Welcome!

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. Oct. 15
     Support Groups start at 10 am
     Coffee and Speaker in Oak Room at 11:30 am
          Speaker: Sherrie E. Gould, MSN, NP-C 
          Topic: More Than Motor Symptoms

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


Tri-Valley in-person support group – Sat. Oct. 8
      10:30 am – 12 noon

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)  

For additional information:
In-person meeting update March 2022

On-line support groups, exercise and activity groups continue – more information below. We are continuing to produce monthly recorded programs as well as live-streamed Lunch and Learn programs. 

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

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September Virtual Program Link

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

🎯  Welcome to the Parkinson Network of Mt. Diablo
🎯  Creating New Neurons: Potential to Reverse Parkinson’s. Summary
🎯  Emerging Therapies for Parkinson’s. Summary.
🎯  Parkinson’s Exercise Essentials: Part 1. Davis Phinney Foundation.
🎯  Carol Fisher:  Relax with Yoga.
🎯  The Geriatric Care Manager – When you need help.


The Shaky Times Newsletter

September 2022 Shaky Times

  • Posture and Parkinson’s Disease
  • Silver Linings
  • Strength Training First!
  • Respite Care Grant Program
  • Exercise Eases Motor Symptoms
  • Does Parkinson’s Begin in the Gut?

Previous issues of the Shaky Times


October In-Person Speaker

Saturday, October 15th – 11:30 am

Topic: More Than Motor Symptoms
Speaker:  Sherrie E. Gould, MSN, NP-C

  • Introduce non-motor symptoms of Parkinson’s disease (PD): hallucinations and delusions
  • Describe the symptoms of PD-related hallucinations and delusions
  • Explore how you can talk to your healthcare provider about your symptoms and establish a treatment plan

Sponsored by Acadia Pharmaceuticals


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

classes


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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