August 2016 Webinars About Parkinson’s

August 2016 Webinars About Parkinson’s

Businessman working from home in pajamasYou 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…

What do you need to participate?  All you’ll need is an internet connection and a computer with speakers.  Or you can watch online and use your telephone for the audio portion of the program.

Why register?  We recommend you register in advance so that you’ll receive via email reminders about the webinar.  And you’ll receive email notification when the archived recording is available online.

Know of other Parkinson’s webinars with guest speakers that we haven’t listed? Please contact Steven Russell.


Tuesday, August 2nd. 9:00-10:00am, Pacific Time

“Update on Cancer Drug Nilotinib for Parkinson’s disease.”

Presenters: Dave Iverson, Moderator. Others will be advised on day of webinar.

Program: Join us for this webinar where we’ll hear from clinicians, researchers and patient on the current state of science and safety around the cancer drug nilotinib for the treatment of Parkinson’s disease. The panel will also discuss plans for future testing.

Register

Hosted by the Michael J. Fox Foundation

Archived webinars

 


 Wednesday, August 10th. 10:00-11:00am, Pacific Time

“Spotlight on Parkinson’s Choices- Playing an Active Role in Your Treatment Plan.”

Presenters: to be advised.

Program: Hear expert perspectives on how to take an active role in the treatment plan of people with Parkinson’s disease (PD). This program is designed to help people with PD, family members and care partners. Please share this invitation with anyone in your support network that you feel will benefit from this information.

Register

Hosted by: American Parkinson Disease Association

Archived webinars

 


Wednesday, August 10th. 11:00am-12:00Noon, Pacific Time 

“Exercise is great, but how will that improve my function.”

Presenters: LSVT BIG® and LSVT LOUD® clinicians

Program: Join LSVT BIG® and LSVT LOUD® clinicians for a discussion on the functional focus of the LSVT treatments. The presenters will discuss 3 areas of the LSVT protocol that focus on function and give recommendations to improve functional mobility and speech in your life! LSVT faculty will offer a 45 minute presentation, followed by 15 minutes for open discussion and the opportunity to ask your questions live

Register

Hosted by: LSVT Global

Archived webinars

 


Wednesday, August 17th. 12:00Noon-1:00pm, Pacific Time

Making the Most of your WPC Experience.”

Presenters: Alice Templin and Jean Burns

Program: This webinar will help you prepare and plan for the World Parkinson Congress coming to Portland in September. It will provide guidelines and tips for pacing yourself and will teach you how to take charge of your time in Portland. Join us and be prepared to make the WPC 2016 the best it can be … for you.

Register

Hosted by Northwest Parkinson’s Foundation and Parkinson’s Resources of Oregon

Archived webinars

 


Thursday, August 18th. 9:00-10:00am, Pacific Time

What Are the Other Parkinsonisms?”

Presenters: Dave Iverson, Moderator. Others will be advised on day of webinar.

Program: This webinar will discuss the atypical parkinsonisms of corticobasal degeneration, multiple system atrophy, Lewy body dementia and progressive supranuclear palsy. What are the similarities and differences? Could treatments for one condition help those with another, including Parkinson’s disease?

Register

Hosted by the Michael J. Fox Foundation

Archived webinars