Welcome to the Parkinson Association of Santa Barbara

We offer programs that empower those with Parkinson’s and their Care Partners to be
pro-active in managing their day-to-day lives, working to delay progression, and committing to living well with Parkinson’s.  Our shared experiences and triumphs drive everything we do, and strengthen our resolve to spread the message, “You may have Parkinson’s, but Parkinson’s doesn't have you."
We do not have a physical location for PASB.  Most of our activities are held at St. Andrews Presbyterian Church.  Please send mail to:  PASB, PO Box 6254, SB, CA 93160-6254

IMPORTANT NOTICES

 

Dear Parkinson Community,

Out of an abundance of caution with respect to the COVID-19 pandemic, and

given the current state of public health recommendations and social-distancing precautions, PASB has decided it is in the best interest of our PD Families to temporarily suspend all in-person meetings and classes until further notice.

However, we are now offering the following meetings weekly on ZOOM:

  • Grief Support Group Meeting Tuesdays at 11 am

  • Caregivers Support Group Meeting Tuesdays at 2:30 pm

  • Early Onset Support Group Meetings 3rd Sundays at 3 pm

  • Move to Connect Exercise classes Tuesdays and Thursdays at 1 pm       

  •         click here to join an exercise class

 

For information on how to join any of these meetings, please email 

Kitty Bell at kttbell@mypasb.org

 

 

 

 


 

    For current and up to date Coronavirus information, click on the links below:     

California Coronavirus COVID-19 Response

Centers for Disease Control
California Department of Public Health
County Public Health

MONTHLY SPEAKER MEETINGS

We wish we could all meet in person to enjoy the socialization as well as the information from our monthly Speaker meetings, but until a lot changes for the better, we'll offer virtual speakers from time to time.  We will post notices prior to each program and send out email invitations.  

                                 Just click here for more info 

Resources

Visit our Local Resources page for contact information from dozens of entities in the Santa Barbara area.  

Get support help from the Coast Caregiver Resource Center.  Respite care, grocery shopping…and much more.

 

Get help with errands and grocery shopping from volunteer High School Seniors at https://www.zoomerstoboomers.com/santa-barbara.  No fee, available Mon- Friday.

 

Get fresh fruits and vegetables, plus many other things delivered for free from Gladden Produce. Gladden will connect with a Zoomer for delivery. The Zoomers don’t charge for their services!  Awesome teenagers!

 

 

Need to buy stamps?  Order online here:  https://store.usps.com/store/results?Ntt=Garden+Corsage+and+Contemporary+Boutonniere&_requestid=2309766

Want to support your favorite restaurant by ordering takeout or buying a gift card now and using it later?  Here’s a list of restaurants open in SB:  https://santabarbara.com/dining/

The 14th Annual PASB SYMPOSIUM

scheduled for Saturday, April 18, 2020

is postponed until further notice.  If you purchased a ticket, you will be notified if the meeting is canceled and will be issued a refund.  If you would like an immediate refund, 

please email   kttbell@mypasb.org

UPDATE

Parkinson’s Disease is a progressive, debilitating neurological movement disorder.  Many in our community deal with this disease every day, as it challenges their quality of life and affects their entire families. 

We are a non-profit, not affiliated with any national organization and have no building or office. We completely rely on donations to support our Parkinson's community and to help our families live better with Parkinson's Disease. Your donation is tax deductible.

                                             Thank you for your support!

June 11, 2019

Stay informed with important presentations on Living with Parkinson's Disease!

MOVE TO CONNECT EXERCISE CLASSES

April 01, 2018

PASB offers exercise classes to those affected by Parkinson's Disease twice a week.  This uplifting  one hour class is beneficial for all stages of PD.  Join Leslie Sack on Peggy Buchanan onTuesdays and Thursdays at 1:00.

MJFox Foundation List of Resources

January 01, 2020

Searching for information?  Check out this list of resources from Michael J Fox Foundation.

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Visit our FRIENDS page to learn about some of our fabulous members!

Wonderful Family

Picnic at 

Tucker's Grove!

Take a look at the 

great Photos by 

Marian Shapiro!

Click here to view:

View Marian Shapiro's fabulous photos of
PASB Events!   
click here

Thanks to Marian 

Shapiro for capturing

all of the great moments at our PASB Events!

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Living Well With

 Parkinson's Disease

Our Symposium on April 28th was a huge success, with a lot of information.  If you missed hearing the speaker's presentations, watch it here!

Watch PASB Board Member Carl Schneider and Move to Connect Exercise Instructor Leslie Sack discuss the upcoming Symposium, Boxing for PD, and the importance of exercise.  Leslie talks about her role in helping create our current exercise program with a little bit of history. 

Help support PASB! 

Donate now with your Paypal Account or with a Credit Card.

     

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PASB
PO Box 6254
Santa Barbara, CA 93160-6254
Phone:  805-683-1326
email:   kttbell@mypasb.org

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