February 2018 Webinars About Parkinson’s

February 2018 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 living with Parkinson’s in February 2018…



Tuesday, February 13, 10:00-11:00am

“Tax Changes and Estate Planning for the Parkinson’s Community”

Program: The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which was signed into law at the end of 2017, made sweeping changes that significantly affect estate planning and charitable communities. This webinar will explain many of the new provisions and discuss how income, estate and transfer tax planning will change for individuals, especially for those living with Parkinson’s. Register today to learn how the tax changes will impact charitable giving for both the donor and the charities they support.

Presenter: Joshua Goldglantz, Attorney, Private Wealth Services, Gunster

Presented by: Parkinson’s Foundation

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Archived webinars

 


Thursday, February 15, 9:00-10:00am

“Depression and Anxiety in Parkinson’s Disease”

Program: The Michael J. Fox Foundation is replaying (from June 2016) a popular webinar on depression and anxiety. The webinar discuss the Parkinson’s symptoms of depression and anxiety, and how to treat and manage this aspect of life with the disease.

Presenters: Dave Iverson, Moderator; Israel Robledo, PwP; Laura Marsh,  MD, ED of Mental Health Service, Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center; Gregory Pontone,  MD, Director, Parkinson’s Neuropsychiatry Clinical Programs, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

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

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Archived webinars

 


Friday, February 16, 11:30am-12:30pm

“PD Education Hour: Celebrating Love Your Body Week”

Program: This week we are celebrating Love Your Body Week-appreciating what our bodies CAN do regardless of our challenges. The week long celebration is organized by the Gonzaga University Dance program with the help of the NWPF Spokane Resource Center and aims to raise awareness and funds for the Dance for Parkinson’s program at Gonzaga University in Spokane, WA.

Presenter: Sabrina Gonder, Health Coach

Presented by: Northwest Parkinson’s Foundation

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Archived webinars

 


Wednesday, February 21, 11:00am-12:00pm

“Keep it LOUD! Tune Ups and other Post-Discharge Recommendations in LSVT LOUD”

Program: How do you maintain the LOUD gains you made in LSVT LOUD treatment and stay motivated once treatment has concluded? Join LSVT LOUD Faculty to hear valuable insights on post-discharge recommendations following LSVT LOUD, including continued daily homework practice, tune-up sessions and LOUD for LIFE® maintenance groups. Opportunities will be provided for you to ask questions during the webinar through voice and chat options.

Presenters: LSVT LOUD clinicians

Presented by: LSVT Global

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Archived webinars

 


Thursday, February 22, 10:30-11:30am

“Estate Planning and Charitable Giving for the Parkinson’s Community”

Program:  Recent changes to the tax codes have important implications for people with Parkinson’s disease (PD) who are making estate planning or charitable giving decisions. To help patients and their families stay up-to-date on these topics, The Michael J. Fox Foundation invites you to a special online seminar.

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

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

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Archived webinars

 


Tuesday, February 27, 10:00-11:00am

“Parkinson’s Disease Psychosis: Hallucinations, Delusions and Paranoia”

Program: As part of chronic Parkinson’s disease and its treatment, psychotic behaviors occur in over 50% of patients. These problems include illusions (perceptual errors), hallucinations (false perceptions), delusional thinking and even suspiciousness and paranoid behaviors. Life style changes, medication adjustments, and new specifically anti-psychotic treatments are available

Presenter: Christopher G. Goetz, M.D., Director, Section of  Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago

Presented by: Parkinson’s Foundation

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Archived Webinars