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… 


Wednesday, September 6, 10:00-11:00am

“Navigating Senior Care Options”

Program: Today there are more options than ever before for older adults who need help living in their homes, or who can no longer safely live alone. Family structures have also changed, with a smaller pool of family caregivers living in proximity to their older loved ones. This web seminar will address the variety of options available to older adults in need of assistance, including resources for staying at home with in-home help, and alternative housing options.

Presenter: Lakelyn Hogan, gerontologist, caregiver advocate for Home Instead Senior Care

Presented by: American Society on Aging and Home Instead Senior Care

Registration

Archived Webinars

 


Tuesday, September 12, 10:00-11:00am

“Nutrition and Parkinson’s Disease”

Program: Learn more about nutrition and weight management in Parkinson’s by joining a one-hour Parkinson’s Foundation webinar. Learning objectives include:

Understand how dietary choices can affect symptom control in Parkinson’s,

Discuss how the gut microbiome may be involved in PD,

Explore the possibility that sound nutritional choices may provide disease-modifying effects in PD.

Presenters: John Eric Duda, M. D., Associate Professor Neurology at U. Penn. and Director, Parkinson’s Disease Research, Education & Clinical Center, Corporal Michael J. Crescenz  VA Medical Center , Philadelphia, PA

Presented by: Parkinson’s Disease Foundation

Registration

Archived Webinars

 


Tuesday, September 19, 9:00-10:00am

“Financial and Estate Planning for the Parkinson’s Community”

Program:  Planning a future with Parkinson’s disease (PD) often brings about more questions than answers. It is critical for people living with PD to set clear directives and take steps to provide financial security for their care and loved ones. To help patients and families take charge of these often daunting topics, The Michael J. Fox Foundation invites you to a special online seminar.

Presenters: Martin Shenkman, CPA, MBA, PFS, AEP, JD. Founder, Shenkman Law

Presented by: Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research

Registration

Archived Webinars

 


Thursday, September 21, 9:00-10:00am

“Keeping Step with Parkinson’s: Balance, Posture and Gait”

Program: We’re replaying a popular webinar (from November 2015) on managing gait and balance dysfunction from our archives this month. While we won’t be able to send your questions to our panelists, we will have an expert team answering through the chat function.

Presenters: Norma Semling, PwP; Chris Hass, Ph.D., Univ. of Florida Center for Movement Disorders and Neurorestoration; John Nutt, Emeritus Director, OHSU Parkinson Center of Oregon and Movement Disorders Program

Presented by: Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research

Registration

Archived Webinars