Parkinson’s disease support group to meet in September

Staff Writer
Tri-County Times

The next Parkinson’s disease support group will take place on Wednesday, Sept. 2, from 1:30-3 p.m., at Mercy Medical Center – Des Moines.

Mercy physical therapists will lead the group in purposeful movement, while Valerie Stickel-Diehl, RN, MS, MSCN, leads the Care Partner Support Group. Immediately following, Gail McGaughy from On With Life will talk about LSVT BIG Therapy, which improves your ability to move.

The Parkinson’s disease support group meets at Mercy Medical Center – Des Moines, 1111 Sixth Ave., in the East Tower, level A, Auditorium. Attendees are encouraged to enter at the Third St. entrance, where valet parking is available. For more information, please contact Valerie Stickel-Diehl at 515-358-0002 or email vstickeldiehl@mercydesmoines.org.