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. Feb. 18
     Support Groups start at 10 am
     Coffee and Speaker in the Oak Room – 11:30

Topic:  Nordic Pole Walking
Speakers:  Dr. Gerred Popejoy
           Retired Chiropractor, Sports Medicine
           Founder, Nordic Walking  

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

Tri-Valley in-person support group – Sat. Feb. 11
      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)  

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 –


January Virtual Program Link

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

🎯  Living with Young-Onset Parkinson’s
🎯  YES, And..eXercise
🎯  Film about Dr. Phil Stutz, who has PD
🎯  Addressing constipation in PD
🎯  California Caregiver Resource Center
🎯  What’s the Latest on Parkinson’s Disease

The Shaky Times Newsletter

January 2023 Shaky Times

  • Get Moving
  • Getting Back on Track
  • Outreach 
  • Stem Cell Therapy
  • Caregiver’s Corner

Previous issues of the Shaky Times

February Lunch and Learn Speaker

Wednesday, February 15 – 12 noon – 1 pm  on Zoom

Topic:  DBS Roundtable
Speaker:  Phil Hornig

An exploration of Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS).  PNMD member, Phil Hornig, writes about his experience in the February issue of the Shaky Times newsletter:  “Deep Brain Stimulation: Personal Journey.”  Target audience for this roundtable includes those who are contemplating DBS, those who want to learn more about DBS, or those who have had DBS.

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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