Living with Parkinson’s can be overwhelming and by its very nature unpredictable. Each day may be different from the last, and some days are simply better than others. Support groups bring together those in similar circumstances, offering a chance to learn from each other’s experiences and challenges.
Holy Angels Byzantine Catholic Church
2235 Galahad Road
Specifically for those caring for a person with Progressive Supranuclear Palsy, Multiple Symptom Atrophy, and Corticobasal Degeneration.
3rd Thursday 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.
Thornton Hospital (SDG&E Room)
9300 Campus Point Dr.
This group supports those living with Atypical forms of Parkinson's, including Progressive Supranuclear Palsy, Multiple Symptom Atrophy and Corticobasal Degeneration.
1st Tuesday 10:00 to 11:00 a.m.
Norman Park Senior Center
270 “F” Street
Serving those living with Parkinson's, their care partners and family members living in the South Bay communities of San Diego.
3rd Tuesday 10:00 to 11:30 a.m.
Joslyn Senior Center (DEBB Room)
210 East Park Ave.
This group serves the North County Inland areas of San Diego.
1st Wednesday 2:00 to 3:00 p.m.
Serra Mesa/Kearney Mesa Library
9005 Aero Dr.
This group is designed for those diagnosed within the past 2 years, and their family members and care partners.
3rd Wednesday 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.
YMCA (Hazard Center Campus)
7610 Hazard Center Dr.
Membership at the YMCA is not required for participation in the support group.
1st Friday 1:00 to 2:30 p.m.
La Mesa Adult Enrichment Center
8450 La Mesa Blvd.
This group serves San Diego's East County region.
UCSD Shiley-Marcos Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center
8950 Villa La Jolla Dr., Suite C-129
This group is a program of the UCSD Shiley-Marcos Alzheimer's Disease Research Center.
1st and 3rd Friday 3:00 to 4:30 p.m.
Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine
10820 N. Torrey Pines Rd.
This group focuses on the connection between the mind and body, stressing the benefits of physical exercise.
1st Wednesday, 2-3:30 PM
This group focuses on people in the earlier stages of Parkinson's.
4th Wednesday 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.
Murrieta Senior Center
41717 Juniper St.
This group serves the south western portion of Riverside County.
1st Wednesday 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.
3535 Manchester Ave.
2nd Wednesday 10:00 a.m. to Noon
Gloria E. McClellan Senior Center
1400 Vale Terrace
The North County Parkinson's Support Group encompasses the meetings in both Cardiff and Vista. This highly organized group has a Board of Directors, social activities and more.
1st Wednesday 7:00 to 8:30 p.m.
Health Services Complex (San Diego Room)
3851 Rosecrans St.
The Point Loma Support Group provides an evening meeting for those who may have trouble attending daytime meetings.
Parkinson’s Support Group for Veterans
Offered by UCSD vy VA-SD Healthcare System
This group is a partnership of The Parkinson's Association and UCSD/VA Healthcare System.
3rd Thursday 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Parkinson’s Association of San Diego
8555 Aero Dr., Ste 308
This group is specifically designed for those diagnosed with Parkinson's at a younger age.