Stanford Movement Disorder Specialist to talk about urination and constipation issues in San Jose, February 3

Stanford Movement Disorder Specialist to talk about urination and constipation issues in San Jose, February 3

Veronica Santini, MD, a movement disorder specialist at Stanford, will be talking about urination and constipation issues in Parkinson's at the San Jose Parkinson’s Support Group meeting on Friday, February 3rd, 10am-noon, in Willow Glen.  The meeting is held at the St. Francis Episcopal Church, 1205 Pine Ave. Usually the meetings begin with some announcements such that the speaker starts at 10:20am.  This event is free and open to the public.  No need to RSVP.

The Stem-Cell Revolution Is Coming — Slowly

The Stem-Cell Revolution Is Coming — Slowly

In 2001, President George W. Bush issued an executive order banning federal funding for new sources of stem cells developed from preimplantation human embryos. The action stalled research and discouraged scientists.

New York Times: US Agrees to Pay Billions to Marines Affected by Toxic Water

New York Times: US Agrees to Pay Billions to Marines Affected by Toxic Water

After years of waiting, veterans who were exposed to contaminated drinking water while assigned to Camp Lejeune in North Carolina may now be able to receive a portion of government disability benefits totaling more than $2 billion. US Agrees to Pay Billions to Marines Affected by Toxic Water    

New York Times:  “How do you die of Parkinson’s disease.”

New York Times: “How do you die of Parkinson’s disease.”

The New York Times has an "Ask Well" column where the columnist answers questions that have received a large number of "followers." Today's column answers the question:  "How do you die of Parkinson's disease."

January 2017, Parkinson’s Support Group Meetings, Guest Speakers and Programs, Northern and Central California

January 2017, 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 January 2017.  Start off the new year right by attending a support group near you...

January 2017 Webinars about Caregiving

January 2017 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 days of the live webinar (in most cases). All webinars listed are free. Here are webinars that may be of interest to caregivers in January 2017…

January 2017 Webinars About Parkinson’s

January 2017 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. Here are webinars that may be of interest to those with Parkinson’s in January 2017…

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

Happy new year from Robin, Steven, and Denise at Stanford Parkinson's Community Outreach!  We are off having fun until January 4, 2017, when the office re-opens.

December 2016 Webinars about Caregiving

December 2016 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 days of the live webinar (in most cases).  All webinars listed are free. Here are webinars that may be of interest to caregivers in December 2016…

December 2016 Webinars About Parkinson’s

December 2016 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. Here are webinars that may be of interest to those with Parkinson’s in December 2016…