Parkinson Disease Education and Support Group of Greater Lafayette
Dr. Huber coordinates a support group for people with Parkinson disease. Meetings are held on one Thursday of each month unless otherwise noted. Meetings run from 5-6 PM. All meetings through the end of 2020 will be held using Zoom. Click on the schedule below to find meeting IDs and Passcodes for all upcoming meetings.
If you would like to join our Support Group Mailing list, contact Sandy Snyder at 765-494-6488 or email@example.com.
Please consider joining our Facebook group too: https://www.facebook.com/groups/LafayettePDSupportGroup/
Additional resources can be found at the website of the Parkinson’s Awareness Association of Central Indiana (PAACI).
We hope to meet in person in 2021 at our usual space, which is graciously provided by Westminster Village where we meet at LIVE WELL Fitness and Rehab Center. Westminster Village is at 2741 North Salisbury St. Please use the third entrance off of Salisbury St. There is plenty of parking available near the LIVE WELL Center.
If you are interested in being a participant for one of our studies, please email or call Sandy Snyder (firstname.lastname@example.org or 765-494-6488). Make sure to indicate which study you are interested in, where you live, and your phone number. We regularly need older adults with and without Parkinson disease to participate in our studies, and we are currently recruiting for a fully virtual telemedicine study.
Assessment and Treatment at Purdue University
The M.D. Steer Clinic at Purdue University offers speech, language, swallowing, and hearing evaluations and treatment. To find out more information or to make an appointment, please call 765-494-3789.
Donations to Support Research
If you would like to make a donation to support the research we are doing, please contact the Purdue Research Foundation. If you call (800-319-2199), tell them that you would like to make a donation to support the research being conducted by Jessica Huber. They have a gift account established for this purpose. You can also make the donation online (giving.purdue.edu) by choosing “Give Now” on the upper panel. Choose “Other” for the designation area and put Jessica Huber in the instructions.
Rock Steady Boxing
Many members of our local PD community participate in the Rock Steady Boxing community. During the COVID-19 Pandemic, events are happening weekly on Tuesdays at 4:00pm in the parking lot at Covenant Church (211 Knox Dr, West Lafayette, IN 47906). More information can be found at the group’s Facebook Page.
Chad Welch with Rock Steady Boxing Lafayette announced that they are having a Parkinson’s Community Walk on Saturday, July 17, 2021 at Columbia Park. SAVE THE DATE!! More information to come as it gets closer to the event date.