Archives for August 2016

Tips for Talking with Your Doctor

Tips for Talking with Your Doctor

The National Institute on Aging points out that:  "You only have 18 seconds -- that's the average time a doctor waits before interrupting a patient.  Be prepared for your visit."  Check out the NIA's guide on preparing to meet with your doctor - both a new doctor or a doctor you've seen previously.

August 2016 Webinars About Parkinson’s

August 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 August 2016…

August 2016 Webinars About Caregiving

August 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).  Most webinars listed are free. Here are webinars that may be of interest to caregivers in August 2016…

Stanford Movement Disorder Specialist to give Update on PD Medications in the Pipeline in Palo Alto, August 9

Stanford Movement Disorder Specialist to give Update on PD Medications in the Pipeline in Palo Alto, August 9

Laurice Yang, MD, a movement disorder specialist at Stanford, will be giving a PD research update at the Palo Alto Young Onset PD Support Group meeting on Tuesday, August 9, 6:30-8pm at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital.  If this is your first time attending the Palo Alto YOPD meeting, an RSVP is required (at least 24 hours in advance).

August 2016, Parkinson’s Support Group Meetings, Guest Speakers and Programs, Northern and Central California

August 2016, Parkinson’s Support Group Meetings, Guest Speakers and Programs, Northern and Central California

Several Northern and Central California Parkinson’s support groups have guest speakers or programs planned for August 2016.  Plus there's a new Spanish-language group at Stanford that I've included below (even though there's no guest speaker or program...we'll call that "editor's privilege").  ;-)