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Care Partner Resources

COVID 19 Update: This time of social distancing does not have to mean social isolation. We have compiled a list of online support groups and discussion boards from our national and local partners for easy access in one, easy to find place. These programs can help keep you engaged and connected with the community from right inside your home.

Please check back as we will continue to add resources as they become available.

Care Partner Support Groups

Caregiver Forum 

This will be a online meeting designed to provide support for caregivers who may not have access to their usual support systems right now due to COVID-19.   If you provide care to a Person with Parkinson’s, please join us!

       Date: Wednesdays
       Time: 2:00 pm- 3:00 pm

Register for this free group by visiting the PDWELL calendar and clicking on the program you would like to attend. Once you register, you will receive a link that can be used to access all of the online support groups and classes. 

 

Parkinson’s Caregivers Support Group

The Parkinson’s caregiver support group meets once a month to provide support to those caring for people with Parkinson’s disease. 

Date: First Monday of each month
Time: 7:00 pm

Registration is required to access this FREE support group. Click here to register today!

Resilience Online!™ Support Group: Care Partners

Join Anissa Mitchell, LCSW for a virtual gathering of people impacted by movement disorders. You are invited to join your peers on Zoom to share tips, ask questions, and get social despite social distancing.

       Date: Thursdays
       Time: 4:30 pm

Launch the Resilience Online™ Support Group for Care Partners here

Resilience Online!™ Support Group: Individuals with Loved Ones in a Facility

Join Anissa Mitchell, LCSW for a virtual gathering of people impacted by movement disorders. You are invited to join your peers on Zoom to share tips, ask questions, and get social despite social distancing.

       Date: Fridays
       Time: 3:00 pm

Launch the Resilience Online™ Support Group for Individuals with Loved Ones in a Facility here

Smart Patients Caregivers Community

The Family Caregiver Alliance has partnered with Smart Patients to create the Smart Patients Caregivers Community. This online community is a discussion board for patients and caregivers to share interact, and learn from each other in a safe, supportive environment. 

When you join a discussion group, you’ll connect with other people who share your same interests, challenges, and hopes with a variety of topics. This offers an alternative to in-person support groups!


Care Partner Events

Care Partner Virtual Session
with Connie Carpenter Phinney

       Date: Wednesday, June 3
       Time: 2:00 pm

Come learn with the Davis Phinney Foundation about navigating the world of the care partner in a positive way with Connie Carpenter Phinney, wife of Davis Phinney. The workshop focuses on the importance of self-care, the significance of social engagement, strategies for navigating your role. and practical tips for taking care of your own well-being

Registration is now open –  register here today!


Care Partner Webinars

Thursday, August 20 Wills, Trusts, and Estate Planning

Thursday, November 19 –  Planning for the Holidays: Hassles, Hobbies, and the Hallelujah Chorus


Click below to explore:
Online Exercise Classes
Online Support Groups
Online Therapy
Webinars
Care Partner Resources
Zoom Tutorials