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 April 2017…
Tuesday, April 18, 10:00-11:00am
“Is it Related to PD? Runny Noses, Skin Changes and Overlooked PD Symptoms”
Program: Do you ever wonder: is this symptom related to PD? Learn more about runny noses, skin changes and other overlooked PD symptoms by joining a one-hour PDF online seminar.
Presenter: W. Lawrence Severt, MD, PhD, attending Neurologist at Mount Sinai Beth Israel Medical Center in New York City
Presented by: Parkinson’s Disease Foundation
Thursday, April 20, 9:00-10:00am
“Urinary Problems in Parkinson’s Disease”
Program: Parkinson’s disease can affect the autonomic nervous system, which regulates many body functions, including bladder control. In this webinar, our panelists will discuss how and why Parkinson’s causes urinary problems, how this symptom can be managed and ongoing research on the topic.
Presenters: Dave Iverson, Moderator. Presenters to be advised at time of webcast.
Presented by: The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research
Wednesday, April 19, 11:00am-12:00pm
“Advanced Parkinson’s Disease and Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS): How Can LSVT LOUD and LSVT BIG Help?”
Program: Join LSVT LOUD and LSVT Big expert clinicians as they give an overview of the physical and speech challenges common in advanced PD and post-Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) implantation. Find out how LSVT LOUD and LSVT BIG can be used to address these issues. Learn about other characteristics unique to advanced PD and DBS that affect mobility and speech.
Presenters: LSVT BIG and LSVT LOUD expert clinicians
Presented by LSVT Global
Tuesday, April 25, 9:00-10:00am
“Understanding Your Off Time”
Program: In this webinar, we’ll explain what “on” and “off” episodes are, why they happen and how they’re managed. Panelists, including patients, will also discuss how “off” time varies among individuals and how to talk to your doctor about these episodes.
Presenters:Danielle Englert, MD, Neuroscience Center, Charlotte, NC; Steven DeWitte Michael J Fox Foundation Patient Council; and Mary Killian Parkinson’s disease advocate and person with PD. Moderated by Soania Mathur , MD, co-chair Michael J. Fox Foundation Patient Council.
Presented by: Partners in Parkinson’s