Archives for September 2016

October 2016 Webinars About Caregiving

October 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 October 2016…

October 2016 Webinars about Parkinson’s

October 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 October, 2016...

“Women and PD: What’s New?” symposium scheduled for Saturday, October 29th 10:45am-3:00pm, Redwood City

This exciting educational symposium will include lectures and panels on the latest information and research important to women living with Parkinson’s. Presented by Parkinson’s Women Support, the program includes top-level researchers and clinicians. This symposium will be presented at the Redwood Shores Library in Redwood City. The program requires pre-registration and includes an option to purchase a boxed lunch. Tickets will not be available at the event.

Driving Rehabilitation session scheduled Thursday, October 6, 10:30-11:30am, Stanford

This driving rehabilitation session will discuss the topics of the aging driver and requirements by the California DMV in a driver has had a change in medical status (such as being diagnosed with Parkinson's Disease).  The session will be held at the Stanford Neuroscience Health Center.  The program is free but advance registration is required.

Stanford’s Neuroscience Supportive Care Program Calendar of upcoming Autumn events is now available

Stanford’s Neuroscience Supportive Care Program, run by Nurse Coordinator/Program Manager T. C. Cowles, is a wonderful resource for anyone living with or caring for someone with one of more than 20 neurological conditions, including Parkinson’s, no matter where they are seen for their care.  The current calendar of events is now available.

Stanford Movement Disorder Specialist to talk about orthostatic hypotension in Palo Alto, October 12

Stanford Movement Disorder Specialist to talk about orthostatic hypotension in Palo Alto, October 12

Veronica Santini, MD, a movement disorder specialist at Stanford, will be talking about orthostatic hypotension at the Palo Alto Parkinson’s Support Group meeting on Wednesday, October 12th, 2-3:30pm, at Avenidas.  This common symptom occurs in PD, Lewy Body Dementia, and Multiple System Atophy.  This event is free and open to the public.  No need to RSVP.

Stanford Movement Disorder Specialist to give talk on “Motor symptoms in PD” in San Jose, October 7

Stanford Movement Disorder Specialist to give talk on “Motor symptoms in PD” in San Jose, October 7

Kathleen Poston, MD, a movement disorder specialist at Stanford, will be giving a talk at the San Jose Support Group meeting on Friday, October 7 from 10am-noon at St. Francis Episcopal Church in the Willow Glen neighborhood.  No RSVP is needed.  The meeting is free.

Stanford Movement Disorder Specialist to give talk on “Memory, mind, and other non-motor symptoms in PD” in Soquel, October 5

Kathleen Poston, MD, a movement disorder specialist at Stanford, will be giving a talk at the Santa Cruz County Parkinson's Support Group meeting on Wednesday, October 5 from 1-2:30pm at the Inner Light Center in Soquel.  No RSVP is needed.  The meeting is free.

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

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

Some Northern and Central California Parkinson's support groups have guest speakers or programs planned for September 2016.  Here's what's happening at a support group near you...

September 2016 Webinars About Parkinson’s

September 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 September 2016…