Support comes in many forms. Many patients and caregivers find that support groups are tremendously effective in helping them cope with the day-to-day realities of having Parkinson’s or having a loved one with the disease. Groups come in different formats — from large, formal meetings to smaller informal get-togethers — and you probably won’t be equally comfortable with or get the same help from all. If you don't like the first group you find, it’s worth looking for one that suits you better*. The drop-down menu will help you find a number of support groups in the San Diego area.