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Parkinson's Outpatient Program

APDA Parkinson's Disease Information and Referral Center
The Parkinson's Disease Information and Referral Center at St Catherine of Siena Medical Center, located at 500 Commack Road, Commack, New York, provides educational and emotional support to Parkinson disease patients and their families. Established in1991, the Referral Center provides (SUPPORT GROUPS which include General Support Groups and Young Onset Support Groups to both patients and their carepartners)and referrals to exercise programs.


APDA 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. To join us in the fight against Parkinson’s disease and to learn more about the support APDA provides nationally through our network of Chapters and Information & Referral (I&R) Centers, as well as our national Research Program and Centers for Advanced Research, please visit us at www.liapda.com


Parkinson's disease affects more than 1 million people in the United States annually, with at least 65,000 new cases diagnosed each year. The chronic and progressive neurological condition is the second most common neurodegenerative aging disorder, after Alzheimer's disease.


For more information contact:

Julie Garofalo, RN, Coordinator
Phone : 631-862-3560
E-mail: Julie.Garofalo@chsli.org