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.
Tuesday, June 13, 10:00-11:00am
“Sleep and Parkinson’s”
Program: Do you have trouble falling asleep? It turns out that sleep problems are common in Parkinson’s, but the good news is that there are strategies people with PD can use to cope with its effects. Learn more by joining this one-hour PDF online seminar.
Presenter: Aleksandar Videnovic,M.D., M.Sc., assistant professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital
Presented by: Parkinson’s Disease Foundation, a division of the Parkinson’s Foundation
Thursday, June 15, 9:00-10:00am
“Challenges and Treatment of Young-Onset Parkinson’s Disease”
Program: People diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease before age 50 (young-onset PD) face unique challenges around work and family and may take different approaches to treatment. Our patient and clinician panelists will discuss the experience of and care for YOPD.
Presenters: Dave Iverson, moderator. Presenters will be advised at time of webcast.
Presented by: The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research
Thursday, June 29, 10:00-11:00am
“Spotlight on Parkinson’s Disease: Living Well Every Day”
Program: In this American Parkinson Disease Association Web/Teleconference, hear expert perspectives on speech and nutrition to help people with Parkinson’s disease and care givers live well every day. This program is designed to help people with PD, family members and care partners.
Presenters: are Lisa Sommers, MA , CCC-SLP and Stacey A. Zawacki, DrPH, RD
Presented by: American Parkinson Disease Association