PD Support Groups

Support Groups are now available via conference calls!


Eastern Parkway Group
When: First Monday, 10:00 a.m
Where: Parkway Rehab & Nursing Center, 1155 Eastern Parkway, Louisville, KY 40217
Facilitator: Debbie Harper

Shakin For a Cure Group (formerly Fern Creek)Support groups
When: Second Tuesday, 6:30 p.m.
Where:  Glen Ridge Health Campus, 6415 Calm River Way, Louisville, KY 40299
Facilitator: Mary Killian

Nazareth Home Group
When: Second Tuesday, 9:15 a.m.
Where: Nazareth Home Chapel, 2000 Newburg Road,  Louisville, KY 40205
Facilitator:  Jennifer Warawa

Masonic Home Support Group
When: Third Wednesday, 3:00 p.m.
Where:  Masonic Homes of Kentucky Louisville Campus, 3502 Moyers Cir., Louisville, KY, 40041
Facilitator:  Erika Branch

South Louisville  Group
When: Second Tuesday, 9:30 a.m.
Where: St. Lawrence Church, 1925 Lewiston Drive, Louisville, KY 40216
Facilitator: Helen Minor

Spalding Support Group
When:  Third Friday, 11:30 a.m.
Where: Spalding Univ. Comprehensive Outpatient Rehab Facility, 812 S. Second St, Louisville KY 40203
Facilitator:  Dustin Patton

St. Augustine Group
When: Second Wednesday, 11:00 a.m.
Where: 1310 West Broadway, Louisville, KY 40203
Facilitator: Vernessa Autry

Southern Indiana

Evansville (PASATS) Group
When:  First Tuesday, 5:30 p.m. CST (Except winter months Nov-Dec-Jan-Feb / First Saturday, 10:30am CST)
Where:  Deaconess Gateway Conference Center, 4011 Gateway Blvd., Newburgh IN 47630
Facilitator: Anne Byrne / Oscar Ozete
Website: http://www.pasats.org/

Baptist Health Floyd Group
When: First Tuesday, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Floyd Memorial Hospital: Paris Health Education Center:  1850 State Street, New Albany, IN 47150
Facilitator: Donna Mattox

Other Areas

Bardstown Group
When: Third Wednesday, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Nelson County Public Library Community Room, 201 Cathedral Manor, Bardstown, KY 40004
Facilitator: Jane Swarts

Elizabethtown Group
When: Third Thursday, 4:00 p.m.
Where: HealthSouth Lakeview Rehab Hospital, 134 Heartland Drive, Elizabethtown, KY 42701
Facilitator: Amanda Ball

Frankfort Group
When: Third Tuesday, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Thornhill Education Center, 700 Leslie Avenue, Frankfort, KY  40601
Facilitator: Lane Lewis

Taylor County Support Group
When: Second Tuesday, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Taylor County Extension Office, 1143 S. Columbia Avenue, Campbellsville, KY 42718
Facilitator: Anabelle Burkett

Speciality Groups

Atypical PD
Designed for those who have been diagnosed with atypical Parkinson’s disease, such as Lewy Body Disease (LBD), Multiple System Atrophy (MSA), Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP), or any other form of Parkinsonism. Care partners are also encouraged to attend.
Change in meeting time: First Tuesday, 3:00 p.m. (Previously met: First Tuesday, 6:30 p.m.)
Where: Parkinson Support Center, 315 Townepark Circle, Suite 100, Middletown, KY 40243
Facilitator: Dan Heins

Women’s Group
When:  Second Thursday, 10:30 a.m.
Where:  Parkinson Support Center, 315 Townepark Circle, Louisville KY 40243 (Middletown)
Facilitator:  Holly Cooper

Men’s Group
When:  Third Tuesday, 10:00 a.m.
Where:  St. John Paul II Church, 3042 Hikes Lane, Louisville KY 40220
Facilitator:  Dennis Whittington

Essential Tremor Support Group
When: First Wednesday, 6:00 p.m.
Where:  315 Townepark Circle, Suite 100, Louisville (Middletown) KY 40243
Facilitator:  Erika Ganong

Care Partner Groups

A support group for Care Partners of people with Parkinson’s disease who understand the unique challenges of caring for someone with PD.
When:  Second Thursday, 1:00pm
Where:  Jewish Family & Career Services (JFCS), 2821 Klempner Way, Louisville, KY 40205
Facilitator: Connie Austin

Evansville Parkinson’s Care Partners Group
When: Fourth Tuesday, 6:00 p.m. CST
Where:  North Park Library Meeting Room, 960 Koehler Drive, Evansville IN 47710
Facilitator:  Dorothy W.
Website: http://www.pasats.org/

For Support Group information, please contact the Parkinson Support Center at 502.254.3388 or outreach@parkinsoncenter.org