Classes, Events and Support Groups in Downtown Chicago

Classes, Events and Support Groups in Downtown Chicago

Classes, Events and Support Groups in Downtown Chicago

Parkinson's Disease and Huntington's Disease

Many of these classes and events are available at no cost, but we need to know in advance that you want to join. Fill out this form or contact Erin Cecchi, LCSW, erin.cecchi@nm.org, to get more information.

For classes and meetings that are described as virtual or online, you will receive information via email about how to join after you register. All times are Central time.

Parkinson’s Disease Patient and Family Symposium
Date and time: Once a year on a Saturday morning in the fall.
Location: Virtual event
Cost:None
Contact: To receive details when they are ready, e-mail Erin Cecchi, LCSW, erin.cecchi@nm.org.

Parkinson’s Disease 101
This informational class provides an overview about Parkinson’s disease, including the history, causes, symptoms and treatments.
Dates: May 19, August 18 and November 17
Time: 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Location: Online (Zoom)
Cost: None

Second City’s Improv for People with Parkinson’s Disease and their Care Partners
Learn improvisational theater exercises that can improve your emotional, physical and spiritual well-being. Space is limited, so you must register in advance. 
Dates and Time: 8-week sessions offered at different times throughout the year
Location: Online (Zoom)
Cost: $10 per class; $80 for all 8 sessions

Art Therapy for Parkinson’s Disease
Use various art forms and materials to explore your feelings and strengthen the mind-body connection. Art therapy is a mental health service, provided by an art therapist who has training from the Institute for Therapy through the Arts. Space is limited, so you must register in advance.
Date: 3rd Monday of the month
Time: 10 to 11 am
Location: Online (Zoom)
Cost: None

Chair Yoga for Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders
Date: 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th Tuesday of the month
Time: 2 to 3 pm
Location: Online (Zoom)
Cost: None

Fill out this form or contact Erin Cecchi, LCSW, erin.cecchi@nm.org, to get more information.