The Capital District Parkinson’s Support Group meets at 7 PM the second Thursday of most months at the Beverwyck Senior Center located at Krumkill Road, Slingerlands, New York. (directionsSubscribe to our email list  to receive reminders and announcements.

We welcome new members and visitors – Please join us

Our Mission

  • To provide moral support and fellowship to people with Parkinson’s Disease, their families and caregivers.
  • To raise awareness and disseminate information regarding Parkinson’s Disease
  • To act as a resource center for members and others who would like to know more about Parkinson’s.

Read this if you are newly diagnosed. Do you want to talk to someone? Call Jud: 518-281-3466 or email Eson dot Jud at

Newly diagnosed? PD SELF, a learning program designed to help people with Parkinson’s better manage their disease, may be for you. Read more.

Our Meetings

  • May 9, 2019 – Thursday 7:00 at Beverwyck. Topic: Movement problems in Parkinson’s Disease. Dr. Robert Fekete Movement Disorder Specialist Assistant Professor Department of Neurology New York Medical College and Brian Bennati – Neurology Account Specialist Adamas Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • June 13, 2019 – Thursday 7:00 at Beverwyck. Topic – Laughter is the best medicine. Michael Burns, founder of The Mop & Bucket Company, will lead us in improve comedy.
  • July 11, 2019 – Thursday 7:00 at Beverwyck. Topic: Reflections from the World Parkinson’s Congress in Kyoto Japan as told by Albany members that went to the conference.
  • August 11, 2019 – Sunday 12 – 3 – Summer picnic at the Crossings Park in Colonie.
  • September 12, 2019 – speaker TBA
  • October 10, 2019 – Dr. Eric Molho

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