Archives for August 2018

September 2018 Webinars About Parkinson’s

September 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. All times listed are Pacific Time. Here are webinars that may be of interest to those living with Parkinson’s in September 2018...

September 2018 Webinars about Caregiving

September 2018 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 is a webinar that be of interest to caregivers in September 2018…

NYT: Heart Risks Tied to Parkinson’s Disease

NYT: Heart Risks Tied to Parkinson’s Disease

"Symptoms of poor cardiovascular health may be linked to an increased risk for Parkinson’s disease, a new study has found."

APDA: To disclose or not to disclose: that is the question

APDA: To disclose or not to disclose: that is the question

"Alan Alda’s decision to disclose his PD diagnosis likely reverberated with many of our APDA community who are also in the midst of deciding what to do about their own disclosure. Should I tell my immediate family? My extended family? My friends? My employer?"

Registration Now Open – MSA Conference – Sept. 28 and Sept. 29, Burlingame, CA

Registration Now Open – MSA Conference – Sept. 28 and Sept. 29, Burlingame, CA

Registration is now open for the Multiple System Atrophy Conference on Friday, September 28 and Saturday, September 29 in Burlingame.  Stanford is co-organizing this conference with the MSA Coalition.  Saturday’s talks will feature Stanford’s Mitchell Miglis, MD, autonomic disorders specialist, and Kathleen Poston, MD, movement disorder specialist.  When: Friday, September 28, 2018, 10am-9pm Saturday, September 29, 2018, 8am-5pm Where: Hyatt San Francisco Airport, 133 Bayshore Highway, Burlingame Cost: Free Register Here:   https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2018-msa-coalition-patient-and-family-conference-registration-38482349744 The tentative conference schedule is provided below. Friday’s talks will focus on practical information for living with MSA, support services,

August 2018 – Parkinson’s Support Group Mtgs – Guest Speakers/Programs – Northern and Central California

August 2018 – Parkinson’s Support Group Mtgs – Guest Speakers/Programs – Northern and Central California

Some Northern and Central California Parkinson’s Disease (PD) support groups are not meeting in August (summer vacation or social events).  For those that are meeting, here's information about guest speakers or discussion programs at a support group near you in August...

Stanford specialist to discuss Fall Prevention in Parkinson’s in Menlo Park, August 8

Stanford specialist to discuss Fall Prevention in Parkinson’s in Menlo Park, August 8

Ellen Corman, manager of Stanford Health Care’s Farewell to Falls program, will be talking about “Fall Prevention in Parkinson’s” at the Menlo Park Parkinson’s Support Group meeting on Wednesday, August 8th, 2-3:30pm at Little House, 800 Middle Ave., Menlo Park. This event is free and open to the public. No need to RSVP.