Archives for September 2017

“Orthostatic Hypotension in Parkinson’s Disease, Multiple System Atrophy, and Lewy Body Dementia” Webinar Recording Now Available

“Orthostatic Hypotension in Parkinson’s Disease, Multiple System Atrophy, and Lewy Body Dementia” Webinar Recording Now Available

On September 18, Stanford Movement Disorders Center hosted a one-hour webinar on orthostatic hypotension (OH), which is a common symptom of Parkinson's Disease, Multiple System Atrophy, and Lewy Body Dementia.  The webinar recording is now available.

Spotlight on Young Onset Parkinson’s Disease: Exploring Treatment & Management Options

Spotlight on Young Onset Parkinson’s Disease: Exploring Treatment & Management Options

Join a free national webinar, hosted by the APDA, on Thursday, October 12th, 2017 from 9:00am-10:00am PDT for an expert perspective to help people who have young onset Parkinson’s disease explore treatment and management options.

Parkinson’s Participants Needed for Stanford Study on Cognition and Movement

Parkinson’s Participants Needed for Stanford Study on Cognition and Movement

Stanford's Department of Neurology is looking for people between the ages of 45 and 75 who have Parkinson’s disease to participate in an observational study to examine the effects of aging and disease progression on the brain.

Orthostatic Hypotension in Parkinson’s Disease, Multiple System Atrophy, and Lewy Body Dementia

Orthostatic Hypotension in Parkinson’s Disease, Multiple System Atrophy, and Lewy Body Dementia

Stanford Movement Disorders Center is continuing its webinar series. Join us for a free, one-hour webinar on orthostatic hypotension (OH), which is a common symptom of Parkinson's Disease, Multiple System Atrophy, and Lewy Body Dementia.  The speaker is Stanford movement disorders specialist Veronica Santini, MD.  Please spread the word!

Stanford-led Parkinson’s Support Group Moves to Little House in September – Second Wednesdays, 2-3:30pm

Stanford-led Parkinson’s Support Group Moves to Little House in September – Second Wednesdays, 2-3:30pm

Stanford's APDA Parkinson's Information & Referral Center runs a local Parkinson's  support group in the community. We are moving to Little House in Menlo Park in Sept. 2017. Our inaugural speaker on Sept. 13th will be...

Stanford Movement Disorder Specialist to discuss deep brain stimulation (DBS) in Palo Alto, September 12

Stanford Movement Disorder Specialist to discuss deep brain stimulation (DBS) in Palo Alto, September 12

Melanie Lising, a movement disorder specialist at Stanford, will be discussing deep brain stimulation surgery (DBS) for Parkinson’s disease at the Young Onset Parkinson’s Disease (YOPD) Support Group on Tuesday, September 12th from 6:30-8:00PM. This event is free. If this is your first visit to the support group, please contact the group leader, Martha Gardner, RN, 408-464-3718.

Healthy Volunteers Needed for Stanford Parkinson’s Disease Study

Healthy Volunteers Needed for Stanford Parkinson’s Disease Study

Stanford's Department of Neurology is seeking healthy volunteers between the ages of 35 and 85. This study will compare behavior and memory between people with Parkinson’s Disease and healthy people without Parkinson’s Disease. We hope to understand why some people with Parkinson’s disease develop memory problems.

September 2017 – Parkinson’s Support Group Mtgs – Guest Speakers/Programs – Northern and Central California

September 2017 – Parkinson’s Support Group Mtgs – Guest Speakers/Programs – Northern and Central California

Many Northern and Central California Parkinson's Disease (PD) support groups have a guest speaker or program planned for September 2017.   Here's what's happening at a support group near you...

September 2017 Webinars About Parkinson’s

September 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 September 2017... 

September 2017 Webinars about Caregiving

September 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 September 2017…