Reminder about Stanford events on April 17th and April 18th

Reminder about Stanford events on April 17th and April 18th

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Join us at Stanford on April 17th and 18th for several events around the new award-winning film “Capturing Grace.”  Two wonderful news articles were just published about the film and the special events Friday and Saturday.

April is Parkinson’s Awareness Month!

April is Parkinson’s Awareness Month!

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Raise awareness of PD by speaking with your family, friends, and neighbors about it. Contact a local newspaper, radio station, or TV station about how you are coping with Parkinson's Disease. Start a blog about positive and negative aspects of Parkinson's -- if you are living with it or caring for someone with PD.

April 2015, Parkinson’s Support Group Meetings – Guest Speakers or Programs, Northern/Central California

Many Northern and Central California Parkinson's support groups have guest speakers or programs planned for April 2015.  Since April is Parkinson's awareness month, two groups have conferences planned (Merced and Redding) and there are several events at Stanford.  Here's what happening at a support group or venue near you.

At Stanford:  “Capturing Grace” Screenings with Panel Discussions, Presentation on Intersection of Dance and Parkinson’s, and Dance for PD Class for Those with Parkinson’s

At Stanford: “Capturing Grace” Screenings with Panel Discussions, Presentation on Intersection of Dance and Parkinson’s, and Dance for PD Class for Those with Parkinson’s

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Join us at Stanford on April 17th and 18th for several events around the new award-winning film “Capturing Grace.”  The film tells the story of what happens when the legendary Mark Morris Dance Group joins forces with people with Parkinson’s Disease (PD) to stage a unique performance.

Dance for Parkinson’s

Dance for Parkinson’s

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Come try out a new class at Stanford – Dance for Parkinson's. The new class will be held on three Fridays – March 6, March 13, and April 3 – from 12:30-1:45pm. Class size is limited to 10 people with a preference given to those with PD. If there is space, family members or friends can participate.  RSVP required.  If there’s good participation, the class would become regular in May 2015.

March 2015 Parkinson’s Support Group Meetings, Guest Speakers and Programs, Northern and Central California

Many Northern and Central California Parkinson's support groups have guest speakers or programs planned for March 2015.  Here's what happening at a support group near you.

Feb 2015, Parkinson’s Support Group Meetings – Guest Speakers or Programs, Northern/Central California

Many Northern and Central California Parkinson's support groups have guest speakers or programs planned for February 2015.  Here's what happening at a support group near you.

Jan 2015, PD Support Group Mtgs – Guest Speakers and Programs

Many Northern and Central California Parkinson's support groups have guest speakers or programs planned for January 2015.  Here's what happening at a support group near you.

Dec 2014, PD Support Groups – Guest Speakers/Programs, Northern and Central California

A few Northern and Central California Parkinson's support groups have guest speakers or programs planned for December 2014. Here's what happening at a support group near you.

Dr. Kathleen Poston’s research lab at Stanford is currently recruiting healthy male controls (no PD) and PD participants (male or female)

Dr. Kathleen Poston’s research lab at Stanford is currently recruiting healthy male controls (no PD) and PD participants (male or female)

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The research lab is conducting a computer-based study that looks at working memory and attentional control in Parkinson's. Previous studies have show that working memory can sometimes be impaired in Parkinson's patients.