August 2018 – Parkinson’s Support Group Mtgs – Guest Speakers/Programs – Northern and Central California

August 2018 – Parkinson’s Support Group Mtgs – Guest Speakers/Programs – Northern and Central California

Some Northern and Central California Parkinson’s Disease (PD) support groups are not meeting in August (summer vacation or social events).  For those that are meeting, here's information about guest speakers or discussion programs at a support group near you in August...

Stanford specialist to discuss Fall Prevention in Parkinson’s in Menlo Park, August 8

Stanford specialist to discuss Fall Prevention in Parkinson’s in Menlo Park, August 8

Ellen Corman, manager of Stanford Health Care’s Farewell to Falls program, will be talking about “Fall Prevention in Parkinson’s” at the Menlo Park Parkinson’s Support Group meeting on Wednesday, August 8th, 2-3:30pm at Little House, 800 Middle Ave., Menlo Park. This event is free and open to the public. No need to RSVP.

NYT:  Alan Alda Reveals He Has Parkinson’s Disease

NYT: Alan Alda Reveals He Has Parkinson’s Disease

“I thought it’s probably only a matter of time before somebody does a story about this from a sad point of view; but that’s not where I am,” the M*A*S*H actor said.

August 2018 Webinars about Caregiving

August 2018 Webinars about Caregiving

Many caregivers cannot leave home due to caregiving responsibilities. You can participate in a web-based seminar — or webinar — from the privacy of your home. Join either live or view the archived version within a few day of the live webinar (in most cases). All webinars listed are free.  Here is a webinar that be of interest to caregivers in August 2018…

August 2018 Webinars About Parkinson’s

August 2018 Webinars About Parkinson’s

You can participate in a web-based seminar — or webinar — from the privacy of your home.  Join either live or view the archived version within a few days of the live webinar (in most cases).  All webinars listed are free. All times listed are Pacific Time. Here are webinars that may be of interest to those living with Parkinson’s in August 2018...

APDA: A Discussion with Tim Hague

APDA: A Discussion with Tim Hague

Dr. Rebecca Gilbert interviews inspirational Parkinson’s disease advocate and author, Tim Hague, about his new book "Perseverance." Tim discusses how he finds the strength to live his best life every day.

ADPA: ¿Necesita información sobre la enfermedad de Parkinson? Need information about PD in Spanish?

ADPA: ¿Necesita información sobre la enfermedad de Parkinson? Need information about PD in Spanish?

Need information about PD in Spanish? The American Parkinson Disease Association (APDA) is here for you! ¿Necesita información sobre la enfermedad de Parkinson? ¡Podemos Ayudarle! La APDA ahora ofrece información en Español para las personas de habla hispana que viven con esta enfermedad.

Parkinson’s Foundation: Inforgraphic –  New Study Shows 1.2 Million People in the United States Estimated to be Living with Parkinson’s Disease by 2030

Parkinson’s Foundation: Inforgraphic – New Study Shows 1.2 Million People in the United States Estimated to be Living with Parkinson’s Disease by 2030

A Parkinson’s Foundation study recently published in the scientific journal, npj Parkinson’s Disease, reveals findings from the most comprehensive estimate of Parkinson’s disease in the United States and Canada to date. The Foundation’s “Parkinson’s Prevalence Project” estimates that 930,000 people in the United States will be living with the disease by 2020, further increasing to 1.2 million people by 2030.

APDA hosting West Coast Parkinson’s Educational Forum on Saturday, Oct. 20 and Sunday, Oct. 21, Irvine Marriott.

APDA hosting West Coast Parkinson’s Educational Forum on Saturday, Oct. 20 and Sunday, Oct. 21, Irvine Marriott.

The American Parkinson Disease Association (APDA) is hosting an educational conference for those with Parkinson's Disease and their care partners on October 20-21 in Irvine, CA.  The weekend conference is free but advance registration is required.

Save The Date: Multiple System Atrophy Conference – Sept. 28 and Sept. 29, Burlingame, CA

Save The Date: Multiple System Atrophy Conference – Sept. 28 and Sept. 29, Burlingame, CA

Stanford is co-organizing a conference with the MSA Coalition for those dealing with multiple system atrophy (MSA).  Saturday's talks will feature Stanford's Mitchell Miglis, MD, autonomic disorders specialist, and Kathleen Poston, MD, movement disorder specialist.