuing to produce Lunch and Learn programs on Zoom. 

 All of our recorded content is available on our YouTube channel.  The buttons below link to playlists –


February Virtual Program Link

Multiple videos to keep you updated on important developments, resources and human stories in managing Parkinson’s Disease:

🎯  Gait, Balance, and Foot Concerns in PD
🎯  The BEST way to prevent falls
🎯  Virtual communication and PD
🎯  The MIND diet for Parkinson’s
🎯  Shaken, Not Stirred – short film
🎯  New Treatment – Focused Ultrasound

The Shaky Times Newsletter

March 2023 Shaky Times

  • Caregiver’s Corner
  • Insight Meditation
  • Acting Out Dreams 
  • Trending in Exercise
  • Poker Night Fundraiser

Previous issues of the Shaky Times

April Lunch and Learn Speaker

Wednesday, April 12 – 12 noon – 1 pm  on Zoom

Topic: Aging in Place
Speaker:  Brian Riddle

If you do not receive PNMD emails and would like a link to join this presentation, please email your request to web@pnmd.net.

Support Group Meetings on Zoom

We have organized Support Group meetings on Zoom so that we can connect with one another.

Women with Parkinson’s – first Saturday
Men with Parkinson’s – small groups – various times
Caregivers – first Friday


Contact information for these groups on the Meetings page.

Parkinson Exercise, Movement, Communication Classes

Details – Classes for Parkinson’s


Become a member today or renew your membership! Click on this link to join or renew online!

If you have any questions, please contact us at 925-939-4210, or email  president@pnmd.net.

To sign up for emails or re-subscribe to emails from the Parkinson Network of Mt. Diablo,   Click Here

Mailing Address: P. O. Box 3127, Walnut Creek, CA 94598-0127

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