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

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