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CSRA Parkinson Support Group

Based in Augusta, GA, the CSRA Parkinson Support Group has been dedicated to supporting individuals and families affected by Parkinson’s disease (PD) in counties in Georgia and South Carolina for over 20 years.  We reach out locally through our monthly meetings, lunch get-togethers, monthly newsletter, health fairs and wellness programs.  We support PD research through the locally based Augusta University and the Veteran’s Administration, and through contributions to national organizations.

News

Save the Date: POP Walk 2016

Saturday, October 1st
First Baptist Church Augusta

In honor of our 25th year, we are reinventing our annual fundraising and awareness walk. Introducing: POP Walk, or the People of Parkinson’s Walk. Parkinson’s disease affects us all, whether we are patients, families, friends, co-workers, healthcare professionals, spiritual leaders, business leaders, or students. We are the People of Parkinson’s. We will gather on October 1st, 2016 to walk, stretch, dance, build teams, share laughter and tears, learn about Parkinson’s, participate in exercise demonstrations, honor the memory of those we’ve lost, and raise funds and awareness to fight Parkinson’s disease.

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Introducing: the Respite Care Grant Program

We are excited to announce that applications for our new Respite Care Grant Program for people with Parkinson’s disease and their care-partners are available now! You can learn more at our chapter meetings or click here for more information.

Support Group Meetings & Other Resources

Join us at the CSRA Parkinson Support Group’s monthly meetings for a potluck meal, a speaker or special program, sharing, and fellowship.  Printed materials and exhibits are available to help our members better understand the disease and to find resources for managing the challenges of living with Parkinson’s.  There are no membership fees.

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