Tuesday, September 6th.
There will be 2 Separate Zoom Meetings
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Shaker's Anonymous Meeting
Lynn Hagerbrant 
Support and Networking Discussion for people with PD
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Care Partners Meeting
Jay Stratoudakis
All Care Partners are invited to
join the September Meeting

Tuesday, September 13th 7 PM via Zoom
Sarah Mulukutla MD MPH is a board-certified neurologist with a passion for mind-body medicine. She has been a pioneer at the American Academy of Neurology promoting Integrative Health and is the founder of their Integrative Neurology Section. 

Hacking the Parkinson’s Brain with Meditation

Meditation has many health benefits, but for people with Parkinson’s disease, learning to control one’s inner dialogue can have profound impact on motor symptoms. This talk will give an overview of current research looking at the impact of meditation on the brain networks involved in Parkinson’s disease and provide tips for adopting a meditation practice.  

Tuesday, September 20th 7 PM via Zoom

We will be having an in-person meeting. at the New Canaan YMCA at 7pm. This is a meeting to come together to share topics of interest for people with PD and Care Partners. 

No meeting on Tuesday, September 27th

Please email suggested topics to
If you're interested or if you know
someone that needs a mentor,
Call us at 203 742 1440 or email by clicking on the following link Parkinson's Body and mind PD Mentor.
Mindfulness Monday programs
The Parkinson’s Foundation had a program called "PD Health at Home" on their Mindfulness Monday programs where Dr. Taylor Rush presented the "7 Pillars of Mindfulness" Each week we will include one of the "7 Pillars" 
1. Non-Judging – Feelings and Perceptions 
Free of charge and open to all
Reduce symptoms, sharpen your mind, and stay connected
Interested in joining the PD Body & Mind Program, but not sure if it’s for you? Meet our Parkinson’s specialty certified instructors and try our classes for free.
Rock Steady Boxing, Yoga and Tai Chi
Download the flyer
Financial Support Program

The APDA Connecticut Chapter is pleased to offer a Financial Support Program that provides financial assistance to people with Parkinson’s disease (PD) and their families. Approved applicants will be granted up to $300 once per calendar year (January-December). Funds may be used for programs, services and/or activities designed to improve quality of life. 
Download Application
Drug repurposing for PD - does it work?
Tuesday, September 13, 2022 11AM - 12PM EDT
Dr. Stott is the Director of Research at Cure Parkinson's. The organization is an international supporter of both lab- and clinic-based research on disease modification in Parkinson's. Originally from New Zealand, Simon has over 15 years of experience in the field of Parkinson's research - in both the academic and biotech industry sector. He has been involved in lab-based research as well as clinical studies, with a number of scientific publications. He also maintains the 'Science of Parkinson's' website, which attempts to explain in plain English the research currently being conducted on Parkinson's.
PPMI: A New Horizon for Parkinson's Research
PROSEEK: A Phase 2 Study In Early Parkinson's Disease Patients Evaluating The Safety And Efficacy Of Abl Tyrosine Kinase Inhibition Using K0706
To view additional clinical trials, please click
Engage PD
This intervention is a physical activity coaching program designed for people with early/mid stage PD to improve physical activity engagement. It includes 1-3 one-to-one coaching sessions with a licensed physical or occupational therapist over a 3-month period. Read more...
A randomized control trial pilot study to improve self-management of physical activity routines in adults with early-stage Parkinson’s Disease Read more...
Personalized results for the individual assessments that were done at the Westport/Weston YMCA will be coming soon..
Westport/Weston YMCA
14 Allen Raymond Ln. Westport, CT 203-226-8981 
Information regarding the PDBM program & schedule: 
Greenwich YMCA 
The Greenwich YMCA will be closed till  Monday August 29.
50 E. Putnam Ave. Greenwich, CT 203 869 1630
Information regarding the PDBM program & schedule:
Fairfield YMCA 841 Old Post Rd., Fairfield CT 06824 
For more information, please call 203-255-3824 and ask for Karen Inman
New Canaan YMCA To learn more about classes please contact Bridget Philipp at 203-920-1626. Click here for more information.
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The Engage PD info   PD Speak Out    WaterWheel Tai Chi 

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