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Caregiving

Caregivers are invited to attend the local support group at the San Francisco VA Medical Center, called the Parkinson's Disease Patient and Caregiver Support Group.  This group incorporates caregivers in their scheduled program and is designed to include their specific concerns and issues. Both VA and non-VA attendees are welcome.

  • Meetings are held on the third Tuesday of each month from 4:00pm - 5:30pm.  
  • Location: 
    San Francisco VA Medical Center
    4150 Clement Street, Building #203, Room 1B-31
  • Please RSVP by calling 415-379-5530
  • Support Group Coordinators:  
    Susan Heath, RN, MSN, CNS
    Elaine Lanier, RN, MS
    Monica Volz, RN, MS

Local Resource

Family Caregiver Alliance
180 Montgomery Street, Suite 900
San Francisco, CA 94104
Phone: 1-800-445-8106
Email: info@caregiver.org

National Resources

National Family Caregivers Association
10400 Connecticut Avenue, Suite 500
Kensington, MD 20895-3944
Toll Free: 1-800-896-3650
Phone: (301) 942-6430
E-mail: info@thefamilycaregiver.org

National Parkinson Foundation, Inc.
1501 N.W. 9th Avenue / Bob Hope Road
Miami, FL 33136-1494
Telephone: (305) 243-6666
Toll Free Line: 1-800-327-4545
NPF Helpline: 1-800-4PD-INFO (1-800-473-4636)
E-mail: contact@parkinson.org