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Are you a Lay Facilitator? 

If you are a lay facilitator of a Parkinson’s Support Group in WA, AK, ID, or MT, come join us!

 

Lay Facilitator Training & Support Group
3rd Tuesday of each month
2:00-3:00 pm Pacific, via ZOOM 

  • Network with other facilitators and exchange ideas 
  • Learn more about the art of support group facilitation 
  • Get support for yourself and practice self-care 
  • Learn about community resources 
  • Get comfortable with tech in order to facilitate online 

Contact Dr. Marci Nemhauser
NW Parkinson’s Social Services Manager
206-946-6517
Dr.Marci@nwpf.org 

We are currently working on updating our extensive list of Support Groups. Please email us if you are looking for a specific location.

Click here to send us an email with specifics of city, state, and type of support group you need: info@nwpf.org

We will get back to you right away.

Current Online NWPF Support Groups

Contact Dr. Marci Nemhauser, NW Parkinson’s Social Services Manager, to be added to one or more of these groups:
206-946-6517 or Dr.Marci@nwpf.org.  She will email you the ZOOM link to the group. All groups are one-hour sessions, except for Care Partners and the Spanish Support Groups which are an hour and 30 minutes.

Once you have found your class, if on ZOOM, please email your facilitator for ZOOM meeting info.

Support Group Search
We currently support AK, ID, MT and WA.
Select either a city
or a county

ALASKA  

Anchorage

ZOOM

3rd Saturdays
3:30-5 PM AK

ZOOM (formerly Anchorage Pioneer Home, 5th Floor)

 

Please email info@nwpf.org for contact.

ALASKA  

Fairbanks

ZOOM

1st Saturdays
12-1:30 PM AK

ZOOM (formerly Bahn Thai Restaurant)

PWP & CarePartners

Please email info@nwpf.org for contact.

ALASKA  

Statewide AK

Offered In-Person and over ZOOM

3rd Tuesdays 
6 PM AK 

ZOOM and St. Brenden’s Episcopal Church & online via ZOOM

Onsite location is in JUNEAU, but available State-Wide for AK. PWP & CarePartners

Please email info@nwpf.org for contact.

ALASKA  

Sitka

In-Person ONLY

Wednesdays
4:30-5:30 pm

Mountainside Rehabilitation Clinic – Mt. Edgecumbe Medical Center

 

Please email info@nwpf.org for contact.

ALASKA  

Statewide AK

ZOOM

Email for details 
 

ZOOM

Offers groups such as “Living Mindfully w Chronic Illness, “Rare Chronic Illness” etc 

Please email info@nwpf.org for contact.

ALASKA  

Statewide AK

ZOOM

Emails for details 
 

ZOOM

DBS Connect: “Bionic Brain Club”

Sponsored by NW Parkinson’s Foundation 

Please email info@nwpf.org for contact.

ALASKA  

Statewide AK

 
 

 

Dementia-related Support Groups 

Please email info@nwpf.org for contact.

IDAHO  

Boise

In-Person Only

3rd Wednesdays
2-3 PM MT

Morning Star Senior Living

(Check with facilitator to see if they are meeting – as of 3.15.21)

Please email info@nwpf.org for contact.

IDAHO  

Boise

ZOOM

Every Wednesday
3-4 PM MT

ZOOM

Weekly Music for Movement

Please email info@nwpf.org for contact.

IDAHO  

Boise

ZOOM

3rd Thursdays
6-7 PM MT

ZOOM

Newly Diagnosed Info Meeting. RSVP Required PWP & CarePartners

Please email info@nwpf.org for contact.

IDAHO  

Caldwell/Middleton

In-Person Only

4th Mondays
12-1:30 PM MT

Caldwell YMCA

“Delay the Disease” is happening, but support group has not restarted as of 3.2.21. PWP & CarePartners

Please email info@nwpf.org for contact.

IDAHO  

Coeur d’Alene

In-Person Only

1st Thursdays
1-2:30 PM MT

Elk’s Lodge

CDA Parkinson’s Support Group. PWP and caregivers. Also Tai Chi, Singing for Wellness & Joy, Delay the Disease

Please email info@nwpf.org for contact.

IDAHO  

Coeur d’Alene

In-Person Only

3rd Thursdays
1:00:00 PM MT

MacKenzi River Grill

Women w PD

Please email info@nwpf.org for contact.

IDAHO  

Coeur d’Alene

In-Person Only

Every Thursday
12:00:00 PM MT

Elk’s Lodge

Moving to Music

Please email info@nwpf.org for contact.

IDAHO  

Idaho Falls

1st Tuesdays
2:15-3:30 PM MT

The Apple Club

Please email info@nwpf.org for contact.

IDAHO  

Jerome/Magic Valley

In-Person Only

2nd Wednesdays
1:30-3:00 PM MT

Jerome Library

On Hiatus as of 3.2021

Please email info@nwpf.org for contact.

IDAHO  

Lewiston/(Clarkson, WA)

ZOOM

2nd Mondays
1:30-3:00 PM MT

ZOOM and St Joseph Regional Cancer Center

Please email info@nwpf.org for contact.

IDAHO  

Meridian

In-Person Only

Qrtrly on a Wednesday
11:30:00 AM MT

Touchmark at Meadow Lake Village Grand Lodge

As of 3/2021, group is restarting for Touchmark residents only.

Please email info@nwpf.org for contact.

IDAHO  

Moscow

ZOOM

Last Wednesdays
2-3:30 PM MT

ZOOM (formerly Good Samaritan Village)

In search of new facilitator.

Please email info@nwpf.org for contact.

IDAHO  

Pocatello

2nd Mondays
11 AM-NOON MT

ZOOM Monte Vista Hills Rehab

PWP & CarePartners

Please email info@nwpf.org for contact.

IDAHO  

Sandpoint

ZOOM

2nd Mondays
2-3:30 PM MT

ZOOM (formerly Sandpoint Library)

PowerPAC PWP & CarePartners

Please email info@nwpf.org for contact.

IDAHO  

Statewide ID

ZOOM


ZOOM

Offers groups such as “Living Mindfully w Chronic Illness, “Rare Chronic Illness” etc

Please email info@nwpf.org for contact.

IDAHO  

Statewide ID

ZOOM

Email for Details

ZOOM

DBS Connect: “Bionic Brain Club”

Sponsored by NW Parkinson’s Foundation

Please email info@nwpf.org for contact.

IDAHO  

Statewide ID

ZOOM


ZOOM

Dementia-related support groups

Please email info@nwpf.org for contact.

MONTANA  

Bozeman (Gallatin)

In-Person ONLY

3rd Tuesday each month
1:30-3:30 PM MT

The Springs at Bozeman, 2632 Catron

PWP & CarePartners

Please email info@nwpf.org for contact.

MONTANA  

Great Falls (Central Montana)

In-Person Only

4th Tuesdays
12:30-2 PM

First Baptist Church

On Hiatus as of 3/15/21

Please email info@nwpf.org for contact.

MONTANA  

Hamilton

In-Person Only

3rd Mondays
1-2:30 PM

Saffire Lutheran Home

Hoping to start meeting with masks in March 2021. PWP & Carepartners

Please email info@nwpf.org for contact.

MONTANA  

Helena

2nd Thursdays
1:30-3 PM

Virtual Touchmark on Saddle Drive

Hosted by Nanette Whitman-Holmes from Touchmark

Please email info@nwpf.org for contact.

MONTANA  

Kalispell (Flathead Valley)

ZOOM

3rd Wednesdays
1:30 PM Mountain

ZOOM (formerly Gateway Comm Ctr United Way Conference Rm North)

PWP

Please email info@nwpf.org for contact.

MONTANA  

Kalispell (Flathead Valley)

ZOOM

4th Wednesdays
1:30 PM Mountain

ZOOM (formerly Gateway Comm Ctr United Way Conference Room)

Carepartners

Please email info@nwpf.org for contact.

MONTANA  

Missoula

In-Person Only

2nd Thursdays
1-3 PM

Ronald McDonald House Conference Room

Sept – May only. People w PD & Carepartners

Please email info@nwpf.org for contact.

MONTANA  

Statewide MT

ZOOM


Dementia-related of Montana support groups

Please email info@nwpf.org for contact.

MONTANA  

Statewide MT

ZOOM


ZOOM

Offers groups such as “Living Mindfully w Chronic Illness, “Rare Chronic Illness” etc

Please email info@nwpf.org for contact.

MONTANA  

Statewide MT

ZOOM

Email for details

ZOOM

DBS Connect: “Bionic Brain Club”

Sponsored by NW Parkinson’s Foundation

Please email info@nwpf.org for contact.

MONTANA  

Townsend

In-Person Only

2nd Tuesdays
2:00 PM

Trailhead Fellowship Church

On Hiatus as of 3.2021 – contact facilitator if interested.

Please email info@nwpf.org for contact.

WASHINGTON  

Arlington 

In-Person Only

TBD 
10:00 AM

Olympic Place 

 

Please email info@nwpf.org for contact.

WASHINGTON  

Bellevue 

ZOOM

1st Wednesdays 
7:00 PM

ZOOM (formerly North Bellevue Community Center)

Sponsored by APDA

Please email info@nwpf.org for contact.

WASHINGTON  

Bellingham 

In-Person Only

2nd Mondays
2-3:30 PM 

Cornwall Church 

PWP & CarePartners  

Please email info@nwpf.org for contact.

WASHINGTON  

Bellingham 

ZOOM

2nd & 4th Tuesdays 
1:30–3 PM 

ZOOM 

PWP; occasional events that include Care Partners  

Please email info@nwpf.org for contact.

WASHINGTON  

Bothell 

ZOOM

3rd Tuesdays
10:00 AM

ZOOM (formerly Northshore Senior Center) 

Sponsored by Northshore Senior Center 

Please email info@nwpf.org for contact.

WASHINGTON  

Chehalis 

In-Person Only

2nd Thursdays 
1-2:30 PM 

Bethel Church 

Currently w/o a group leader 3/14/22 

Please email info@nwpf.org for contact.

WASHINGTON  

Covington 

In-Person ONLY

2nd Fridays
11:10 AM–12:30 PM 

18527 SE 272nd St 

People w/ PD & Care Partners. Friends and family are welcome to come early to see Rock Steady Boxing workout in action.

Please email info@nwpf.org for contact.

WASHINGTON  

Ephrata 

 
 

 

Inactive. Call Kristen if you need help.

Please email info@nwpf.org for contact.

WASHINGTON  

Everett/Marysville

In-Person ONLY

4th Saturdays
1:00-3PM 

Marysville YMCA

 

Please email info@nwpf.org for contact.

WASHINGTON  

Everett 

1st Mondays 
 

Varies 

Men only. On Hiatus as of 3/2021 

Please email info@nwpf.org for contact.

WASHINGTON  

Everett/ Mill Creek 

ZOOM

4th Saturdays
1pm

Mill Creek Family YMCA 

Discussion group follows Pedaling for Parkinson’s class.

Please email info@nwpf.org for contact.

WASHINGTON  

Ferndale 

In-Person Only

1st & 3rd Fridays 
9:30-11 AM 

Haggen Food Court 

Men only. 

Please email info@nwpf.org for contact.

WASHINGTON  

Friday Harbor 

In-Person Only

3rd Mondays 
4-5:30 PM 

Mullis Community Center 

PWP & CarePartners 

Sponsored by Suz LeFever of San Juan Physical Therapy 

Please email info@nwpf.org for contact.

WASHINGTON  

Hoquiam 

In-Person Only

Last Tuesdays 
6-7 PM 

Hoquiam Library (Dinner at 5 PM at Roses Tienda & Taqueria) 

PWP & CarePartners  

Please email info@nwpf.org for contact.

WASHINGTON  

Kirkland 

ZOOM

2nd Tuesdays 
3-4 PM 

ZOOM (formerly Evergreen Hospital DeYoung Pavilion)

Women with PD only 

Please email info@nwpf.org for contact.

ONLINE  

WA, ID, MT, AK

ZOOM

2nd & 4th Tuesdays of the month
3:00-4:00 PM PT

ZOOM

Care Partners only

Sponsored by NWPF & Evergreen Health 

Please email info@nwpf.org for contact.

WASHINGTON  

Kirkland 

ZOOM

2nd Tuesdays 
3-4:30 PM 

ZOOM (formerly Evergreen Hospital DeYoung Pavilion) 

Men only

Sponsored by Evergreen Health

Please email info@nwpf.org for contact.

WASHINGTON  

Lacey 

In-Person Only

3rd Tuesdays 
11:00 AM

At Jubilee Lodge 

PWP & CarePartners (Residents of Jubilee Lodge only) 

Please email info@nwpf.org for contact.

WASHINGTON  

Lakewood (American Lake & Seattle VA) 

ZOOM

2nd Fridays 
11-12:30 PM 

ZOOM (formerly on Seattle and American Lake VA campuses) 

Veterans & their Care Partners  

Please email info@nwpf.org for contact.

WASHINGTON  

Longview 

In-Person Only

3rd Wednesdays 
1:45-3:15 PM 

Canterbury Inn  

Not meeting right currently

Please email info@nwpf.org for contact.

WASHINGTON  

Lopez Island 

In-Person Only

Last Mondays 
1-2:30 PM 

Hamlet House – Gathering Place 

 

Please email info@nwpf.org for contact.

WASHINGTON  

Lynden 

In-Person Only

1st Thursdays 
10:00 AM

Lynden Senior Center 

PWP & Caregivers 

Please email info@nwpf.org for contact.

WASHINGTON  

Mercer Island 

In-Person Only

1st Wednesdays 
2:30–4 PM 

Luther Burbank Park Bldg 

Caregivers of Memory Loss 

Please email info@nwpf.org for contact.

ONLINE  

WA, ID, MT, AK

ZOOM

1st Tuesday of the month
6:00-7:00 PM PT

ZOOM

Adult Children only. Sponsored by NW Parkinson’s  

Please email info@nwpf.org for contact.

WASHINGTON  

Moses Lake 

Tuesdays and Thursdays
1:30-3:30 PM 

Call Dee for location

Movement/exercise class with Abbie Williams, instructor. Wonderful new program.

Please email info@nwpf.org for contact.

WASHINGTON  

Olympia 

ZOOM

Every Wednesday 
11AM–NOON

ZOOM (formerly Olympia Senior Center)

 

Please email info@nwpf.org for contact.

WASHINGTON  

Olympia 

 
 

 

CarePartners

Please email info@nwpf.org for contact.

WASHINGTON  

Palouse (Moscow ID & Pullman WA) 

Last Wednesdays 
2 PM 

Not currently meeting 

This group is without a facilitator as of March 2021

Please email info@nwpf.org for contact.

WASHINGTON  

Port Angeles 

In-Person Only

3rd Wednesdays
10:30 AM – noon 

Port Angeles Senior Center 

Monthly newsletter. Has an informal caregiver group. 

Please email info@nwpf.org for contact.

WASHINGTON  

Port Townsend 

4th Thursdays 
3-4:30 PM 

Not meeting during COVID. Jefferson Healthcare Dirksen Conference Room 

PWP & CarePartners  

Please email info@nwpf.org for contact.

WASHINGTON  

Port Orchard

3rd Wednesdays
7 PM 

 

Email for location details

Please email info@nwpf.org for contact.

WASHINGTON  

Poulsbo/ Bainbridge Island 

ZOOM

1st Mondays 
1 PM 

ZOOM (formerly North Point Church)

PWP & CarePartners  

Please email info@nwpf.org for contact.

WASHINGTON  

Redmond 

3rd Wednesdays 
1-2:30 PM 

ZOOM Emerald Heights

 

Please email info@nwpf.org for contact.

WASHINGTON  

Richland 

In-Person Only

3rd Tuesdays  
6:30-8 PM 

Brookdale Meadow Springs 

Hiatus until after COVID

Please email info@nwpf.org for contact.

WASHINGTON  

Richland 

Microsoft Teams

3rd Mondays 
1:30-2:30 PM 

Microsoft Teams (formerly Kadlec Neuro Resource Center) 

Sponsored by Kadlec Neuro Resource Center

Please email info@nwpf.org for contact.

WASHINGTON  

Seattle & American Lake (Lakewood) 

ZOOM

2nd Fridays 
11-12:30 PM 

ZOOM (formerly on Seattle and American Lake VA campuses) 

Veterans & their Care Partners  

Please email info@nwpf.org for contact.

WASHINGTON  

Seattle 

In-Person Only

 
 

In person, varies 

Young Onset Activity Group 

Please email info@nwpf.org for contact.

WASHINGTON  

Seattle 

ZOOM

3rd Mondays 
1 PM 

ZOOM (formerly Greenwood Senior Center) 

Lifetime partners only (not adult children. Restricted to Western WA)

Please email info@nwpf.org for contact.

WASHINGTON  

Seattle 

ZOOM

2nd Tuesdays 
2 PM 

ZOOM (formerly The Hearthstone)

Sponsored by The Hearthstone

Please email info@nwpf.org for contact.

WASHINGTON  

Seattle 

ZOOM

2nd Saturdays 
10 AM 

ZOOM 

Flying Solo

Sponsored by APDA

Please email info@nwpf.org for contact.

WASHINGTON  

Seattle 

ZOOM

2nd Mondays 
12 PM (subject to change) 

ZOOM 

Care Partners

Sponsored by APDA

Please email info@nwpf.org for contact.

WASHINGTON  

Seattle  

ZOOM

2nd Mondays 
1:30 PM 

ZOOM 

Sponsored by APDA

Please email info@nwpf.org for contact.

WASHINGTON  

Shelton 

ZOOM

2nd Tuesdays 
12:30-2:30 PM 

ZOOM (formerly Alpine Way Continuing Care Community) 

Marilyn Olson: w7don@msn.com  

Please email info@nwpf.org for contact.

WASHINGTON  

Shoreline/ Lake Forest Park 

ZOOM

2nd Tuesdays 
10 AM 

ZOOM (formerly Shoreline – Lake Forest Park Senior Center) 

PWP & CarePartners  

Sponsored by Sound Generations

Please email info@nwpf.org for contact.

WASHINGTON  

Spokane 

In-Person Only

Last Tuesdays 
5 PM 

Redeemer Lutheran Church 

PD Connect 

Please email info@nwpf.org for contact.

WASHINGTON  

Spokane 

ZOOM

2nd Tuesdays 
1-3 PM 

ZOOM (formerly Riverview Retirement -Dining Room) 

Women Affected by PD (Living with the diagnosis or caring for someone with the diagnosis) When emailing put “Parkinson’s” in the subject line.

Please email info@nwpf.org for contact.

WASHINGTON  

Spokane 

ZOOM

2nd Wednesdays 
1-3 PM 

ZOOM (formerly Riverview Retirement -Dining Room) 

PD Connect. When emailing put “Parkinson’s” in the subject line.

Please email info@nwpf.org for contact.

WASHINGTON  

Spokane 

In-Person ONLY

3rd Wednesday of month
3:00-4:00 PM 

Touchmark on South Hill

Hoyle Room

Please email info@nwpf.org for contact.

WASHINGTON  

Stanwood 

In-Person Only

2nd Mondays 
10-11:30 AM 

Lincoln Hills Retirement Community

CarePartners (On hiatus until after COVID)

Please email info@nwpf.org for contact.

WASHINGTON  

Stanwood 

ZOOM

2nd Mondays 
10 AM 

ZOOM 

 

Please email info@nwpf.org for contact.

WASHINGTON  

Statewide WA

ZOOM

 Email for details
 

ZOOM

DBS Connect: “Bionic Brain Club” 

Sponsored by NW Parkinson’s Foundation 

Please email info@nwpf.org for contact.

WASHINGTON  

Statewide WA

ZOOM

 
 

ZOOM or Phone 

 

Please email info@nwpf.org for contact.

WASHINGTON  

Statewide WA

ZOOM

 
 

ZOOM

Offers groups such as “Living Mindfully w Chronic Illness,” “Rare Chronic Illness” etc 

Please email info@nwpf.org for contact.

ONLINE  

WA, ID, MT, AK

ZOOM

2nd Wednesday 
3:30-5:00 PM PT

ZOOM 

Spanish Speaking PWP and their Care Partners/2024: 1/10, 2/14, 3/13, 4/10, 5/8, 6/12, 7/10, 8/14, 9/11, 10/9, 11/13, 12/11

Sponsored by NWPF

Please email info@nwpf.org for contact.

WASHINGTON  

Tacoma 

ZOOM

Last Wednesdays 
6 PM 

ZOOM (formerly Joeseppi’s Restaurant) 

PWP & CarePartners  

Please email info@nwpf.org for contact.

WASHINGTON  

Vancouver & Southwest Washington 

ZOOM

 
 

Facilitated Telephone & ZOOM Support Groups 

General PD groups and separate Care Partner groups 

Please email info@nwpf.org for contact.

WASHINGTON  

Vancouver 

In-Person Only

2nd Wednesdays 
10-11 AM 

The Quarry Senior Living 

PWP & CarePartners (Limited to Quarry residents during COVID)

Sponsored by Parkinson’s Resources of OR

Please email info@nwpf.org for contact.

WASHINGTON  

Vancouver 

In-Person Only

Last Mondays 
1 PM 

Touchmark at Fairway Village 

Newly diagnosed w/ PD 

Sponsored by Parkinson’s Resources of OR

Please email info@nwpf.org for contact.

WASHINGTON  

Vancouver 

In-Person Only

1st Mondays 
1 PM 

Touchmark at Fairway Village 

Care Partners.

Sponsored by Parkinson’s Resources of OR

Please email info@nwpf.org for contact.

WASHINGTON  

Vashon Island 

In-Person Only

1st Fridays 
1-2:30 PM 

Vashon Island Lutheran Church 

 

Please email info@nwpf.org for contact.

WASHINGTON  

Walla Walla 

In-Person Only

4th Saturdays 
4-5:30 PM 

First Congregational Church 

Not currently meeting. Contact Debbie for info

Please email info@nwpf.org for contact.

WASHINGTON  

Wenatchee 

ZOOM

3rd Tuesdays 
1:30 PM-2:30 PM 

ZOOM (formerly Confluence Health Sleep Center) 

Everyone welcome 

Please email info@nwpf.org for contact.

WASHINGTON  

Wenatchee 

ZOOM

2nd Wednesdays 
9:30 – 10:30 AM 

ZOOM 

Care Partners  

Please email info@nwpf.org for contact.

WASHINGTON  

Whidbey Island 

ZOOM

Every Tuesday 
10 AM 

ZOOM (formerly Oak Harbor Senior Center; Church of Trinity)

PWP & their Family Caregivers 

Please email info@nwpf.org for contact.

WASHINGTON  

Whidbey Island 

ZOOM

Every Wednesday 
10 AM 

ZOOM 

Family Caregivers of Parkinson’s Dementia or Lewy Body Dementia 

Please email info@nwpf.org for contact.

WASHINGTON  

Yakima 

In-Person ONLY

2nd Thursdays 
2-3:30 PM 

Yakima Covenant Church 

Please email info@nwpf.org for contact.

ONLINE  

WA, ID, MT, AK

ZOOM

1st Monday of the month
3PM-4PM PT

ZOOM

Women’s Only Group for Women with PD. Sponsored by NWPF.

Please email info@nwpf.org for contact.

ONLINE  

WA, ID, MT, AK

ZOOM

3rd Thursday of the month
12-1:00 PM PT

ZOOM

People with Parkinson’s

Please email info@nwpf.org for contact.

ONLINE  

WA, ID, MT, AK

ZOOM

3rd Tuesdays 
2:00-3:00 PM PT

ZOOM

Lay Facilitators

Sponsored by NWPF

Please email info@nwpf.org for contact.

WASHINGTON  

Yakima

In-Person ONLY

Every Sat
8:00 am

Kissel Park

Parkinson’s Support Group. Participants can walk as fast, as slow, or as far as they choose.

Please email info@nwpf.org for contact.

WASHINGTON  

Yakima

In-Person ONLY

2nd Tues of each month
1:00 pm

Harman Senior Center

Parkinson’s Support Group. The monthly meetings typically include a guest speaker as well as the distribution of informational materials supplied by the Parkinson’s Foundation.

Please email info@nwpf.org for contact.

WASHINGTON  

Bainbridge Island

In-Person ONLY

4th Tuesday of the month
1:30-3:00 PM 

Bainbridge Island Senior Center

CALL 206-842-1616 to Register for this peer support group. Caregivers are not prohibited, but are encouraged to divert to a nearby area and conduct their own sharing time. Coffee and snacks provided.

Sponsored by the City of Bainbridge and Senior Center

Please email info@nwpf.org for contact.

WASHINGTON  

Bremerton

In-Person ONLY

1st Tuesday of each month
1:00pm-2:00pm

Bremerton PD Support Group 700 Callahan Drive Bremerton WA 98310

Active starting April 2, 2024.

Please email info@nwpf.org for contact.