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Parkinson’s Disease Support Group in Kingston
Join others who are diagnosed with PD. Learn to cope with PD’s challenges in a fun, supportive, peer-led group that focuses on stress management through mindfulness, gentle movement, music, and humor.
This group will give participants an opportunity to:
- Talk about the impact of PD on everyday life in a safe, respectful environment.
- Learn from others and share useful written, community and on-line resources
- Use methods such as deep breathing, mindfulness meditation, music and laughter to achieve improved mental health
- Try gentle chair exercises to help with dexterity, flexibility, facial expression and vocal strength.
Important: Participation in occasional low stress exercise is optional. Those who choose to participate should only do so at a pace which is manageable and approved by the treating physician.
Contact: Teresa Joseph (845)339-9090 ext. 2206
Location: MHA in Ulster, 300 Aaron Court, Kingston, NY
Time/Date: Thursdays 2:30pm-3:30pm, starting summer 2018
Group type: Open/Drop-in, Support