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UPCOMING EVENTS
All meetings are free and open to anyone directly or indirectly affected by Parkinson's or any degenerative neurological disease.

     
                  Coeur d'Alene
                  Parkinson's 
                  Support Gro
up & Caregivers Group
 
The Coeur d'Alene Parkinson's Support Group is for men and women with Parkinson's, their families and caregivers. It is free. We meet from 12:00 -2:30 p.m. on the first Thursday of every month at the 
Elks Lodge,

1170 West Prairie Avenue.  We offer information, emotional support, and often have speakers from the medical community.
 
NEW TIME! On the days we meet at the Elks, a complementary lunch will be served from 12:00 to 1:00 P.M.  Please come and socialize.  The group meeting will start at 1:00 P.M. and go until 2:30.

 

Next meeting is on March 7th.

Here's the schedule.

12:00 p.m. - 12:30 p.m. - Complementary Lunch

12:30 -1:00 - Special Annual Meeting to talk about finances and elect new members to the board.

1:00 - 2:30 - Speaker: Dr. Jason Aldred from Selkirk Neurology and Inland Northwest Research. He will share with us his current research projects as well as answer any questions you have about Parkinson's.

                 Caregivers' Support Group

Caregivers will not be meeting during our lunch hour on March 7th. Our general membership group needs to have a quick annual meeting at 12:30 p.m. to go over finances and elect new board members. Then at 1:00 p.m.,  we have Dr. Aldred speaking about his research studies, and he will answer any questions you may have about Parkinson's.


    

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MUSIC AND WELLNESS

We meet on the 2nd, 3rd and 4th Thursdays, from 11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. This is a great group for increasing the volume of your voice and helping with the clarity of your speech. Our certified music therapist, Carla Carnegie, is a lot of fun and brings rhythm instruments to keep everyone involved. No singing ability needed. We are currently meeting at the Elks Lodge at 1170 West Prairie Avenue, Coeur d'Alene, Idaho.

February's classes are on February 8, 15, 22, 29th. 

Hope to see you there!

Moving to the Music

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This is a super fun, easy line dance type class that meets on the 2nd, 3rd and 4th Thursdays of each month from 12:15 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.  It is held at the Elk's. Lodge, 1170 West Prairie Avenue, Coeur d'Alene.  Come and participate to whatever degree you are able. Wheelchairs and walkers are okay. Just do what you can and enjoy the music and comradery.

 

 Socialization and consistent exercise have been proven to slow the progression of Parkinson's.  

 

February's classes are on February 8, 15, 22, 29th. 

Hope to see you there!

Women with Parkinson's Support Group 

We meet every 3rd Thursday from 1:00 - 2:30 p.m. at MacKenzie River Pizza at 405 West Canfield Avenue, Coeur d'Alene. It is a great get-together for women with Parkinson's to socialize, lend emotional support and share information.

 

We have a Scholarship Fund to buy your lunch if there is a financial need. Let Bonnie or Beth know before ordering.  

This month we will meet on February 15th.  

 

Hope to see you there!

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Balloon Badminton

Yes, there really is a game called Balloon Badminton.  It is a lot of

fun when you get a lot of balloons going and a lot of people out there.

Please join us on the 2nd, 3rd and 5th Thursdays of the month at the

Elks Lodge, 1140 W. Prairie, CDA at 1:00 p.m.

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