Tuesday, September 20th 7 PM

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. 

Joshua Lander, will be speaking the first 10-15 min 

Enrolling Now Gait and Cognition

This study will examine the relationship between gait and cognition in PD. The goal is to provide foundational knowledge for future research regarding early detection biomarkers, brain region involvement, and therapeutic strategies.

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No meeting on Tuesday, September 27th

In observance of Yom Kippur there won't be a meeting on Tuesday, October 4th.
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" 
3) Beginner's Mind-Healing Our Wounds and Pain
Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction class being offered through Brian Grant Foundation - 8 Tuesdays, Sept 20-Nov 8 from 12noon-2pm EDT $160pp Scholarships available
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
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Very Important News!!!

SEPTEMBER 16, 2022

Bipartisan National Plan to End Parkinson's Act is the first-ever legislation solely devoted to ending Parkinson’s disease.
We are so proud of our friend and member of Parkinson's Body and Mind, Torrance York for sharing her amazing talent with the publication of her new book.
September 8 - October 15, 2022
Reception & book signing on September 22, 6-8pm

Rick Wester Fine Art
526 West 26th Street, Suite 417
New York, NY 10001
Please join us for a reception & book signing to celebrate the exhibit and the publication of my new book Semaphore. 
In Semaphore, I examine the shift in my perspective after being diagnosed with Parkinson's disease. The monograph, published by Kehrer Verlag, includes 96 pages, 67 photographs and an essay by Rebecca Senf, PhD.
 Click to read my Semaphore artist statement.
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 YMCA50 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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