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Movement Disorders Support Groups

Support groups are available to provide information and aid to people with movement disorders and their caregivers. If you need assistance connecting with a local support group, contact Diane L. Sherman at (603) 653-6672 or email Diane.L.Sherman@hitchcock.org.

Ataxia Support Group

New Hampshire Support Group

The New Hampshire Ataxia Support Group typically meets in the Manchester, NH area. For more information, contact Jill Porter at jilleporter@comcast.net or (603) 626-0129.

Essential Tremor Support Groups

To locate an Essential Tremor support group, please use the International Essential Tremor Foundation (IETF) support group locator or contact the IETF at info@essentialtremor.org or (888) 387-3667.

Huntington's Disease Support Groups

To locate Huntington's Disease support groups in New England, please review the list below, use the Huntington's Disease Society of America (HDSA) support group locator, or call the HDSA New England Region office at (978) 505-5588.

New Hampshire Support Group

Lebanon

  • Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

    Meeting Schedule

    Monthly
    1st Wednesday
    6:00 to 7:30 pm

    Meeting Location

    Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
    Fuller Boardroom (or other nearby conference room)
    One Medical Center Drive
    Lebanon, NH 03756

    Contact

    Diane Sherman
    Diane.L.Sherman@hitchcock.org
    (603) 653-6672

Vermont Support Group

Colchester

  • UVM Medical Center - Fanny Allen Campus

    Meeting Schedule

    Monthly
    4th Tuesday
    5:30 to 7:00 pm

    Meeting Location

    UVM Medical Center - Fanny Allen Campus
    Dunbar Room
    790 College Parkway
    Colchester, VT 05446

    Contact

    Linda Martinez
    Lmarti4068@aol.com
    (802) 922-5292

Parkinson's Support Groups in New England

New Hampshire Support Groups

Brentwood

  • Rockingham County Nursing Home

    Seacoast Parkinsonians
    Meeting Schedule

    Monthly
    1st Thursday
    1:00 to 3:00 pm

    Meeting Location

    Rockingham County Nursing Home
    Hilton Auditorium
    117 North Road
    Brentwood, NH 03833

    Contact

    Bob Hantman
    bobgh@yahoo.com
    (603) 773-9901

Concord

  • HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital

    Young Onset
    Meeting Schedule

    Monthly
    2nd Thursday
    4:30 to 6:00 pm

    Meeting Location

    HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital
    254 Pleasant St
    Concord, NH 03301

    Contact

    Sheryl Rambikur
    Sheryl.Rambikur@healthsouth.com
    (603) 892-2972

  • Havenwood-Heritage Heights

    Meeting Schedule

    Monthly
    4th Thursday
    10:00 to 11:30 am

    Meeting Location

    Havenwood-Heritage Heights
    Havenwood Chapel
    33 Christian Avenue
    Concord, NH 03301

    Contact

    Rev. Bevan Tulk
    BTulk@hhhinfo.org
    (603) 227-1335

    Lisa Graham
    LGraham@hhhinfo.org

Derry

  • Derry Public Library

    Young Onset
    Meeting Schedule

    Monthly
    1st Monday
    6:30 to 8:00 pm

    Meeting Location

    Derry Public Library
    64 E. Broadway
    Derry, NH 03038

    Contact

    Susan Hanley
    mrsshanley@yahoo.com
    (603) 498-6418

Keene

  • St. James Church

    Meeting Schedule

    Monthly
    1st Tuesday
    2:00 to 4:00 pm

    Meeting Location

    St. James Church
    44 West St
    Keene, NH 03431

    Contact

    Hillary & Bob Kingsbury
    hillbobster@gmail.com
    (603) 827-3623

Lebanon

  • D-H Aging Resource Center

    "Proactive Parkinson's"
    Meeting Schedule

    Monthly
    4th Wednesday
    1:00 to 2:30 pm

    Meeting Location

    D-H Aging Resource Center
    46 Centerra Parkway, 2nd floor
    Lebanon, NH 03766
    (603) 653-3460

    Contact

    Suzanne Serat
    suzanne.serat@myfairpoint.net
    (603) 643-5760

    Diane L. Sherman
    Diane.L.Sherman@hitchcock.org
    (603) 653-6672

Manchester

  • Elliot Senior Health Center

    Meeting Schedule

    Monthly
    3rd Wednesday
    3:00 to 4:30 pm

    Meeting Location

    Elliot Senior Health Center
    138 Webster St
    Manchester, NH 03104

    Contact

    Mary Blevens, PT, MA, DPT
    mblevens@Elliot-HS.org
    (603) 663-7010
    Mary Blevens or Muriel Boisjolie

Milford

  • Wadleigh Memorial Library

    Meeting Schedule

    Monthly
    4th Tuesday
    6:00 to 7:30 pm

    Meeting Location

    Wadleigh Memorial Library
    Conference Room
    49 Nashua Street
    Milford, NH 03055

    Contact

    Jane Wilkins, LPN
    (603) 494-9012

    Wadleigh Memorial Library
    (603) 249-0649

Nashua

  • St. Joseph Hospital

    Meeting Schedule

    Monthly
    1st Thursday
    10:00 am to Noon

    Meeting Location

    St. Joseph Hospital
    Carl Amelio Room
    172 Kinsley St
    Nashua, NH 03060

    Contact

    Robin Naro
    pizzahutlifer@yahoo.com
    (603) 424-3631

New London

  • Chapin Senior Center

    Meeting Schedule

    Monthly
    1st Tuesday
    1:00 to 3:00 pm

    Meeting Location

    Chapin Senior Center
    27 Pleasant St
    New London, NH 03257

    Contact

    Patricia "Pat" Stewart
    phstewart@tds.net
    (603) 526-4866

North Conway

  • Eastern Slope Inn

    Meeting Schedule

    Monthly
    4th Tuesday
    1:00 to 3:00 pm

    Meeting Location

    Eastern Slope Inn
    2760 White Mountain Hwy
    (Main and River Rd)
    North Conway, NH

    Contact

    Tim Coombe
    timandchar@roadrunner.com
    (603) 447-1889

    Maureen Chamberlain
    mmchambo@gmail.com
    (603) 356-2545

Peterborough

  • Monadnock Hospital

    Meeting Schedule

    Monthly
    3rd Tuesday
    1:00 to 2:30 pm

    Meeting Location

    Monadnock Hospital
    The Bond Wellness Center
    452 Old Street Rd
    Peterborough, NH 03458

    Contact

    Nancy Griffin
    Nancy.Griffin@mchmail.org
    (603) 429-4650 x4510

  • RiverMead Community Auditorium

    Meeting Schedule

    Monthly
    3rd Tuesday
    10:30 to noon

    Meeting Location

    RiverMead Community Auditorium, Main Campus
    150 RiverMead Rd
    Peterborough, NH

    Contact

    Randy Roody
    randyroody@comcast.net

    Marcia Orr, MS, OTR/L
    morr@Heritagehealthcare.com

    Tim Lowry, LMFT
    tlowry@rivermead.org
    (603) 924-0033, Ext. 104

Rochester

  • Frisbie Memorial Hospital

    Meeting Schedule

    Monthly
    3rd Monday
    2:00 to 3:30 pm

    Meeting Location

    Frisbie Memorial Hospital
    Community Education & Conference Ctr
    Belknap Room
    11 Whitehall Rd
    Rochester, NH 03867

    Contact

    Christie Goodwin, PT
    C.Goodwin@fmhospital.com

    Joshua Vance, PT
    J.Vance@fmhospital.com
    (603) 330-8952

Wolfeboro

  • Huggins Hospital

    Meeting Schedule

    Monthly
    2nd Monday
    1:00 to 3:00 pm

    Meeting Location

    Huggins Hospital
    Medical Arts Building
    South Main St
    Wolfeboro, NH 03894

    Contact

    Kelly Rogers
    krogers@hugginshospital.org
    (603) 569-7566

Vermont Support Groups

Barre / Montpelier (Central VT)

  • Woodridge Rehabilitation and Nursing

    Meeting Schedule

    Monthly
    3rd Thursday
    10:30 am to Noon

    Meeting Location

    Woodridge Rehabilitation and Nursing
    142 Woodridge Drive
    Berlin, VT 05602

    Contact

    Nancy McGinley
    paulandnancyvt@myfairpoint.net
    (802) 479-9296

  • Westview Meadows

    Young Onset
    Meeting Schedule

    Monthly
    Saturday
    1:00 to 3:00 pm
    Phone or email for next meeting date.

    Meeting Location

    Westview Meadows
    171 Westview Meadows Road
    Montpelier, VT

    Contact

    Andrea Gould & Charlie Barasch
    chandran@gmavt.net
    (802) 454-7806

Brattleboro

  • Brattleboro Memorial Hospital

    Meeting Schedule

    Monthly
    2nd Saturday
    10:00 - 11:30 am

    Meeting Location

    Brattleboro Memorial Hospital
    Tyler Room
    17 Belmont Ave
    Brattleboro, VT 05301

    Contact

    Tiea Zehnbauer
    tieaz@zehnnaturals.com
    (603) 209-2625

Burlington / Shelburne

  • Residence at Shelburne Bay

    Meeting Schedule

    Monthly
    2nd Wednesday
    1:00 to 2:00 pm

    Meeting Location

    Residence at Shelburne Bay
    185 Pine Haven Shores Rd
    Shelburne – East Building
    Shelburne, VT

    Contact

    Charlotte Gowan
    Charlotte.Gowan@uvmhealth.org
    apdavermont@apdaparkinson.org
    (802) 847-3366

Middlebury

St. Albans

  • Pillsbury Homestead Conference Room

    Meeting Schedule

    Monthly
    2nd Tuesday
    10:00 to 11:30 am

    Meeting Location

    Pillsbury Homestead Conference Room
    3 Harborview Drive
    St. Albans, VT

    Contact

    Pat Rugg
    patrica_rugg18@comcast.net
    (802) 524-5520

St. Johnsbury

  • Northeastern Vermont Regional Hospital

    Meeting Schedule

    Monthly
    3rd Friday
    10:30 am to Noon

    Meeting Location

    Northeastern Vermont Regional Hospital
    Rm 126 (Main Floor)
    1315 Hospital Dr
    St. Johnsbury, VT

    Contact

    Shelia Gallagher
    SJGal@charter.net
    (802)626-5092

    Brendan Hadash
    bhadash@sover.net
    (802) 748-8074

In Maine

Contact Maine Parkinson Society at (800) 832-4116 or (207) 992-9978.

In Massachusetts

Visit American Parkinson Disease Association, Massachusetts Chapter, or phone (800) 651-8466, or (617) 638-8466.

In Connecticut

Visit American Parkinson Disease Association, Connecticut Chapter, or phone (860) 248-9200.

In Rhode Island

Visit American Parkinson Disease Association, Rhode Island Chapter or phone (401) 736-1046.

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