Central Illinois Parkinson's Support Group

Central Illinois Parkinson's Support Group

Mission
To educate, coordinate and provide activities for persons diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease, their care partners, and others working with Parkinson’s and Parkinson’s-like diseases.

Vision
An improved life for those living with Parkinson’s and Parkinson’s-like diseases.

The Central Illinois Parkinson’s Support Group is involved with and supports functions throughout the community that help improve the lives of people living with Parkinson’s and Parkinson’s-like diseases.

Meetings
Our meetings are held on the first Saturday of the month starting at 1:30pm at OSF PromptCare, 5114 N. Glen Park Place, Peoria. There are a few months where the location will change. Please call (309) 699-7394 or email pd@cipdsupportgroup.org for location and program information.

Third Friday Discussion Group
2500 N. Main Street, East Peoria, IL 61611
(309) 634-6357

An open discussion group that will focus on a different Parkinson’s related topic each month. Meets the third Friday of each month from 12 to 2pm.

Atypical Parkinson's Support Group
2500 N. Main Street, East Peoria, IL 61611
(309) 634-6357
Provides support and information to people diagnosed with Atypical Parkinsonism, Multiple System Atrophy (MSA), Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP) and others.

Partnerships
The Central Illinois Parkinson’s Support Group also partners with community organizations that serve people living with Parkinson’s by providing information and resources to promote education and attendance.

  • Rock Steady Boxing Peoria—5629 N. Galena Road, Peoria Heights, IL 61616, (309) 682-9348. Gives people with Parkinson’s disease hope by improving their quality of life through a non-contact boxing-based fitness curriculum.
  • Parkinson’s Exercise Class—RiverPlex Recreation and Wellness Center, 600 NE Water Street, Peoria, IL 61603, (309) 282-1617. A group-based exercise program for Parkinson’s patients led by an OSF physical therapist.
  • SPEAK OUT! and Loud Crowd—OSF HealthCare Outpatient Rehabilitation, 6501 N. Sheridan Road, Peoria, IL 61614, (309) 621-4111. Parkinson Voice Project has developed an effective program that combines education, individual speech therapy (SPEAK OUT!) and ongoing group sessions (The LOUD Crowd).

How to Help
If you would like to help support our programs and events, please email pd@cipdsupportgroup.org.


Central Illinois Parkinson's Support Group
1744 Kingsbury Road
Washington, IL 61571
(309) 699-7394
(309) 219-1210
cipdsupportgroup.org
pd@cipdsupportgroup.org


Facebook: @centralillinoisparkinsonssupportgroup
Twitter: @PdPeoria
Instagram: @peoriaparkinsongroup

Roger Halleen, roger@cipdsupportgroup.org