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The Columbia Parkinson's Support Group is incorporated as a non-profit in the State of South Carolina. 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 mid-lands of South Carolina; serving the counties of (but not limited to) Calhoun, Fairfield, Kershaw, Lexington, Orangeburg, Newberry, Richland, Saluda, and Sumter.

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
September 21, 2008
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Please Bring Guests:  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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Part of our support group's Mission is to help create Awareness about Parkinson's disease within the State of South Carolina and elsewhere. One of our on-going annual activities to achieve this, is working with the Governor of South Carolina to issue a Proclamation declaring each year that the month of April is Parkinson's Awareness month.

On April 24, 2014, we celebrated Parkinson's Awareness Month with a very special event at the South Carolina Statehouse with Governor Nikki Haley

Members of SC Parkinson's Community meet with SC Governor Nikki Haley for April 24, 2014 Parkinson's Awareness event.
Photo by Zach Pippin, Governor Halley's Official Photographer


On April 24, 2014, the Columbia Parkinson's Support Group along with other members of the SC Parkinson's Community met with Governor Nikki Haley for a reading of the SC April 2014 Parkinson's Awareness Proclamation.

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THE DAVIS PHINNEY VICTORY SUMMITT IS COMING TO GREENVILLE, SC THE WEEKEND OF NOVEMBER 15th, 2014!

SAVE THE DATE - AND MAKE YOUR PLANS TO ATTEND!


THIS IS ONE PARKINSON'S SYMPOSIUM YOU DO NOT WANT TO MISS!


On Saturday, November 15, 2014,  join the Davis Phinney Foundation and our South Carolina partners for the centerpiece event of the weekend: The Victory Summit® symposium. This national educational event is a moving day of information and inspiration, featuring dynamic presentations from leading movement disorder neurologists and therapists from across the country. It’s an upbeat, fast-paced event of community and connection, filled with laughter and conversation. You will leave feeling motivated and armed with tools to help you be more involved in your own treatment and to improve your quality of life. As one attendee said, “I left this event with the knowledge and hope of how to live well with my Parkinson’s.”

Click below for information and registration
http://www.davisphinneyfoundation.org/victory-summit/upcoming-victory-summits/victory-summit-upstate-sc/
The Victory Summit® symposia series focuses on the things people living with Parkinson’s disease can do today to improve the quality of their lives – from learning about the latest research and treatment options to participating in demonstrations of yoga, speech therapy, exercise programs, and other activities. Featuring nationally recognized researchers, clinicians and physical therapists in movement disorders field, The Victory Summit symposia deliver up-to-date information and practical tools that people with Parkinson’s can use to live well today.

Featuring nationally recognized researchers, clinicians and physical therapists in movement disorders field, The Victory Summit® symposia deliver up-to-date information and practical tools that people with Parkinson’s can use to live well today. The Victory Summit is free for people with Parkinson’s, their family and care partners, but you must register to attend. Click the buttons for more information or to register for upcoming events.

For more information about what a Davis Phinney Victory Summit is all about - click on this link
below


http://www.davisphinneyfoundation.org/victory-summit/
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DO YOU WANT TO KNOW ABOUT COMING EVENTS?


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For information about any special events, our monthly meetings, and other calendar events, click here to go to our CALENDAR pages

WHAT IS "NEWS JUST FOR YOU"?


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Be sure to visit our NEWS JUST FOR YOU web page for news and information of interest provided and updated often, "Just For You!"
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"I have Parkinson's Disease, but Parkinson's Disease doesn't have me!"
Contributed by Dr. Ben Herz



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"Life does not end with a Parkinson's Disease diagnosis."
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We update our site often to help keep you informed about our support group and with information 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
Our programs and services are possible because of the financial support of its members, and individual 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
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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 unpredictability.”
~~Written by Rick Kramer and Margaret Tuchman~~
 
Thank You!
Thank You for visiting our web site -and- Thank You for supporting and caring about those with Parkinson's Disease.

 
 
 
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