Archives for 2014

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's 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)

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.

Nov 2014, Guest Speakers or Programs, Parkinson’s Support Group Mtgs, NorCal and Central Cal

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

Oct 2014, Guest Speakers and Programs at PD Support Group Mtgs, NorCal and CentralCal

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

Tai Chi and Qi Gong

Tai Chi and Qi Gong

There is a new class being hosted at Stanford -- Tai Chi and Qi Gong. The class will be held MWF 4-5pm. 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.

Sept 2014, Guest Speakers or Programs, PD Support Group Mtgs, Northern and Central California

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

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

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.

Aug 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's happening at a support group near you.

KTVU News: New Technology Used to Treat Parkinson’s Disease

KTVU News: New Technology Used to Treat Parkinson’s Disease

Helen Bronte-Stewart, MD, director of the Movement Disorders Center at Stanford, was featured on KTVU's news coverage of deep brain stimulation (DBS).  DBS has shown promise in treating Parkinson's Disease and other conditions.  This TV news story discusses how scientists are now using the technology to eavesdrop on problem neural circuits.

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.