Stanford Parkinson’s Disease and Parkinsonism (LBD, PSP, MSA, CBD) Caregiver Symposium – Saturday, July 12th

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Stanford’s PD Caregiver Support Program hosted a “Parkinson’s Disease and Parkinsonism (LBD, PSP, MSA, CBD) Caregiver Symposium” on Saturday, July 12th in Foster City.

August 2014 Parkinson’s Support Groups – Guest Speakers and Programs, NorCal and Central Cal

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

July 2014 – Guest Speakers/Programs at PD Support Groups in Northern and Central California

Many Northern and Central California Parkinson's support groups have guest speakers or programs planned for July 2014.

Exercise as Medicine for Parkinson’s Patients

The event we co-sponsored on April 25th got a nice write-up on Kaiser's website: When Ramon Queseda, MD, told his patient Linda Teichman that exercise could help her Parkinson’s symptoms, she was skeptical. But she followed his advice anyway.  Today, the Los Altos, Calif. woman is a model patient: She exercises five days a week, at least two more times than before her diagnosis a year ago. She says she’s stronger now.

Register Now for the Parkinson’s Disease & Parkinsonism (LBD, PSP, MSA, CBD) Caregiver Symposium

Saturday, July 12, 2014, 8am to 4:15pm Crowne Plaza Foster City JOIN US!

June 2014 – Guest Speakers/Programs at PD Support Grps in Northern and Central California

Many Northern and Central California Parkinson's support groups have guest speakers or programs planned for June 2014.  Thanks to our summer intern Lauren Stroshane, RN, for doing a lot of the legwork this month to collect the info.  (It's good to have help, regardless of what you do in life!)

WSJ: Specialized Care Urged for Treating Parkinson’s Disease

This recent Wall Street Journal article notes that only 40-60% of Parkinson's patients ever seek care from a movement disorders specialist. We are very lucky in Northern and Central California to have a large number of terrific PD specialists.

May 2014- Guest Speakers at Parkinson’s Support Group Meetings, Northern and Central California

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

April is Parkinson’s Awareness Month!

April is Parkinson’s Awareness Month!

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You have about a week left to 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 Guest Speakers/Programs at Parkinson’s Support Group Meetings in Northern and Central California

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