Grand Rapids Area Support


Covenant Village of the Great Lakes Support Group

Covenant Village residents and non-residents are welcome to attend.

Where:

Covenant Village of the Great Lakes
2510 Lake Michigan Drive, Grand Rapids, MI  49504
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When:

This Support Group meets EVERY SECOND THURSDAY of EACH month, from 10:00am until 11:00am.

Additional Information:

Contact Don Butcher at [email protected].


Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) Support Group

It is for those who have had or are considering DBS surgery, along with their families.  This group is sponsored by St. Mary’s Hauenstein Parkinson’s Clinic.

Where:

Mercy Health Saint Mary’s, Hauenstein Neuroscience Center
220 Cherry Street SE,  Grand Rapids, MI  49503
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Group will meet in Community Education Room.

When:

Times Vary based on Season and reservations.

Additional Information:

Contact Julie Sager, Nurse Clinician, at 616-685-5438 to verify meeting times and location.


Mercy Health – Parkinson’s Disease Support Group

A support and education group for people with Parkinson’s Disease, family members, and friends. Beverages and light snack provided.

Where:

Mercy Heath Saint Mary’s, The Wege Center
300 Lafayette S.E., Grand Rapids, MI  49503 (Google Map Link)
Group will meet in Rooms 7/9, directly behind Mercy Health St. Mary’s Campus.
Parking is recommended in the free parking garage behind the Wege Center.  Parking entrance is on Lafayette.

When:

This Support Group meets EVERY THIRD THURSDAY of EACH month, from 6:00pm until 7:30pm.

Additional Information:

Contact Margaret (Thome) Szarowicz, LMSW, at [email protected] or 616-685-5433.


Partners in Parkinson (PIP)

Each meeting is for lunch, sharing, and caring.  ‘Call ahead’ reservations are recommended to let Support Leaders plan attendance size.  Lunch is self-pay (ie., participant paid).

Where:

Grand Traverse Pie Company
3224 28th St. SE  Grand Rapids, MI  49512
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When:

This Support Group meets EVERY SECOND TUESDAY of EACH month, starting at 12:15pm. (Meetings usually last around 60-90 minutes.)

Additional Information:

For Reservations, contact Lynette Hooker at 616-455-5748 or [email protected].


Spectrum Health – Parkinson’s Disease Support Group

Each meeting will cover various topics beneficial to all people impacted by Parkinson’s Disease, directly or indirectly.  If there is a particular subject or issue you would like to have discussed, please feel free to reach out to Allison Honderd to have the topic added to an upcoming meeting.

Where:

Schuler Books and Music
2660 28th St SE, Grand Rapids, MI  49512
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This Support Group meets in the Studio in the back of the store.

When:

This Support Group meets EVERY SECOND THURSDAY of EACH month, from 6:30pm until 8:00pm.

Additional Information:

Contact Nurse Navigator Allison Honderd ([email protected] , 616-447-3471) or Jody (616-267-7104).