Future Meetings

June 14, 2018 – meeting notice

Join the CDPSG Support Group for the monthly meeting.
Thursday June 14, 2018 at 7 PM at the Terrace Community Room at Beverwyck (our “regular” location)
 Beverwyck Lane, Slingerlands, NY 12159 (Directions)

People with Parkinson’s, friends, and care partners are welcome to attend to learn more about Parkinson’s disease or obtain information.

TopicChrissy Stack will talk about, and maybe do some of, MedRhythms music therapy.
Refreshments: Helen H.

MedRhythms is new to the area, they specialize in neurological music therapy for neurological injury and disease, and are also looking to spread the word that these services are now available in the area.


July 21, 2018 – Saturday – summer picnic at Crossings Park in Colonie.

Our summer picnic will be held on Saturday, July 21 from 12 noon until 3:00 pm at The Crossings Park in Colonie.

There will not be a “regular” Thursday meeting in July.

There is no charge to enter the park and there will be no charge for the picnic. The facility has ample parking nearby, a covered pavilion with picnic tables and accessible bathrooms. Friends, relatives, children, grand children and leashed dogs are also welcome.

We will provide hamburgers, sausages, hot dogs and a vegetarian option that will be grilled for you. Buns and condiments will also be provided. Water will also be provided but please also bring your own preferred cold drinks.

We will be asking attendees to bring appetizers, salads and desserts to share.

Bring the following to share with 4 – 5 people:

If your last name begins with …
A – D bring Appetizers– e.g. dips, crudités, chips
E – L bring Potato salad
L – P bring Green salads e.g. coleslaw, Greek salad, tomato & onion etc.
Q – Z bring Desserts e.g. fruit, cookies, cake etc.

A number of fun activities are also being planned.
RSVP No later than July 14th to: iwing5082@hotmail.com

Reserve your seat at the picnic no later than July 14th

by email (download, print, email) this form.: CGPSD SUMMER PICNIC


Reserve your place using this online form


GPS to the entry to the Crossings Park on Albany Shaker Road:

580 Albany Shaker Road, Loudonville, NY 12211

Directions to the picnic:
Starting from the corner of Wolf Road and Albany shaker Road (exit 4 on Northway)​
Go east on Albany Shaker (towards Albany).

In .5 mile take first exit of traffic circle to stay on Albany Shaker

In .4 mile turn right into the Crossings Park

Follow park road for .6 mile to end of road at parking circle.

You can see pavilion from there.

August 9, 2018 – meeting notice

Join the CDPSG Support Group for the monthly meeting.

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.

Patients, spouses, siblings, medical professionals/students, friends, and caregivers are welcome to attend to learn more about Parkinson’s disease or obtain information

TopicRachel Kurtz – Holistic Health Coach

Rachel is focused on helping folks dealing with chronic illness, or pain. Rachel has expressed a strong interest in helping folks dealing with movement disorders, especially people with Parkinson’s. She takes a multi-disciplined approach to dealing with her clients.

Rachel’s primary goal is to support and guide her clients, whether healthy or living with chronic pain or illness, to live a more healthy and fulfilling life. Working closely with her clients support system and health care practitioners, Rachel will develop customized programs to help achieve individual health and wellness needs. In addition, she uses
insights from the latest research in positive psychology and health.

From Here to Wellbeing
Rachel Kurtz, Holistic Health Coach
Located in Saratoga Springs
518-260-3973 * rkurtz09@gmail.com

See attached flyer

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