Educational Meetings

DALLAS

At 1:00 p.m. on the second Monday of each month (except August, when we take a break), we host a General Membership Meeting in Dallas, which includes presentations by experts in a field related to the needs of those with Parkinson's disease as well as inspirational or motivational speakers. After the presentation, there is time for questions, followed by a social hour with snacks. These are free and open to all who are interested.

Location:
University Park United Methodist Church
4024 Caruth Blvd, Dallas, TX 75225
Phone: 214-368-1435

Schedule:
Usually held on the 2nd Monday of each month at 1:00 p.m.

However, the date may vary, depending on holidays, etc., so please check the website or newsletter for details, or call the DAPS office to confirm dates and times. Also, in April, July, and December, we have a luncheon, which begins at 12:30 p.m. instead of 1:00 p.m. Some of our recent speakers and topics include:

  • Tim Powell, "Beyond Homecare: Advocacy and Entertainment for Patients and Caregivers"
  • Karl Robb, "A Soft Voice in a Noisy World"
  • Dr. Nirav Pavasia, "Changing Directions in the Treatment of Parkinson's Disease"
  • Ed Foreman, "Life is for Laughing, Loving, and Living"
  • Burton Gilliam, "So You Want to be and Actor"

MCKINNEY

At 10:00 a.m. on the third Tuesday of each month (except August, when we take a break), we host a support group meeting in McKinney, which may include a live or pre-recorded presentation by an expert in a field related to the needs of those with Parkinson's disease, or an inspirational/motivational speaker. After the presentation, there is time for questions, followed by social time with snacks. These are free and open to all who are interested.

Location:
St. Gabriel the Archangel Church
110 St. Gabriel Way, McKinney, TX 75070
Phone: 972-542-7170

Schedule:
Usually held on the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 10:00 a.m.

However, the date may vary, depending on holidays, etc., so please check the website or newsletter for details, or call the DAPS office to confirm dates and times.

DUNCANVILLE

At 6:00 p.m. on the last Monday of each month, we host a support group meeting in Duncanville, which usually includes a presentation by an expert in a field related to the needs of those with Parkinson's disease, or an inspirational/motivational speaker. These are free and open to all who are interested.

Location:
Trinity United Methodist Church
1302 South Clark Road, Duncanville, TX 75137
Phone: 972-296-2155

Schedule:
Usually held on the last Monday of each month at 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

However, the date may vary, depending on holidays, etc., so please check the website or newsletter for details, or call the DAPS office to confirm dates and times.