Support & Speaker Groups

Support & Speaker Groups

Ahwatukee – People w/PD, Family/Friends
1st Friday 10:30-Noon
Mountain Park Senior Living 4475 E. Knox Rd, Phoenix AZ 85044
Kristina Watts: kristina.watts@dignityhealth.org or 602-406-4921

Avondale/Goodyear – Care Partners only
Care Partner Wellness
2nd Thursdays 10:00-11:00
Skyway Church of the West Valley 14900 W. Van Buren, Goodyear AZ 85334
Ann Wheat: wheat@duetaz.org or 602-274-5022

Chandler – People w/PD, Family/Friends
1st Friday 1:30-3:00
Snedigar Recreation Center 4500 South Bashar Road, Chandler, AZ 85248
Kristina Watts: kristina.watts@dignityhealth.org or 602-406-4921

Cottonwood – Verde Valley Support Group – People w/PD, Family/Friends
2nd Friday 3:00-4:30
Verde Valley Medical Center Conference Room B 269 S. Candy Lane, Cottonwood AZ 86326
Judy Talley: judy@pmdalliance.org or 928-202-7952

Douglas Support Group – People w/PD, Family/Friends
Coffee Talk 2nd Thursdays 10:15-11:45 (No Meetings June – August)
Douglas Public Library, Conference Room 560 E. 10th St, Douglas AZ 85607
Steve Paun: stevepaunpd@outlook.com or 520-364-7270

Eloy – Casa Grande Support Group – People w/PD, Family/Friends
1st Monday 10:00-11:30
Robson Ranch Conference Center 5687 N. Robson Blvd, Eloy AZ 85131
Kristina Watts: kristina.watts@dignityhealth.org or 602-406-4921

Flagstaff Support Group – People w/PD, Family/Friends
2nd Tuesday 11:30am-1:00pm
Peaks Senior Living Community 3150 W Winding Brook, Flagstaff AZ 86001
Robert Garcia: RPGarcia@gmail.com or 928-526-3115

Fountain Hills – People /w PD, Family/Friends
1st Wednesday 9:30-11:30am
Fountain Hills Community Center 13001 N La Monta Dr, Fountain Hills AZ 85268
Peggy & Ron Dew:  DewTheDewAZ@hotmail.com or 480-677-6515

Fountain Hills – Care Partners for People /w PD and AD
3rd  Thursday 10:30-11:30am
Morning Star Assisted Living & Memory Care of Fountain Hills 16800 E., Paul Nordin Pkwy, Fountain Hills, AZ 85268
Lauren Galuzka: ftnhills.cra@morningstarseniorliving.com or 480-327-6797

Fountain Hills Caregiver Wellness – Care Partners only
1st Monday 11:00-12:30 Fountain Hills Community Center 13001 N La Montana Dr, Fountain Hills AZ 85268
Jim Judge: papagregtif@gmail.com or 480-209-8755
Bill Whittaker: ellis2455@aol.com or 480-241-6700

Gilbert – Coffee Every Friday – People w/PD, Family/Friends
Every Friday, 9:00-10:00
Banner Neuro Wellness 207 N. Gilbert Rd, Gilbert AZ 85234
Annette Edwards: annette.edwards@bannerhealth.com or 480-699-0537

Gilbert Carepartners – Care Partners only
Every Monday, 11:00-12:00
Banner Neuro Wellness 207 N. Gilbert Rd, Gilbert AZ 85234
Annette Edwards: annette.edwards@bannerhealth.com or 480-699-0537

Gilbert – Men with PD
Every Tuesday, 4:00-5:00
Banner Neuro Wellness 207 N. Gilbert Rd, Gilbert AZ 85234
Annette Edwards: annette.edwards@bannerhealth.com or 480-699-0537

Gilbert – Women with PD
Every other Wednesday, 4:00-5:00
Banner Neuro Wellness 207 N. Gilbert Rd, Gilbert AZ 85234
Annette Edwards: annette.edwards@bannerhealth.com or 480-699-0537

Avondale/Goodyear – Care Partners only
Care Partner Wellness
2nd Thursdays 10:00-11:00
Skyway Church of the West Valley 14900 W. Van Buren, Goodyear AZ 85334
Ann Wheat: wheat@duetaz.org or 602-274-5022

Glendale – People w/PD, Family/Friends
2nd & 4th Tuesday 1:00-2:00
HealthSouth Rehab Hospital 13460 N. 67th Ave, Glendale AZ 85304
Trent Tripp: trent.tripp@healthsouth.com or 623-878-8800
Rose O’Gorman: rose.ogorman@healthsouth.com or 623-878-8800

Green Valley Support Group – People w/PD, Family/Friends
Educational Lectures
1st Friday 1:00-2:30 (September – May)
East Social Center, 7 S Abrego Dr, Green Valley AZ 85614
Sue Cupell:  supportgroup@cox.net

Green Valley – Men w/PD and Caregivers (split meetings)
3rd Wednesday 1:00-2:30
Friends in Deed 301 W. Camino Casa Verde, Green Valley AZ 85614
Charlene Ostlund or Pat Herzing: supportgroup@cox.net

Green Valley – People w/PD, Family/Friends
Summer Potluck Socials
1st Friday, Noon-2:00 (June – August)
Friends in Deed 301 W. Camino Casa Verde, Green Valley AZ 85614
Sue Cupell: supportgroup@cox.net or 520-499-3858

Green Valley – Women w/PD and Caregivers (Split Meetings)
Year Round, 1st & 3rd Wednesdays, 1:00-2:30
Friends in Deed 301 W. Camino Casa Verde, Green Valley AZ 85614
Sue Cupell: support.group@cox.net or 520-499-3858

Kingman Support Group – People w/PD, Family/Friends
3rd Tuesday 1:00-2:00
KRMC, Dell Webb Wellness Center, Cerbat Conference Room 1719 E Beverly Ave, Kingman AZ 86409
Pamela Kowalski: pkowalski@azkrmc.com or 928-263-5640

Lake Havasu Support Group – People w/PD, Family/Friends
2nd Wednesday, 1:00-2:00
Community Presbyterian Church 3450 Chemeheuvi Blvd, Lake Havasu City AZ 86406
Nancie Echeverria: Nancieee@aol.com or 928-855-5950

Lakeside – White Mountain Support Group – People w/PD, Family/Friends
1st & 3rd Friday, 10:00-11:30
Solterra 5408 Arizona Hwy 260, Lakeside AZ 85929
Ron Kline: rkline352@hotmail.com or 602-802-5700

Marana – Highlands Parkinson’s Support Group
1st Tuesday, 4:00-5:30pm
The Highlands at Dove Mountain Clubhouse 4949 W Heritage Club Blvd, Marana, AZ 85658
Suzanne Walsh: 651-230-8721 or suzannejwalsh@msn.com

Mesa – People w/PD, Family/Friends
1st Monday 1;30-3:30
Red Mountain Multigenerational Center 7550 E Adobe Rd, Mesa AZ 85207
Kristina Watts: kristina.watts@dignityhealth.org or 602-406-4921

Mesa – People w/PD, Family/Friends
1st Wednesday 1:30-3:00
Fellowship Square 35 W. Brown Rd, Mesa AZ 85201
Debbie Harwood: debbie.harwood@christiancare.org or 480-290-7950

Oro Valley – Desert Springs Support Group – People w/PD, Family/Friends
3rd Wednesday, 10:30-Noon
Desert Springs 30 W. Lambert Lane, Oro Valley AZ 85737
Payton Davies: bpwdavies@gmail.com or 520-825-5352

Oro Valley – Fairwinds – Desert Point – Movement Disorder and Parkinson Support Group – People w/PD, Family/Friends
1st Tuesday, 10:00-11:30
10701 N. La Reserve Dr., Oro Valley, AZ 85737
Jim Hurd: jrhurd1@yahoo.com or 814-566-0280

Payson Area Support Group – People w/PD, Family/Friends
1st Friday 2:00-4:00
Payson United Methodist Church 414 N. East St., Payson, AZ 85541
Cindy & Daniel Bryant: cindy@healthyperspectives.org or 928-472-7450

Peoria – Parkinson Support Group – People w/PD, Family/Friends (free respite care for PWP available during meeting)
Brookdale 1st Thursday
2:00-3:30pm 8989 W Greenbrian Dr. Peoria, Az 85382
Regina Ralston: info@aboutseniorsaz.com or 602-772-6490

Tea & Tremors – People w/Tremors, Parkinson’s, Dystonia, Family/Friends
2nd Friday 12:00Noon – 1:00pm
SWAN Rehabilitation 1190 E. Missouri Ave, Ste 100, Phoenix AZ 85014
Trina Whittaker:  trina.whittaker@swanrehab.com or 602-393-0520

Phoenix – N Central Support Group – People w/PD, Family/Friends
2nd Wednesday 1:30-3:00
Church of the Beatitudes, Patio Room 555 W. Glendale Ave, Phoenix AZ 85021
Kristina Watts: kristina.watts@dignityhealth.org or 602-406-4921

Phoenix – NE Valley Young Onset Wellness Group (30’s-50’s)
Monthly meetings/outings
Various locations Phoenix AZ
Brian Vietri: bvietri@msn.com

Phoenix – SE Valley Young Onset Wellness Group (30’s-50’s)
Monthly meetings/outings
Various locations Phoenix AZ
Brian Baehr: bbaehr@grayhawk.com

Phoenix – Valley Young Onset Wellness Group (30’s-50’s)
Quarterly dinner meetings
Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center 240 W. Thomas Rd, Phoenix AZ 85013
Kristina Watts: kristina.watts@dignityhealth.org or 602-406-4921

Phoenix – Evening Support Group – People w/PD, Family/Friends
4th Tuesday, 5:30-7:00 pm
Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center 240 W. Thomas Rd, Phoenix AZ 85013
Patty Hatton: patty.hatton@dignityhealth.org or 602-406-3840

Phoenix – LBD Support Group – Care Partners
1st Friday 12:30-2:00 pm
Banner Alzheimer’s Institute 3rd floor Conference Room 901 E Willetta st, Phoenix AZ 85001
602-839-6850

Prescott Support Group – People w/PD, Family/Friends
3rd Thursdays 10:00-11:30
First Evangelical Lutheran Church 231 W. Smoke Tree Lane, Prescott AZ 86301
Kay Bolander: kaybopres@cableone.net or 928-778-2242

Saddlebrooke Support Group – People w/PD, Family/Friends
Perky Parkies
3rd Thursday, 1:30-3:00
64500 E. Saddlebrooke Blvd., Craft Center #3, Saddlebrooke AZ 85737
Vera Shury: Vera@libertyscience.com or 520-275-8755

Scottsdale – North – People w/PD, Family/Friends
1st Thursdays 10:30-Noon
Desert Mission United Methodist Church 7373 E. Dixileta, Scottsdale AZ 85266
Marilyn Ware: mkwareaz@gmail.com or 480-488-8538

Scottsdale – North – Recently Diagnosed (Less than 2 years)
2nd Friday 10:00- 11:30
HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital 9630 E. Shea Blvd, Scottsdale AZ 85260
Patty Hatton: patty.hatton@dignityhealth.org or 602-406-3840

Scottsdale Caregiver Support Group – Care Partners only
4th Friday, 10:00-Noon
HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital 9630 E. Shea Blvd, Scottsdale AZ 85260
Hollie Green: hollie.green@hospicewestaz.com or 602-396-9372

Scottsdale – People w/PD, Family/Friends
Scottsdale Coffee Talk
2nd & 4th Tuesday 9:30-10:30
HonorHealth Rehabilitation Hospital 8850 E. Pima Center Parkway, Scottsdale AZ 85258
Jennifer Salmon: jsalmon@honorhealth-rehab.com or 480-800-3900

Scottsdale – People w/PD who want to SING
Tremble Clefs
Thursdays 4:00-6:00 (except vacation in July/August)
1700 N. Granite Rd., Scottsdale AZ 85257
Sun Joo Lee:  ssoli96@hotmail.com or 480-274-3206

Sierra Vista Support Group – People w/PD, Family/Friends
3rd Tuesday 1:15-3:00 except June, July & August
Sierra Vista United Methodist Church, Serenity Room On the corner of Buffalo Soldier Trail and St. Andrews, Sierra Vista AZ 85636
Carol Chamberlain: crl_chamberlain@yahoo.com or 520-678-8309

Sun City – W Valley LBD Support Group – Care Partners
4th Tuesday 10:30-Noon Banner Sun Health Research Institute Bldg. C Conference Room 10515 W. Sante Fe Drive Sun City AZ 85351
Veronica Flores 623-832-3248

Sun City – Coffee Talk – People w/PD, Family/Friends
Banner Neuro Wellness West
Fridays 10:00-11:00
Banner Sun Health Research Institute Bldg. B Morin Auditorium 10515 W Santa Fe Drive Sun City AZ 85351
Veronica Flores 623-832-3248

Sun City – Caregiver’s Support Group – Care Partners
Banner Neuro Wellness West
1st Thursday 11:00 AM – noon
Banner Sun Health Research Institute Bldg. A Conference Room 10515 W Santa Fe Drive Sun City AZ 85351
Veronica Flores 623-832-3248

Sun City – People w/PD who want to SING
Tremble Clefs
Wednesdays, 10:00-12:30 11025 N. 111th Ave., Sun City AZ
Sun Joo Lee: ssoli96@hotmail.com or 480-274-3206

Sun City West – People w/PD, Family/Friends
4th Thursday 3:00-4:30
Restorative Life Enrichment 15800 Del Webb Blvd, Sun City AZ 85351
Renee Rizzo: rrizzo@benevilla.org or 623-584-4999
Regina Thibideau: rthibideau@benevilla.org or 623-584-4999

Sun City West – People w/PD, Family/Friends
3rd Tuesday 3:00-4:30
Shepherd of the Hills United Methodist Church 13658 Meeker Blvd, Sun City West AZ 85375
Connie Danks:  623-584-4999

Surprise/Sun City Grand – People w/PD, Family/Friends
1st Tuesday 10:00-11:30
Cimarron Center17100 W Clearview Blvd, Surprise, AZ
Patty Hatton: patty.hatton@dignityhealth.org or 602-406-3840

Surprise – People w/PD, Family/Friends
3rd Wednesday 1:30-2:30pm
Fellowship Square, 16477  W Bell Rd, Surprise AZ 85375
Renee Rizzo: renee@cypresshomecare.com or 602-448-4060

Tucson Support Group – People w/PD, Family/Friends
3rd Tuesday 2:00-3:30
TMC’s El Dorado Health Campus 1400 N. Wilmot, Tucson AZ 85715
Michele Grise: mgrise@apdaparkinson.org or 520-326-5400

Tucson Support Group – People w/PD, Family/Friends
2nd Tuesday 6:00-7:30pm
Center for Neurosciences 2450 E. River Rd, Tucson AZ 85718
Monica Zuniga-Quesnel: Mzuniga-Quesnel@neurotucson.com or 520-795-7750

Tucson – Midtown – PD Pals Support Group Lunch – Midtown – People w/PD, Family/Friends
3rd Monday Noon-1:30
Fronimo’s 3242 E. Speedway, Tucson AZ 85716
(The parking is in the back, off of Speedway)
Sandi Larriva: sglarriva81@yahoo.com

Tucson – West Tucson Support Group – People w/PD, Family/Friends
2nd Tuesday 2:00-3:30pm
The Fountains at La Cholla 2001 Rudasil Rd, Tucson AZ 85704
Abbie Stone: AStone@watermarkcommunities.com or 520-797-2001

Yuma Support Group – People w/PD, Family/Friends
1st Monday 9:00-11:00
Daybreakers Café 10800 E. Frontage Rd (I-8 exit 12, behind Barnney’s), Yuma AZ 85367
Beverly Ribaudo: YumaBev@gmail.com or 928-246-2876