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Support group to hear from San Diego Parkinson's Association


Last updated 1/14/2019 at 2:11pm

FALLBROOK – The Fallbrook Parkinson Support group will hold their monthly meeting Friday, Jan. 25, from 10 a.m. to noon. The meeting will be held in the fellowship hall of Christ the King Lutheran Church, 1620 S. Stage Coach Lane, in Fallbrook.

The meetings are held the fourth Friday of each month.

Guest speaker Chris Buscher, executive director San Diego Parkinson’s Association, will discuss the “Mission statement and services provided by San Diego Parkinson’s Association for PWPD.”

Buscher has proven executive level leadership experience in the nonprofit, legal and real estate professions. Recognized for the ability to consistently plan, organize and implement highly successful initiatives, Buscher has made a deep life commitment to those in need and has introduced dynamic and positive solutions to meet those needs. He has an extensive background in management, fundraising, event hosting, staff development, public speaking, allocations, training and grantsmanship.

Graduating from Butler University, in Indianapolis, Indiana, with a bachelor’s degree in speech communications launched his life’s work, beginning as regional management specialist for Legal Services Corporation in New York, as an executive director for Human Services Coalition in Ithaca, New York.

From 1983 to 1996, he served as a vice president of community initiatives with United Way of Central New York in Syracuse, New York. From 1996 to 2006, Buscher worked as the executive director of United Way of Cayuga County in Auburn, New York, before moving to San Diego and working as vice president with the United Way until 2009.

Bucher served as interim president and CEO of USO San Diego until 2010, when he served as a consultant for various nonprofit organizations.

In 2017 he took on the challenge to revive the San Diego Parkinson’s Association, of which he now serves as executive director.

For more information about the San Diego Parkinson’s Association, visit

Their mission is to optimize quality of life for people affected by Parkinson’s disease with programs and services that enhance “Mind, Movement and Morale.”

A time of sharing, coffee and refreshments will follow the program. The meeting is held in support of persons with Parkinson’s disease, care partners and people interested in improving the world of those affected by Parkinson’s disease.

For more information about the Fallbrook Parkinson’s Association, call Irene at (760) 731-0171 or Vicki at (760) 728-7117.

Submitted by Fallbrook Parkinson’s Association.


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