Bend General Interest Support Group

The Bend support group welcomes family, friends and carepartners as well as those living with a diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease.

Contact the group facilitator, Maureen at 541.678.6422 for details and before attending your first meeting.

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Prineville General Interest Support Group

The support group in Prineville welcomes family, friends and carepartners as well as those living with a diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease.

Contact one the group co-facilitators, Tina, 541.350.8004 or Linda, 541.633.3674, for details and before attending your first meeting.

*The group meets in the Study Room of the Library*

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Bend Care Partner Support Group

The Bend care partner support group welcomes those who are caring for a loved one with Parkinson’s disease.

Contact the group facilitator, Kay 541.388.1706 for details and before attending your first meeting.

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Zoom: Newly Diagnosed Support Group

Our Newly Dx Support Group meets virtually through the Zoom video conferencing platform. Please contact Jess at jess@parkinsonsresources.org  to obtain Zoom meeting details.

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The Newly Diagnosed support group welcomes family, friends and carepartners as well as those within the first three years of  a Parkinson’s diagnosis.

Contact PRO 800.426.6806 for details and before attending your first meeting.

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OnLine Chair Based with Laura Lou

Join Laura Lou Pape-McCarthy and others for an hour of movement and exercise specifically for those who may be just starting an exercise program or who will benefit from the added stability and safety of seated movement. Explore face and vocal exercises, playful encouragement and instruction on moves to help people with PD with fulfill exercise guidelines.

Class meets weekly on Fridays 

Sliding Scale Fee for class series. Call to register if link is not available.

Register

Tai Chi/QiGong for Parkinson’s

Virtual Tai Chi  for PD

Beginners will learn the seated upper body moves to 8 Form Tai Chi. Depending on ability some foot patterns will be introduced. Classes are limited to 4 participants and grouped by ability. Exercises covered contribute to balance, leg strength, stamina, breathing patterns, cognition challenge and uplifting mood.

This class is best for participants who can take verbal and visual direction on zoom.

Instructor: Julie Carda

Class Fees: $13/class must purchase in four week group of twice a week.

Tai Chi/QiGong for Parkinson’s

Virtual Tai Chi  for PD

Beginners will learn the seated upper body moves to 8 Form Tai Chi. Depending on ability some foot patterns will be introduced. Classes are limited to 4 participants and grouped by ability. Exercises covered contribute to balance, leg strength, stamina, breathing patterns, cognition challenge and uplifting mood.

This class is best for participants who can take verbal and visual direction on zoom.

Instructor: Julie Carda

Class Fees: $13/class must purchase in four week group of twice a week.

Online Chair Based Movement: W/Laura Lou

Join Laura Lou Pape-McCarthy and others for an hour of movement and exercise specifically for those who may be just starting an exercise program or who will benefit from the added stability and safety of seated movement. Explore face and vocal exercises, playful encouragement and instruction on moves to help people with PD with fulfill exercise guidelines.

Class meets weekly on Wednesdays.  Call to register if link not showing.

Sliding Scale Fee for class series.

Register