Welcome to the Point Loma Parkinson's Support Group website, our neighborhood on the web! Unless noted otherwise in the box to the right, we meet on the first Wednesday evening of every month from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. in the San Diego Health Services Complex at 3851 Rosecrans Street, San Diego.

Visitors are welcome to our meetings and if you have Parkinson's yourself, or know someone who does, you are especially welcome to come by and spend some time with us in a caring, sharing and compassionate environment.

In the meantime, feel free to browse through our website.

The Point Loma Parkinson's Group website is unique in that it contains a 'stand alone' Search Feature'. This site contains an ever growing amount of information and links to many websites with even more information. To make access to all this as easy as possible, we have included the search feature and our database is continually updated. A limitation of the search program is that it will not store or search for words with less than four (4) letters. Should you be have a problem searching for something you believe ought to be in these pages, please contact the webmaster for assistance.

This website last updated on: June 2, 2016

This site is intended to provide general information only and should not be considered as replacement for consultation with a medical professional. Disclaimer – The information on this website is provided on an “as is” basis. The user assumes all responsibility for its use.

Next Meeting:
Wednesday, June 1, 2016 6:30 p.m.
San Diego Health Services Complex

In The Spotlight:

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  • Moving Forward with Parkinson’s Disease: Point Loma PD Group member Martin Adler was recently interviewed by Scripps Health News regarding life with Parkinson’s Disease after Deep Brain Stimulation Surgery. To watch his story, click here.
  • Have Fun ’Til You’re Done - Estate Planning 101”: Free, but you must register. For more information, click here.
  • The Take Me Home Program is a regional photo-based information system hosted by the San Diego Sheriff’s Department and accessible by all law enforcement agencies in the County. It is designed to assist law enforcement personnel during contacts with members of the community who have disabilities such as, but not limited to Autism, Dementia, Alzheimer’s, Down syndrome, deafness or developmental disabilities. The program promotes communication and gives aw enforcement personnel access to critical information about the individual enrolled. The Take Me Home Program can provide emergency contact information, detailed physical descriptions, and photograph of the individual, known routines, favorite attractions, or special needs of the individual. This information can assist in communicating with, locating a residence for, or handling an emergency involving an individual with special needs. This program has photo recognition technology attached to it. If an individual is located and cannot communicate, a photograph of the individual can be taken in the field, sent electronically and checked against those in the Take Me Home Program data base. For more information or to register, click here.
  • “Third Thursdays Webinars on Parkinson’s Research” Click here to register to participate live or choose from the video archive on the Michael J. Fox website.
  • In 2006, Rock Steady Boxing became the first gym in the country dedicated to the fight against Parkinson’s when it opened in Marion County, Indiana. Rock Steady Boxing now is open in San Diego!
  • Learn more about the Mediterranean Diet: Food Pyramid
  • Harvard School of Public Health Mediterranean Diet and Workplace Health

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