Capital Area Parkinson's Society

Austin YOPD (Young Onset Support Group)

For meetings of the greater Austin YOPD Support Group:  find the latest information on meetings and group activities through the Austin YOPD Meetup Group.

The common theme is sharing and supporting each other, while enjoying good times together. Deborah Bryson facilitates this group, which is open to everyone in the Central Texas area with an interest in Young Onset Parkinson’s Disease.


Austin-YOPD meetings frequently include guest speakers with information of special interest to those with YOPD and their care partners.

Key Themes / Goals

  • Be Positive
  • Be social
  • Search for golden nuggets
  • Seek good nutrition
  • Vigorous exercise
  • Help others
  • Keep up on new technology and research

Meeting Topics

Peak Performance – No whiners please, only winners. Do everything possible, at whatever activity / fitness level that you are to be high performing.

Technology Tips and TricksMonthly topics to keep informed.

Really Relevant – just because I am!

Watch What? – Speed bumps ahead.  Tricks to keep from embarrassing moments / trouble?

Legacy Leave – You rock! Video that – perhaps . . . you should. . ?

Keeping the Y in YOPD 

Please email Deborah Bryson or call the CAPS office at 512-371-3373 for more information.

Check the calendar for the latest dates, times, venues and events.

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