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July 2008 Meeting

December 2008 Meeting

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The Columbia Parkinson's Support Group is incorporated in South Carolina is a 501(c)3 non-profit. The mission of the Columbia Parkinson's Support Group is to provide the Parkinson's Community with a safe environment to obtain SUPPORT, INFORMATION, EDUCATION, create AWARENESS about Parkinson's Disease, and FUND RAISING to further research for the cure of Parkinson's Disease.

Our support group is located in the midlands of South Carolina; serving the counties of (but not limited to) Calhoun, Fairfield, Kershaw, Lexington, Orangeburg, Newberry, Richland, Saluda, and Sumter for over 25 years!

Meetings are open to anyone regardless of race, color, and national or ethnic origin. We welcome anyone afflicted with Parkinson's disease; anyone who has an interest in Parkinson's disease; as well as all visitors, family, friends, and guests to our monthly meetings.
There is no cost to attend our meetings.
Sept 2008 Meeting
Open Forum September 21, 2008
Photo by Dottie Gantt
You and Your Guests Are Always Welcome!  Please don't forget, we always welcome any guests to come with you.  The more your family, friends, neighbors, business associates, or anyone who has an interest in Parkinson's disease can learn about Parkinson's disease, the more support they can provide.  We always welcome students from our universities and colleges - and professionals from the medical community!
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NOTICE ---->> OUR JULY MEETING WILL HAVE A TEMPORARY LOCATION CHANGE
CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE LOCATION CHANGE

For our July meeting we will have two special topics
"How To Have End of Life Conversations and Making Hospice Decisions"

CLICK ON THIS LINK FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE TOPIC AND SPEAKERS

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Caregivers - Join Us For A Parkinson’s Caregiver Support Group Meeting
It Meets at "Leeza's Care Connection"
2nd and 4th Tuesday from 11:30am-1:00pm
Free Lunch provided by Dunbar Funeral Home.

Due to severe storm damage the meeting will temporarily be held at
Saint Mary’s Episcopal Church is located at 170 St Andrews Rd, Columbia, SC 29210
(across the street from Leeza’s Care Connection).

Note: Patients are welcome to accompany the caregivers. After lunch they will be taken to a separate room for activities with trained personnal.

CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION http://www.leezascareconnection.org/

Visit our "Caregivers / Care Partners" page for useful information
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Uncle Sam WE NEED YOU!!!
Like any other support group, our monthly programs, and services are made possible because of our wonderful Volunteers, who donate their time, their many talents, resources, and other types of contributions.   We always need Volunteers to help our support group.

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to read a personal letter from a Volunteer, who found out that being a Volunteer improved her life.

If you are interested, and want more information about Volunteering,, please feel free to contact us at Email contact@columbiaparkinsonsupportgroup.org
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Learn more about the Columbia Parkinson's Support Group - "ABOUT US" and "ABOUT OUR MEETINGS & PROGRAMS"

"I have Parkinson's Disease, but Parkinson's Disease doesn't have me!"
Contributed by Dr. Ben Herz


WHAT IS "NEWS JUST FOR YOU"?

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Click here to visit our NEWS JUST FOR YOU for news and information of interest provided and updated often "Just For You!"
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"Life does not end with a Parkinson's Disease diagnosis."
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We respect your privacy and will not share your personal information with anyone else.


Visit Our Website Often

We update our website often to help keep you informed about our support group, information, and events about Parkinson's disease. We welcome and encourage you to Give Us Feedback on how we can improve our web site.

Help Us to Help You - Your Donations Matter
Our programs and services are made possible because of the financial support of you and our membership donors. We need your donations to continue to provide you and the Parkinson's Community with support, information, education, awareness, and to raise funds to help find a cure for Parkinson's. Click here to donate

Volunteer to Help
Donations do not always have to be financial or about money. While every dollar counts, you can also donate and contribute your time and your talents to help us. Volunteering to any cause that's important to you can be extremely gratifying. Click here to volunteer
Duncan our mascot dog
"Duncan"
Photo by Dr. Ben Herz

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At the Parkinson Round Table Blog - A great place for conversation, discussion, and exchange. Visit our Blog and join in on the conversation.
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“Every PD patient is unique and everything about his or her disease is specific to him or her and ONLY to him or her. PD has only one time - NOW, the present. The previous hours do not forecast how you are going to feel. The only thing that is predictable about this disease is its unpredictably.”
~~Written by Rick Kramer and Margaret Tuchman~~
 
Thank You!
"Thank You" for visiting our website -and- "Thank You" for supporting and caring about those with Parkinson's Disease and the Parkinson Community..

 
 
 
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