Parkinson’s Support Group

St. Augustine Parkinson’s Disease Support Group

The St. Augustine Parkinson’s Disease Support Group is committed to giving patients with Parkinson’s disease (PD) and their care partners access to researchers, health care practitioners, and each other.

The group meets monthly, hosting social gatherings and educational guest speakers. We also have special events to help fund raise and raise awareness to support our local Parkinson’s Community.

All of the meetings and events are free and open to the public. No registration is required. Communication about upcoming meetings and events occurs through our support group email list. Please contact the support group coordinator, Dr Melanie Lomaglio, via text, or voice message at (904) 501-8779. Alternatively, you can email her at melanie.neuropt@gmail.com

UPCOMING EVENTS 2022

SPECIAL SERIES supported by the Parkinson's Foundation: "Painting Art Classes with professional artist Jenna Alexandra!"

Location: The Parkinson's Health Center at STARS rehab: 4320 A1A South, Suite 3. St. Augustine Beach.

Dates: Friday May 13th and May 20th, 2022

Time: 3pm to 430pm

Instructor: Johnathon Buxton (Paul Hebbler, DPT and Melanie Lomaglio, DPT to assist)

Course Description:: Free painting classes with local artist Jenna Alexandra. Classes are open to people with Parkinson's and their care partners.

Please contact Melanie Lomaglio at 904-501-8779 or melanie.neuroPT@gmail.com to register as this program is space limited.

BOOK CLUB

Location: The Parkinson's Health Center at STARS rehab:. 4320 A1A South, Suite 3. St. Augustine Beach.

Dates: Friday June 10th

Time: 2:45pm to 3:45pm

Course Description:: Ending Parkinson's Disease: A Prescription for Action. By Ray Dorsey, MD, Todd Sherer, PHD, Michael Okun, MD, Bastiaan Bloem, MD PhD.

Bring your favorite sweet or savory snack to share. No RSVP needed. Come prepared to discuss your aha moments from this thought provoking book.

*Links to previously recorded meetings*: