Orange County Support Groups

See the following Locations, Days and Times for Your Local Support Groups:

Parkinson’s Support Groups

Anaheim Support Group 
1st Wednesday each month – 10 AM – 11:15AM
Anaheim Senior Center – 250 E. Center St., Anaheim, CA 92805
Facilitators: Lou & Joan Belanger – (714) 827-2808

Brea Support Group 
3rd Wednesday each month 1030AM – Noon
Brea  Baptist Church –­ 217 E. Birch St., Brea, CA
92821Facilitators: Allison Smith x.260- (949) 305-7122

Brea Support Group
3rd Monday each month 3:30-
Senior Living – 460 La Floresta Dr., Brea, CA. 92823
Facilitators: Connie Anderson (714) 315-2025

Dana Point/San Clemente Support Groups:
4th  Tuesday each Month – 2:00PM – 3:30PM
Aegis of Dana Point – 26922 Camino De Estrella, Dana Point, CA 92624
Facilitators: Paula Dillon 949-487-5181
Dale Wood 949-422-9555

Orange County Parkinson’s Disease Support Group “Young Onset”(Fountain Valley)
Orange Coast Memorial Medical Center 
Meets 1st  Thursday of each month from 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM (Alexis)
Meets 3rd  Thursday of each month from 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM (Theresa)
18035 Brookhurst Street, Fountain Valley, CA 92708
Facilitator – Alexis Samudia & Theresa Stern – (714) 378-5022

Fullerton Faith-Based Parkinson’s Support Group
Evangelical Free Church
st  Monday 10 AM – 11 AM2904 Brea Blvd., N. Campus, Room 192, Fullerton, CA 92833
Facilitator: Chuck & Marilyn Warner (714) 635-5488

Fullerton Support Group
Resource Center 
2nd  Wednesday each month – 4:00PM – 5:00PM 
130 South Bastanchury ave, Fullerton, CA. 92835
Facilitator: Kyle Vanderheide 714-732-6039

Korean-American Support Group – Fullerton
2nd Friday each month – 10:00AM – 12:00PM
Fullerton Senior Center
340 W. Commonwealth Avenue, Fullerton
Facilitators: Livia Kim – (714) 317-7484
*This group is conducted in both English and Korean language.

Long Beach– V/A (Veterans Only)
1st-3rd Saturday each Month – 1:00PM – 2:30PM
Veterans Hospital – Bldg 164- 3rd Flr. 5901 E. 7th St. Long Beach, CA 90822
Facilitators: Dr. Megan Gomez (562) 706-0740

Coffee & Chat Groups – Irvine
Every Tuesday on the Month 10:30AM – 12:00PM
Atria Woodbridge – One Witherspoon, Irvine, CA 92604
Facilitators: Bruce Hird 714-662-7849 h5best@aol.comDavid Bunch 949-933-3198

Laguna Parkinson’s Disease Support Group
Laguna Hills Health & Rehabilitation – Left of Main Entrance
1st Friday each month – 10:00AM – 12:00PM
24452 Health Center Dr. Laguna Hills, CA. 92653
Facilitator – David A. Bunch VOP – 949-933-3198

Laguna Hills – Can Do Club
Saddleback Memorial Medical Center – Conf. Rooms 2
4th  Thursday each month – 10:00AM – 11:30AM
24451 Health Center Dr., Laguna Hills, CA. 92653 
Facilitator – Theresa Stern – (714) 378-5022

Laguna Woods Brain/Health (Neuro Support)
1st Tuesday each month – 2:00PM – 3:00PM
Community Center Building – Pine Room
24351 El Toro Road, Laguna Woods, CA. 92654

PEP4U Support Group for all participants. We meet once a month on the third Monday of the month following the Yoga class in the large gym at the Laguna Niguel YMCA. Group discussion will begin at 3:15 (approx.) when Yoga ends and will last for approximately 45 minutes. Various topics will be discussed. This is merely a get-to-know you gathering which will provide an avenue to discuss various topics, exchange ideas, feelings, opportunities, symptoms support and general mutual experiences. The group will follow the guidelines from the Parkinson’s Foundation Support Group manual and will be facilitated by Yollie Mancino. Care partners and participants are encouraged to attend. All are welcome!

Iranian Support Groups
2nd Tuesday of each month – 5:00PM – 7:00PM
Hoag Hospital Irvine – 16200 Sand Canyon Road, Classroom #1
Facilitators: Amir Rouhani & Jim Navai – (949) 499-0799

*This group is conducted in both the English and the Farsi language.

Parkinson’ s Support Group – Early Onset
Members Home – Email for location
This class meets the fourth Thursday of every month from 10:00 am – 11:00 am.
Facilitator – Susan Wong, RN 714-343-1623
Who Should Attend: All

South Orange County Parkinson’s Disease Support Group
Norman Murray Sr. Center
1st Thursday each month – 4:00PM – 6:00PM
24932 Veterans Way, Mission Viejo, CA. 92692
Facilitator – Dave Orlowski –

Parkinson’s (Caregiver support Groups)

 Newport Beach Group – Family, Friends & Caregiver Parkinson Support Network
1st Monday of each month – 10:00AM – 12:00 Noon
520 Superior Ave., Conference Rm #2 – Newport Beach, CA 92663
Facilitators: Tina Precht –
*This group will focus on support and information exchange. The group is open to family members, care-partners and friends of people with Parkinson’s

Corona Del Mar Support Group
Meets 2nd Thursday of the month at 7:00 PM
Facilitator = Jo Rosen 877-775-4111
Oasis Senior Center, 801 Narcissus, Corona del Mar, CA.

Fullerton Support Group (Thrive not survive)
Meets 2nd & 4th Wed 10:00am- 11:30am
St. Judes Community Bldg. 130 Bastanchury Rd., Fullerton, CA. 92835
Facilitator: (Main Office) (714) 446-5030

Fountain Valley (Coast Memorial Medical Center)
Meets 2nd & 4th Tuesday every month  9:30am to 10:30am
18035  Brookhurst St.,Fv. CA. 92708
Facilitator: Theresa Stern (714) 378-5022

Irvine Support Group (Thrive not Survive)
Meets 2nd & 4th Wednesday 7-8:30 pm
Kaiser Perm. Irvine Hospital. 6640 Alto Prkwy. Irvine Ca. 92618.Med office Bld. 5th flr.
Facilitator: main office (714) 446-5030

Laguna Hills (Saddleback Memorial Medical Center)
Meets  4th Thursday of every month 10:00am- 11:00am
24451 health Center Drive, Laguna Hills, CA. 92653
Facilitator: Theresa Stern (714) 378-5022

Laguna Hills
Meets 1st and 3rd Wed. 10:00am-11:30am
Florence Sylverster Mem.Ctr.
23721 Moulton Prkwy., Laguna Hills, CA 92653
Facilitator: Main Office (714) 446-5030
Orange (Thrive not Survive)
Meets 1st & 3rd  Tuesday 7:00pm-8:30pm.
Park Plaza. 620 S. Glassell Street, Orange.,CA. 92866
Facilitator: Main Office (714) 446-5030
Orange County
Meets: 4th Saturday every month 10:30AM
Various Locations in O.C.
Facilitator: Susan Wong (714) 343-1623

Exercise/Wellness Support Groups For Patient & Caregiver/Guest

 ATX – Authentic Therapeutix 
A combination of several exercise types. Every Monday at 12:30
Elizabeth Logue (657) 464-9628 ,
Elizabeth Logue Licenses Physical Therapist, Registered Chriistian Yoga Teacher, Certified Therapeutic Yoga Teacher, former Certified Senior Strength Trainer and Level II Tai Chi for Arthritis Instructor

A Balance of Yoga and Wellness Studio
Canyon Wellness Center – 6200 E. Canyon Rim Road #212E, Anaheim Hills, CA 92807
Tuesdays at 1:00pm
Allison – 714-469-7810 or 714-469-7810

Rock Steady Boxing (HB Fight Club) house of Power gym
6342 Industry Way. Westminster,CA. 92683
Facilitator: John Mercurio (714) 349-3759

Rock Steady Boxing – Fighting Back Against Parkinson’s
Rock Steady Boxing SC – 2990 Grace Lane, Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Anne Adams (949) 370-0607
Mondays/Wednesdays – 1PM – 2:30PM
Cost $120/month

Water Aerobics – Parkinson’s
Magnolia Physical Therapy & Aquatic Rehab Center
19032 Magnolia Street
Huntington Beach, CA 92646

Tremble Clefs Music Therapy Group – Laguna Hills
Singing group for speech and swallowing therapy and enjoyment for patients and caregivers.tune” to join. Learn more For more information, contact our director, 
​Karen Skipper, MT-BC at (949)496-1756

Thursdays, 9:30 – 11:00 a.m.
​Emerald Court
1731 W Medical Center Dr,
Anaheim, CA 92801

Mondays, 9:30 – 11:00 a.m.
Florence Sylvester Center
23721 Moulton Pkwy,
​Laguna Hills, CA 92653

Ballroom Dancing for Parkies
Pacific Coast Academy of Dance, 25732 Taladro Circle, Mission Viejo, CA
Mondays at 12:45pm

Huntington Beach Dancing with DuFaults
Hoag Hospital – Instructors: Bob & Nancy DuFault (714-974-1470)
520 Superior Ave., Newport Beach, CA
Every Monday – 1:00 – 2:30 pm

Gentle Yoga for Parkinson’s
Thursdays at 11:30am
Orange Senior Center – 170 S. Olive Street, Orange, CA 92866
Allison – 714-469-7810 or 714-469-7810