Scientific American: Does Parkinson’s Begin in the Gut?

Scientific American: Does Parkinson’s Begin in the Gut?

A growing body of evidence links the neurodegenerative disease to the gastrointestinal tract, opening new possibilities for treatment.

Stanford News: New study sheds light on the complex dynamics of Parkinson’s disease

Stanford News: New study sheds light on the complex dynamics of Parkinson’s disease

Stanford researchers set out to test a seminal theory of Parkinson’s disease and several related conditions. What they found is more complex than anyone had imagined.

Spotlight on Parkinson’s Disease: The ABC’s of DBS

Spotlight on Parkinson’s Disease: The ABC’s of DBS

Join a free national webinar, hosted by the APDA, on Tuesday, June 26th, 2018 from 9:00am-10:00am PDT for an expert perspective to help people with PD better understand deep brain stimulation (DBS).

May 2018 Webinars about Caregiving

May 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 May 2018…

May 2018 Webinars About Parkinson’s

May 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 May 2018... Tuesday, May 8, 9:00-10:00am “Stand Up to Parkinson’s:  Prevent Falls” Program: Falls are a leading cause of injury and can result in hospitalization or loss of independence. Falls can happen to anyone, anywhere, anytime but having Parkinson’s will increase your risk of falls. Prevention and planning can reduce your risk for falls and there are things you can do to keep yourself safe. This webinar will focus on how to identify some of the

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

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

It seems that nearly every Northern and Central California Parkinson's Disease (PD) support group has a guest speaker or program planned for May 2018.  Here's what is happening at a support group near you...

Driving Rehabilitation session scheduled on Tuesday, April 24, 10:30-11:30 am, Stanford

Driving Rehabilitation session scheduled on Tuesday, April 24, 10:30-11:30 am, Stanford

This driving rehabilitation session will discuss the topics of the aging driver and requirements by the California DMV if a driver has had a change in medical status (such as being diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease), suspended license or let his or her license expire  The session will be held at the Stanford Neuroscience Health Center.  The program is free but advance registration is required.

Spotlight on Parkinson’s Disease: Enhancing Communication About Off

Spotlight on Parkinson’s Disease: Enhancing Communication About Off

Join a free national webinar, hosted by the APDA, on Wednesday, May 9th, 2018 from 10:00am-11:00am PDT for an expert perspective to help people with PD enhance communication about OFF episodes with your doctor.

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

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

Many Northern and Central California Parkinson’s Disease (PD) support groups have a guest speaker or program planned for April 2018.  Here’s what is happening at a support group near you…

April 2018 Webinars about Caregiving

April 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. All times listed are Pacific Time.  Here are webinars that be of interest to caregivers in April 2018…