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.
Meetings and Activities
Walnut Creek in-person support groups – Sat. June 17
Support Groups start at 10 am
Coffee and Speaker in the Oak Room – 11:30
Topic: Occupational Therapy for Parkinson’s Disease
Speaker: Alexandra Byron from Kaiser
Grace Presbyterian Church
2100 Tice Valley Blvd., Walnut Creek, CA
Tri-Valley in-person support group – Sat. June 10
10 am-10:30: Time for conversation and beverages
10:30-12:00: Speaker, followed by support group
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 – 2:45 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:
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 –
May Virtual Program Link
Multiple videos to keep you updated on important developments, resources and human stories in managing Parkinson’s Disease:
Dopamine stem cell replacement therapies for Parkinson’s:
Where are we now? Professor Roger Barker
What if we could reverse Parkinson’s Disease?
PD GENEration: Mapping the future of Parkinson’s
What is urinary dysfunction?
PD Exercises: LSVT BIG Movements
The Shaky Times Newsletter
June 2023 Shaky Times
- Exercise and Mental Health
- Bent Spine Syndrome
- Favor Fatigue
- Respite Care Application & FAQs
Previous issues of the Shaky Times
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
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Mailing Address: P. O. Box 3127, Walnut Creek, CA 94598-0127