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Diary Dates Sept 2017

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Brief Outline of DIARY DATES within the Huntingdonshire Branch-
The Huntingdonshire Branch of Parkinson’s UK has three local support groups each meet monthly and will warmly welcome people with Parkinson’s, their families and carers. Click Here for Groups Information.

August 2017  
Monday 21st August 2.00 pm at the Old Market Court, Tebbutts Road, St Neots PE19 1RQ
Speaker : Mrs Jane Munt, subject: ‘Ely Cathedral’ This is an interesting and most unusual presentation.

September 2017  
Wednesday 6th September  2.00 pm at Dolphin Hotel, Bridgefoot, St Ives PE27 5EP
A presentation on RELAXATION by Helen Bottom
Wednesday 13th September 2.00 pm at the Rainbow Centre, Stocking Fen Road, Ramsey, PE26 1SA
Informal mutual support meeting for anyone affected by Parkinson’s, including carers and family members.
Monday 18th September  2.00 pm at Old Market Court, Tebbutts Road, St Neots PE19 1RQ
Kevin Varty will present ‘Sweet Memories’ the story of sweets and chocolate.
Candy Stokes our Local Advisor also expects to be present.
Tuesday 26th September 10.30 am. Café Neuro at Marbrook Centre, Eaton Socon, PE19 8EP (Behind the Crown public house)
A welcoming place for carers (and those they care for) with refreshments provided.

 Therapeutic, Social and Fun


August 2017 Reflexology by appointment £15. Phone Vanessa on 01480 435718

Tuesdays 11.00 am. Chair-based exercise with Gareth at Pilgrim Hall, United Reformed Church, St Neots.
Fridays 11.00 am. Chair-based exercise with Becky at Crossways, Ramsey Road, St Ives.

Thursdays 3rd and 17th August Parkinson’s Sing with Alison at MS Centre, Mayfield Road, Hartford, Huntingdon.

Thursday 10th August 1.30 pm. ‘Strictly Parkinson’s’ Parkinson’s Dance with Kim
at Constellations Dance, Unit 4, Grove Business Centre, Warboys Road, Old Hurst PE28 3AG

September 2017 Exercise and Therapy
Remember that as much exercise as you are comfortable with is an essential for Parkinson’s. Because of its importance the Branch provides three kinds, each to target an area of need in Parkinson’s.

Tuesdays 11.00am. Chair-based exercise with Gareth at Pilgrim Hall, United Reformed Church, St Neots

Thursdays 1.30 pm on 7th and 21st. “Strictly Parkinson’s” – Parkinson’s Dance with Kim
at Stageworks, Buckden Towers, Buckden.

Thursdays 2.00 pm on 14th and 28th. Sing with Alison at MS Centre, Mayfield Road, Hartford, Huntingdon

Fridays 11.00 am Chair-based exercise with Becky at Crossways, Ramsey Road, St Ives. (Please note that this is FULL and new members can only be accepted if they have been diagnosed with Parkinson’s)

Reflexology is available from Vanessa by appointment. Phone 01480 435718

Advanced Notice Ever get Computer-itis? Ever have problems with smartphone, iPad, laptop, tablet? Make a note of the problem (be as specific as you can, with details). Scott Parkinson will come to the St Ives meeting in November to advise.
There are many households with two Parkinson’s members.

  Christmas Lunch
Arrangements this year are in the capable hands of Julia Lain and Marianne Fountain to whom any questions should be addressed (though for administrative convenience orders and money are to be sent to David Rudd).
Information and order forms are sent with this September Diary Dates. If you receive it by email and would like a paper copy of the order form, please contact David Rudd.

 Notices  If you receive two mailings of ‘The Parkinson’ and other material but only need one, a note to 215 Vauxhall Bridge Road, London, SW1V 1EJ
to say “One copy of publications to this address please” will prevent waste and save postage.
  Parkinson’s Specialist Nurses team update.
Nurses based in Peterborough are Carolyn Noble (lead nurse), Danielle Duffill and Karen Aird.
Nurses based in Cambridge are Hazel White, Amanda Eady, Liz Terry and Support Nurse Lorna Woor. .
Note from the nurses.If you do not get a timely response to your request to the nurse, the usual reason is because you forgot to say who you are and to leave your phone number.  Please prepare what you need to say before you phone.Include your name, phone number and how urgent it is.

In future all information must be in by the 11th of the month for inclusion into the next
month’s Diary Date sheet. Any information received AFTER this date will not be
included. Alterations will also not be made.
When submitting information you will always get confirmation that is has been
received. Should you not hear then PLEASE contact the person involved to check that
it has been arrived.
CHAIRMAN Malcolm Ryman 07720 080749: VICE CHAIRMAN & (Temporary) SECRETARY David Rudd 01480 474795:
TREASURER Ildiko Drexler 07413 130161: FUND-RAISING Elaine Bottom 07541 377391
PARKINSON’S LOCAL ADVISER Candy Stokes0344 225 3618: NURSE APPOINTMENTS Neuro Administrator 01223 723014