Group provides support for those battling Parkinson’s disease
Wed, Dec 18, 2019
People diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease don’t have to rely only on family and friends for support. There’s help available from Aurora BayCare Medical Center in Green Bay.
The Parkinson’s Support Group meets on the second Wednesday of each month. The group offers patients emotional support, education and resources tailored toward patients and caregivers. The group meets at Aurora BayCare Sports Medicine, 1160 Kepler Drive, just north of the hospital on the Aurora BayCare campus.
Meetings take place from 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. The 2020 sessions will be held:
- April 8, Endurance Room (canceled until further notice)
- May 13, Endurance Room (canceled until further notice)
- June 10, Endurance Room
- July 8, Endurance Room
- August 12, Endurance Room
- September 9, Endurance Room
- October 14, Endurance Room
- November 11, Endurance Room
- December 9, Performance Enhancement Room
All meetings take place at the sports medicine facility. No registration is required.
Parkinson’s disease is a brain disorder that leads to shaking, or tremors and difficulty with walking, movement and coordination. While there is no cure, treatments can reduce the symptoms and improve a person’s quality of life.
For more information, contact physical therapist Ellen Linskens at 920-288-5559.
About Aurora BayCare
Aurora BayCare Medical Center is a 167-bed, full-service tertiary care hospital located at 2845 Greenbrier Road on Green Bay’s east side. It opened in September 2001 as a joint venture of Aurora Health Care and BayCare Clinic. Aurora BayCare is committed to creating a better way to provide high quality tertiary healthcare, the latest in medical technology and superior service.
About Aurora Health Care
Aurora Health Care is a not-for-profit Wisconsin-area health care provider and a national leader in efforts to improve health care quality. Aurora offers services at sites in more than 90 communities throughout eastern Wisconsin and northern Illinois. Aurora is Wisconsin’s most comprehensive health care provider and the state’s largest private employer. Aurora serves more than 1.2 million patients every year via a comprehensive network of facilities, services and providers, including 15 hospitals, 159 clinics, 70 pharmacies and 30,000 amazing Caregivers. As evidenced by more than 400 active clinical trials, Aurora is dedicated to delivering innovations to provide the best possible care today, and to define the best care for tomorrow. Get helpful health and wellness information via the Aurora MyHealth blog, our Facebook page, our Twitter account and our Pinterest account.
About BayCare Clinic
BayCare Clinic, baycare.net, is the largest physician-owned specialty-care clinic in northeastern Wisconsin and Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. It is based in Green Bay, Wisconsin. BayCare Clinic offers expertise in more than 20 specialties, with more than 100 physicians serving in 16 area communities. BayCare Clinic is a joint partner in Aurora BayCare Medical Center, a 167-bed, full-service hospital. Follow BayCare Clinic on Facebook and Twitter.