Parkinson’s Disease Support

-in and nearby-

The Villages, Florida

 

There may be no better place for someone with Parkinson’s disease (PD) to live than in or nearby The Villages, Florida. With 11 PD support groups, a PD Center of Excellence nearby, two hospitals minutes away, all of the medical specialists needed to manage the disease, and an active community with plenty of exercise and social opportunities, what more might one want? Of course, Florida also has great weather!

Explore our website. You will find many resources to help you and your care partner live a fulfilling life, regardless of the “diagnosis.” Join us. Come to one or more of our support groups. Get involved. Learn, exercise, be socially active, make new friends. You will be glad you did.


How to navigate this website

 

Navigating this site is easy. At the top of each page is a list, in alphabetical order, of site content. Click on any entry in the list. That will take you to that content. At the top of each content page, you will find the same navigation menu as this page. You can go to any other subject area from there or click “Homepage” to return to this page. To the right of the list of pages is a small blue magnifying glass. Click on it to open a search window. Enter what you want to search for, and you will be taken to the page(s) where the entry can be found.

When you use a smartphone, navigating to the content is slightly different. On each content page are three small parallel lines at the top-right. Click there and the list of content will appear. Click on any entry to go to the associated page. At the bottom of the list is a search box. Enter what you want to search for, and you will be taken to the page(s) where the entry can be found.


NEWS FLASH!

The Villages Parkinson’s 2025 Cruise is Open for Booking!

You need to book NOW if you need a handicap cabin!

Book quickly for best pricing!

Click here for details!


Other News!

Our own Linda Larson has been featured in Healthy Living magazine online. The article is about Linda’s experience  at PAM rehabilitation hospital in Tavares, Florida.

Click here to read it!

What’s Happening Now?

 

May 18 to May 26, 2024

 

The Villages

 

Sunday 1:30 -3 p.m. @ Chatham Recreation Center

Popular with Couples. Sit/stretch plus exercise to music and BIG/LOUD plus education and support.

May 26, 50/50

Group dinner afterwards.

Monday 9:30 -10:45 a.m. @ Tierra Del Sol Recreation Center

Mostly Men/Women Welcome.  Sit/stretch plus exercise to music, discussion, and support.

Monday 9:30 -10:45 a.m. @ Tierra Del Sol Recreation Center

Mostly Women/Men Welcome. Care partner education and discussion.

Tuesday, 2- 3:30 p.m. @ Chatham Recreation Center

CZ Sobol’s Parkinson’s Network sitting and standing exercises.

Wednesday 1 – 3 p.m. @ Mulberry Grove Recreation Center

Popular with Couples. Exercise to music plus education, discussion, and support.

Thursday, May 23, 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. @ Eisenhower Recreation Center, McArthur Room

Care partner luncheon meeting. Bring your own lunch.

Thursday 1:30 – 3 p.m. @ Chatham Recreation Center

CZ Sobol’s Parkinson’s Network sitting and standing exercises.

Friday (times vary) @ Golf Executive Courses between CR 466 and CR 466A.

Golfing for persons with Parkinson’s disease and their care partners.

Contact Us for where and when to meet.


For a complete list of all recurring monthly activities, check out the Support Group page.


 

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