Local Support Groups 

NorthwestERN

GeneraL PD SUPPORT GROUP

First Wednesday of the month

2pm - 3:00pm

Virtual

Consent form required. Please  complete online consent at: https://forms.feinberg.northwestern.edu/view.php?id=1038846

Contact:

Erin Cecchi, LCSW at erin.cecchi@nm.org 

RUSH PD SUPPORT GROUP

Second Saturday of the month

9:30am

Includes:

Breakfast, education series, discussion

Rush Oak Park Hospital Centennial Room, 520 S Maple Ave
Oak Park, IL 60304

Contact: Luci Blasucci, RN, at 312-563-2900

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YOUNG ONSET

VIRTUAL

SUPPORT GROUP

Fourth Wednesday of the month

6:00 - 7:30pm

Those 60 or younger are welcome

Virtual

Consent form required. Please  complete online consent at: https://forms.feinberg.northwestern.edu/view.php?id=1038846

Contact: 

Erin Cecchi, LCSW at erin.cecchi@nm.org

RUSH YOUNG ONSET SUPPORT GROUP

First Thursday of the month
 

6:30 - 8:30 pm

Those 60 or younger are welcome

Includes: Light Refreshments

600 S. Paulina St.
Room 971 AAC
Chicago, IL 60612

Contact: Luci Blasucci, RN, at 312-563-2900

Lake Forest PD Support Group

2nd Wednesdays of the month

10:00am - 12:00pm

1200 N Westmorelan Rd.

Lake Forest, IL 

Contact: 847- 535- 7000

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VIRTUAL

Support group

2nd Tuesday of the month

3:30 - 4:30pm

Virtual

Consent form required. Please  complete online consent at: https://forms.feinberg.northwestern.edu/view.php?id=1038846

Contact: 

Erin Cecchi, LCSW at erin.cecchi@nm.org

Central Dupage

YOUNG ONSET

SUPPORT GROUP

 

3rd Thursday of the Month

 

10:00 - 11:00 am

 

25 N Winfield Rd

Winfield, IL

Contact; 630-933-4234 to register

NorhtwesternWomen's ONLINE SUPPORT GROUP

2nd Tuesday of the Month

11:30am - 12:30pm

Virtual

Consent form required. Please  complete online consent at: https://forms.feinberg.northwestern.edu/view.php?id=1038846

Contact: 

Erin Cecchi, LCSW at erin.cecchi@nm.org

  Parkinson's Classes  

Northwestern's PD101 CLASS

Wed May 20th

11 a.m. - 12:30pm

Virtual 

Were you or a loved one recently diagnosed with Parkinson's?

Are you feeling overwhelmed or confused about what Parkinson's is?

Come learn about the basics of Parkinson's, and how to make changes today to live your best life with Parkinson's.

Presenters: Carolyn Taylor, APN, Advanced Practice Nurse

 

Contact:  Erin Cecchi, LCSW at erin.cecchi@nm.org for more information and to register.

VIRTUAL YOGA - NORTHWESTERN

2nd, 3rd, and 4th Tuesday of the Month

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Virtual

Feeling anxious or overwhelmed?

Feeling stiff, sluggish or off-balance?

Experience the therapeutic benefits of a calming and creative art class, or the restorative and energizing power of yoga.

 

Location: Virtual! Please contact Erin Cecchi, LCSW at erin.cecchi@nm.org for more information and to register.

Note: Consent form required. Please  complete online consent at: https://forms.feinberg.northwestern.edu/view.php?id=1038846

Second City's Improv for PD & Care partners

Thursdays

1:00 - 3:00 pm

Second City, Inc

1616 N Wells

Chicago, IL

Explore the use of Improv Comedy to imrpove communication and socialization for Parkisnon's disease.

This is an 8-session series from March 5th to April 23rd. 

$80 is due on the first day of the class, in the form of a check made out to PDMDC.

Contact: ppalment@nm.org, 312-503-4397

HUBBARD STREET DANCE Parkinson's project

Tuesdays and Thursdays

1:30 - 2:30 pm

March 3 - June 11th 2020

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago

1147 W. Jackson Blvd.

Chicago, IL 60607

Adaptive dance classes are specifically designed to encourage movement and socialization for people with Parkinson's and their loved ones.

There is no cost to attend

Pre-registration is required for attendance

Contact: 312-850-9744, info@hubbardstreetdance.com

For more information, visit: https://www.hubbardstreetdance.com/programs-classes/adult-programs/parkinsons-project/

 Parkinson's Exercise Classes 

Boxing Gloves

Rock Steady Boxing

Non-contacting Boxing classes designed specifically for people with Parkinson's.

There are many locations throughout Chicagoland.

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Movement Revolution

Locations:

227 E Ontario St #201, Chicago, IL 

and

550 Lake Cook Rd, Deerfield, IL 

Contact: Eric Johnson – Owner
eric@movement-revolution.com
(312) 465-3921

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InspriFit

Location:

7890 S. Quincy Willowbrook, IL 60527

Parkinson's ATHOME Program

Membership to online classes

 

Contact: 

630-794-9663

info@inspirfitness.com

 Virtual Exercise Classes 

Find the right fit for you from the comfort of your home!

Movement Revolution Neuro-Intensive Virtual Training Center 

Collection of Free Online Classes 

To Access:

Movement Revolution Essentials Class: Strength, Balance, and Core

 

Date: Saturdays

Time: 9:15 AM – 9:45 AM

 

Cost: $105/month for all access 

Contact:

(312) 465-3921
info@movement-revolution.com

Dance Practice

Dance for PD

Date: 5 days/week

Time: varies based on class

Cost: Free

To join: go to www.danceforparkinsons.org to find more information

 

The Parkinson’s Dance Class 

Date/Time: Thursdays at 1pm until 2pm

Cost: Free

To join: e-mail Susanne Carter at carterproductions@sbcglobal.net

 

GO! Tango PD

Date/Time: Mondays at 11 AM and Tuesday at 10 AM
Cost: Free To join: sign up at www.gotangopd.org/classes.html

Nice Guy Training


Date: Every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday

Time: 1 – 2 PM Cost: $30/week

 

To join: call 847-502-0630

 

or e-mail niceguytraining@ameritech.net

 

Location: Zoom; link will be sent after you register

Senior Citizen Exercise Class