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Vero Beach Social Respite Group

Alzheimer & Parkinson Association 2300 5th Ave Suite 150, Vero Beach

A social group for individuals with forms of dementia, where caregivers can have respite knowing their loved one is in a safe and fun environment!  Each day features a variety of engaging activities such as: group exercise, brain games, toss games, art, music therapy, pet therapy, humor, and more! If you are staying for the full day, please bring a bagged lunch. Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.  

Caregiver Support Group

Alzheimer & Parkinson Association 2300 5th Ave Suite 150, Vero Beach

The Alzheimer & Parkinson Association hosts a Caregiver Support Group every month on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. This group was designed as a safe, non- judgmental place for caregivers of those with loved ones with various forms of dementia or movement disorders to gather and support one another.

QiGong

Alzheimer & Parkinson Association 2300 5th Ave Suite 150, Vero Beach

QiGong is an ancient Chinese form of exercise that integrates slow moving motions with breathing techniques. This program was designed for those with movement disorders and their caregivers to improve balance and relieve stress. This program takes place every Tuesday and Thursday from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. 

Parkinson’s Disease Exercise Class

Alzheimer & Parkinson Association 2300 5th Ave Suite 150, Vero Beach

This exercise program is geared towards helping improve or maintain balance for those individuals diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease or other movement disorders. Participants, who are mostly seated through the program, are guided as a silver sneakers fitness coach guides them through various exercises that incorporates laughter and music.

Vero Beach Social Respite Group

Alzheimer & Parkinson Association 2300 5th Ave Suite 150, Vero Beach

A social group for individuals with forms of dementia, where caregivers can have respite knowing their loved one is in a safe and fun environment!  Each day features a variety of engaging activities such as: group exercise, brain games, toss games, art, music therapy, pet therapy, humor, and more! If you are staying for the full day, please bring a bagged lunch. Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.  

VBMA Movement in the Moment

Alzheimer & Parkinson Association 2300 5th Ave Suite 150, Vero Beach

This program was designed for our Social Respite Group for those with memory disorders in partnership with the Vero Beach Museum of Art. It utilizes music, dance, laughter,  and motion to promote physical and emotional well being. Caregivers are welcome to join in and participate in the program also. This program takes place every Wednesday at our Indian River Shores location at 11:30 a.m. and every Friday at our Vero Beach location at 1:00 p.m.

Essential Tremor Support Group

Alzheimer & Parkinson Association 2300 5th Ave Suite 150, Vero Beach

This support group is for those that have Essential Tremor and are looking to connect with others who are facing the same diagnosis and challenges. In partnership with HopeNet, this support group meets in person as well as on Zoom with others in the nation with Essential Tremor that features guest speakers and experts on ET. Join us on the first Wednesday each month at 1:00 p.m. for this group

Chair Yoga

Alzheimer & Parkinson Association 2300 5th Ave Suite 150, Vero Beach

Chair Yoga is a great movement program for those with movement disorders as well as their caregivers. This program involves stretching, breathing techniques, improving balance and is a great tool to relieve stress. The program was designed especially for seniors and those with movement disorders.  Every Wednesday at 3:00 pm.

Balance Class

Alzheimer & Parkinson Association 2300 5th Ave Suite 150, Vero Beach

  Join us for a balance class specially designed for those with movement disorders. This standing and chair-style class has many benefits like: improved balance, increased muscle strength and tone, decreased risk of falling, improved endurance, and weight management. This class takes place every Thursday at 2:45 p.m.

Vero Beach Social Respite Group

Alzheimer & Parkinson Association 2300 5th Ave Suite 150, Vero Beach

A social group for individuals with forms of dementia, where caregivers can have respite knowing their loved one is in a safe and fun environment!  Each day features a variety of engaging activities such as: group exercise, brain games, toss games, art, music therapy, pet therapy, humor, and more! If you are staying for the full day, please bring a bagged lunch. Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.