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. (directions)

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Serving the people with Parkinson’s, their families and caregivers in Albany, NY and throughout New York’s Capital Region.

Our mission is:

  • 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.

We welcome new members and visitors – Please join us

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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

Capital District Parkinson’s Support Group Meetings

  • July 21, 2018Saturday – Summer picnic 12:00 to 3:00 at the Crossings Park in Colonie. – RSVP Click for details. The picnic replaces the regular July second Thursday meeting.
  • August 9, 2018 – Thursday 7:00 at Beverwyk. Topic: Rachel Kurtz – Holistic Health Coach
  • September 13, 2018 – Thursday 7:00 at Beverwyk.
  • October 11, 2018 – Thursday 7:00 at Beverwyk. Topic: Dr. Molho – Director of the Albany Med Movement Disorders and Parkinson’s Disease Center.
  • November 8, 2018 – Thursday 7:00 at Beverwyk.
  • December 13, 2018  – holiday party – Date, place and time TBA

Community Events

  • EVERY DAY – Local exercise classes
  • DONATE to Hope Soars
  • July 16, 2018 – Monday – YOPD 7PM at Denny’s in Latham on the Troy Schenectady Rd.
  • July 25, 2018 – Schenectady County Support Group – Topic .Jonathan Brendese, a speech pathologist at Sunnyview, will talk about LSVT LOUD.
  • August 10, 2015 – Davis Phinney Victory Summit on-line event
  • August 18, 2018 – Young Onset Parkinson’s Support Group at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church at 2pm
  • September 12, 2018 – Registration required. PD SELF Parkinson’s Self-Efficacy Learning Forum – A national program, now being offered in Albany for the first time, that provides people with Parkinson’s with an in-depth understanding of the disease and the self-efficacy tools to manage it with confidence. Learn more.
  • June 4, 2019 – Kyoto Japan – World Parkinson’s Congress