Patients diagnosed with Parkinson's disease, as well as their care partners, are welcome to attend the Durham Parkinson's Disease Support Group, held from 10:30 a.m. to noon on the fourth Tuesday of every month. This free support group, sponsored by the National Parkinson Foundation, is open to all (you do not have to be a Duke patient to attend).
Meetings are held in at the Duke Integrative Medicine Center (3475 Erwin Road, Durham NC, 27705). Download a flyer for the group here.
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Individuals with Parkinson's disease and their carers may also be interested in the following events hosted by our Center of Excellence. All individuals and carers affected by Parkinson's are welcome to attend (you do not have to be a Duke patient) :
- On Friday, September 28, join us for "Parkinson's Disease 201: Managing the Middle Stages" from noon-4 p.m. This program is aimed for individuals and care partners who have been living with Parkinson's for five to 10 years. This event will be held at the Washington Duke Inn and Golf Club (3001 Cameron Boulevard, Durham). A $10 registration fee will include lunch and snack. To register, click here. for more information contact Katie Durham at 919-681-2656 or katie.durham (at) duke.edu, or Allison Allen at at 919-681-2656 or allison.m.allen (at) duke.edu. Download a flyer of the event here.
Finally, the Parkinson's Foundation will hold its annual Moving Day walk in the Triangle on Saturday, November 3. Read more about that fundraiser here.
The Huntington's Disease Society of America (HDSA) and Duke Health hold quarterly support groups for individuals diagnosed with or at-risk for Huntington's Disease and their carepartners. You do not have to be a Duke patient to attend. Download a flyer for the support group here.
The group will meet from 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. on the following dates, with a complimentary lunch at noon:
- October 17, 2018
- January 17, 2019
- April 17, 2019
Meetings will be held at Duke Integrative Medicine on 3475 Erwin Road, Durham, 27705. For more information, contact Allison Allen, LCSW, at Allison.M.Allen@duke.edu or Katie Durham LCSW, at Katie.Durham@duke.edu.
- On October 28, the will hold its NC Team Hope Walk in Greensboro. Funds from this walk will support the mission and services of the HDSA. Read more about it here.