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 June 2017.
Archives for May 2017
June 2017 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). All webinars listed are free. Here are webinars that may be of interest to caregivers in June 2017.
AARP: “The Kid Is Alright, Michael J. Fox still smiling 26 years after his Parkinson’s diagnosis”
Michael J. Fox, who has Parkinson’s Disease, was interviewed recently by the AARP Magazine. He described six rules for surviving adversity, including exercise, pacing, acceptance, honesty, optimism, and humor.
AgingCare.com – “Elder Care: Home Care, Senior Living and Caregiver Support”
AgingCare.com provides families with the necessary information and support to care for their parents, spouses or other elderly loved ones. The pages are extremely easy to navigate, and the information is simple and accurate, and their Parkinson’s Disease page is a surprisingly good source of information for Parkinson’s caregiving, with 19 practical articles in addition to forum questions and answers on PD…. Full Story>
The Almanac: “Living with Parkinson’s disease – Local group helps women with Parkinson’s live life fully”
Excerpt: “Susan Speicher has Parkinson’s disease, a progressive neurological disorder that, as of now, has no cure, but please don’t call her ‘the woman with Parkinson’s.’ ‘Parkinson’s isn’t who I am, it’s just something I have,’ she says. ‘I have gray hair, and a small dog, and Parkinson’s’.”