Archives for July 2017

August 2017 Webinars about Caregiving

August 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 day of the live webinar (in most cases). All webinars listed are free. Here are some webinars that be of interest to caregivers in August 2017…

August 2017 Webinars About Parkinson’s

August 2017 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 August 2017...  

Qi Gong and Parkinson’s Exercise Classes begin August 2nd, 3rd at Stanford’s Neuroscience Health Center

Qi Gong and Parkinson’s Exercise Classes begin August 2nd, 3rd at Stanford’s Neuroscience Health Center

Two new classes will be offered beginning in early August in the Wellness Room 1511, Stanford Neuroscience Health Center. Qi Gong for Vitality, offered every Wednesday from 1:00-2:00 PM, begins on August 2nd and welcomes walk ins. Parkinson's Exercise Class, offered every Thursday from 2:00-3:00 PM, and again from 3:00-4:00PM begins on August 3rd and requires pre-registration. All classes are free.

A new tool for people with Parkinson’s disease:  The APDA Healthcare Communication Graph

A new tool for people with Parkinson’s disease: The APDA Healthcare Communication Graph

The American Parkinson Disease Association (APDA) is excited to announce a new tool for people with Parkinson’s disease, now available on the APDA website. The APDA Healthcare Communication Graph is an on-line tool that can be accessed in the ‘Symptoms of Parkinson’s’ tab to help track troublesome PD symptoms over time.

Parkinson’s Caregiving – Insights & Experience, Wednesday, August 2, 2:30-4pm, Palo Alto

Parkinson’s Caregiving – Insights & Experience, Wednesday, August 2, 2:30-4pm, Palo Alto

Please join Stanford Parkinson’s Caregiver Support Program for a seminar on Parkinson’s caregiving.  The event will be held at the Avenidas Dining Room.  The event is free.  Please RSVP by Tuesday, August 1st.

Stanford Movement Disorder Specialist to discuss deep brain stimulation (DBS) in San Jose, August 4

Stanford Movement Disorder Specialist to discuss deep brain stimulation (DBS) in San Jose, August 4

Laurice Yang, MD, a movement disorder specialist at Stanford, will be discussing deep brain stimulation surgery (DBS) for Parkinson's Disease at the Willow Glen Parkinson’s Support Group meeting in San Jose on Friday, August 4th, from 10am to noon. This event is free and open to the public.  No need to RSVP.

Folks: What Happens To A Marriage After Parkinson’s

Folks: What Happens To A Marriage After Parkinson’s

Every marriage has its own dynamic, but what happens when a motor system disorder turns that relationship upside down?

“Psychiatric Manifestations” of PD, Webinar for Medical Professionals, Thursday, July 20, 6am CA time

“Psychiatric Manifestations” of PD, Webinar for Medical Professionals, Thursday, July 20, 6am CA time

This one-hour webinar will feature a discussion led by Guy J. Schwartz, MD, Assistant Clinical Professor of Neurology at Stony Brook University Medical Center and Medical Director of the APDA Information & Referral Center at Stony Brook.  Though this is a public health program designed for medical professionals, the webinar is open to anyone.

APDA: Resources for Veterans

APDA: Resources for Veterans

The American Parkinson Disease Association has dedicated resources for our veterans community. Find out more.

Survey of Parkinson’s Disease Community

Survey of Parkinson’s Disease Community

We hope you can take a short survey, "Share Your Insights with APDA," by August 31, 2017.  The American Parkinson Disease Association (APDA) is conducting this nationwide survey of Parkinson's Disease constituents to determine the best way to provide programs and support to people with PD and the Parkinson’s community.