June 2016 Webinars About Parkinson’s

June 2016 Webinars About Parkinson’s

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.  Here are webinars that may be of interest to those with Parkinson's in June 2016.

Stanford participates in National Parkinson Foundation’s Moving Day on June 4

Stanford participates in National Parkinson Foundation’s Moving Day on June 4

Stanford movement disorder specialist neurologists, nurses, researchers, and staff participated in the first National Parkinson Foundation’s Moving Day in Silicon Valley on Saturday, June 4th, 2016.

June 2016, 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 June 2016.  Why don't you check out a meeting or two and enjoy some air-conditioning?  Here's what happening at a support group near you.

Stanford Neuroscience Pharmacy Lecture Series

Join pharmacists working at the Stanford Neuroscience Health Center for a monthly pharmacy lecture series, organized by the Stanford Neuroscience Support Care Program: Medications 101 lecture on June 7th and then a lecture on Fall Prevention on July 12th. Walk-ins welcome but advance registration preferred (call 650-721-8500).

May 2016, 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 May 2016.  Here’s what happening at a support group near you.

Dance for Parkinson’s Class Offered on Fridays, 12:30-1:45pm, Stanford, Free

The Dance for Parkinson's class, held on Fridays 12:30-1:45pm, at Stanford is now free for those with Parkinson's, family, friends, and caregivers, through a grant from the National Parkinson Foundation. The class location has now changed to the new Stanford Neuroscience Health Center in the Wellness Center on the first floor. The instructor, Damara Vita Ganley, is a professional dancer and trained with the Mark Mark Dance Group's Dance for PD program.  Using this method, professional dancers draw on their unique expertise to help people with Parkinson’s  Disease and their caregivers engage sight, sound, touch, thought, and imagination to inspire movement and expression. Dancing in chairs, at a barre, or standing, experienced teaching artists lead participants in an enjoyable blend

April is Parkinson’s Awareness Month!

April is Parkinson’s Awareness Month!

Raise awareness of Parkinson's in April 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 2016, 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 April 2016.  Plus I added a couple of non-support group events I learned about.  Here's what happening at a support group near you.

March 2016, 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 2016.  Here's what happening at a support group near you.

Feb 2016, 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 February 2016.  Here's what happening at a support group near you.