Here are some local resources for individuals with Parkinson's:
Dance for Parkinson's meets weekly on Wednesdays at Eskaton Monroe Lodge, 3225 Freeport Blvd., Sacramento; (530) 752-6113.
UC Davis Medical Center is a member of the Parkinson's Study Group, a nonprofit network of physicians and other healthcare providers for scientific research; (916) 734-3588.
Sutter Health's Neuroscience Institute maintains a movement disorders program, which includes Parkinson's; (800) 478-8837.
The Parkinson Association of Northern California organizes a support group and events for people with the disease; (916) 534-7279; www.parkinsonsacramento.org.
Stanford University maintains a list of support groups throughout Northern California: parkinsons.stanford.edu/support_groups.html.