Valencia Shores
Parkinson’s Disease is a progressive neurological disease.  It is being diagnosed with increased frequency and research has  identified seven markers, some prevalent in Ashkenazic Jews.   Most medical professionals will tell us that people don’t die from Parkinson’s but rather they die with Parkinson’s.  Education for the person with Parkinson’s, their caregiver and family is the key to coping with this disease.

Future Meetings 2021 – In Social Hall Classroom 10-11:15am on the first Sunday of the month unless otherwise noted.
September 5, 2021 10-11:15
October 10. 2021 10-11:15
November 7, 2021 10-11:15
SATURDAY December 4, 2021 2:00-4:00PM

An optional Zoom link can be available.  Contact Gloria.  Watch here and on our page on for possible time changes and topics for meetings.

Future topics:
What your adult children should know
Estate Planning / Planning for care if caregiver is ill
Speech and swallowing
If you can help with planning, please contact Joan or Gloria
Meetings are in the Social Clubhouse Meeting room.  All residents with Parkinson’s and related disorders and their caregivers are welcome.  For more information and to receive literature for the newly diagnosed, please contact Joan Teitelbaum or Gloria Friedman
Mission Statement
The Valencia Shores Parkinson’s Support group’s goal is to provide peer support for people in our community who are diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease and their caregivers.  As a peer led group, we bring in outside speakers on related topics as well as find sources for educational material to learn more about living with this disease.
Meeting Dates for 2022
January 9 2022
February 6 2022
March 13 2022
April 3, 2022
May 1, 2022
June 5, 2022
September 11, 2022
October 2, 2022
November 6, 2022
December 4, 2022

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