Atria Darien to hold support group for Parkinson's disease sufferers and caregivers

Atria Darien will hold a Parkinson's disease support group for disease sufferers and caregivers beginning Friday, June 9.

The meetings, in partnership with the American Parkinson Disease Association, will be the second Friday of every month from 11 to 12 at Atria's Charter Oak Theater, 50 Ledge Road.

Every day, APDA provides the support, education, and research that will help everyone impacted by Parkinson’s disease – including the 3,000 in Connecticut – live life to the fullest.  The group facilitator is Ilene Sumberg, LCSW of Atria Darien. Light refreshments will be served.

The American Parkinson Disease Association  is the largest grassroots network dedicated to fighting Parkinson’s disease (PD) and works tirelessly to assist the more than 1 million Americans with PD live life to the fullest in the face of this chronic, neurological disorder. Founded in 1961, APDA has raised and invested more than $170 million to provide outstanding patient services and educational programs, elevate public awareness about the disease, and support research designed to unlock the mysteries of PD and ultimately put an end to this disease.

For more information, contact Sumberg at 203-662.1090 or