The New Jersey Chapter is one of many Chapters of the American Parkinson Disease Association (APDA). As the grassroots organization for Parkinson's disease, the NJ Chapter of APDA and its Information & Referral Center (I&R Center) are committed to programs and activities for people with Parkinson's disease and their Caregivers.
This local network forms the basis of the grassroots campaign to help raise Parkinson's disease awareness and overcome the unique challenges of living with Parkinson's disease.
The Chapter's members are its greatest supporters, giving of their time and financial resources to strengthen the grassroots effort. Through greater awareness and broad community, corporate and charitable support, the Chapter will achieve its goal to extend local assistance programs to the farthest reaches of its geographic territory.
Parkinson's Movement Class takes place every Wednesday from 1-2 at the Virtua Rohrer Center, 2309 Evesham Rd Voorhees $60 for any 6 classes. Free to members of the Rohrer Center. Free Trial Class is available. Call 856-325-5300 for further information
Qi Gong takes place at 11 AM the the second Thursday of July, August and September at the Willingboro Library, 220 Willingboro Way, Willingboro. For further info call 877-6668. Join us! There is no cost.
5k Run/Walk & 1/2 Mile Fun Run
Sunday, October 26, 2014
For information on
Medicines in Development on Parkinson's Disease
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Workshops and Symposiums
A six week course on Living with a Chronic Disease is available when a group is formed for it. In Burlington County it will be held in Westampton. 8-20 people are needed to form the group. Provides excellent information on adjusting to situations. Courses now available in Burlington County but people in Camden County also have programs available. Contact Myra 609-304-5761 sharing your time preferences for the program.
Philadelphia Museum Workshop for People with
Parkinson's Disease and their Caregivers,
"I'VE GOT MY EYE ON YOU" is the theme for July.
Three hour program including two hours studio work
and one hour touring the Museum.
Choose a time to go…July 9,16,17,or 23rd.
Cost $10 for Person with PD, $12 parking.
Care partner is free. Call 215-684-7602
for further information and to sign up.
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