Archives for October 2018

November 2018 Webinars about Caregiving

November 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 November 2018…

November 2018 Webinars about Parkinson’s

November 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 November 2018...

Crucial Parkinson’s Patient and Family Survey Closes November 7

Crucial Parkinson’s Patient and Family Survey Closes November 7

The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research, in collaboration with the American Parkinson’s Disease Association (APDA), and other national organizations and industry groups, is conducting a study that seeks to capture the financial costs associated with Parkinson’s disease in the United States. An important component of this study is a survey to patients and families to learn more about the economic impact of the disease. Your feedback (de-identified and anonymized) is crucial. The survey closes November 7.  Follow the survey link and complete (one survey per family) by Wednesday, November 7.

“Multiple System Atrophy and Cognition” Webinar Scheduled for November 12th

“Multiple System Atrophy and Cognition” Webinar Scheduled for November 12th

Stanford University and Brain Support Network will be co-hosting another webinar next month on multiple system atrophy and cognition. The webinar is scheduled for Monday, November 12, 3-4pm. Please register in advance.

Stanford APDA Parkinson’s Information & Referral Center’s Coordinator to be on Panel about PD Resources, Santa Rosa, October 6th

Stanford APDA Parkinson’s Information & Referral Center’s Coordinator to be on Panel about PD Resources, Santa Rosa, October 6th

Robin Riddle, coordinator of Stanford's APDA Parkinson's Information & Referral Center and CEO of Brain Support Network, will be part of a panel on Saturday, October 6th at the Sonoma County Parkinson's support group meeting in Santa Rosa at 1pm.  The event is free and open to the public.

Stanford Movement Disorder Specialist to Discuss Closed-Loop Deep Brain Stimulation at Menlo Park Support Group, October 10, 2:00pm-3:30pm

Stanford Movement Disorder Specialist to Discuss Closed-Loop Deep Brain Stimulation at Menlo Park Support Group, October 10, 2:00pm-3:30pm

Helen Bronte-Stewart, MD, MSE, Director, Stanford Movement Disorders Center, will discuss the latest in deep brain stimulation (DBS) for Parkinson's Disease at the Wednesday, October 10th, PD support group meeting at Little House in Menlo Park.  Her talk is titled “Sensing Brain Rhythms Enable Personalized Closed-Loop Deep Brain Stimulation."  The meeting starts at 2pm and is open to the public.

Robin Riddle to address “If it’s not Parkinson’s Disease, what is it?” at the Santa Cruz area PD support group meeting, October 3rd

Robin Riddle to address “If it’s not Parkinson’s Disease, what is it?” at the Santa Cruz area PD support group meeting, October 3rd

Robin Riddle, coordinator of Stanford's APDA Parkinson's Information & Referral Center and CEO of Brain Support Network, will be speaking at the Wednesday, October 3rd Parkinson's support group meeting in Soquel at 2pm.  Her talk is titled "If it's not Parkinson's Disease, what is it?"  She will be providing an overview of the four atypical parkinsonism disorders.  The event is free and open to the public.

October 2018 Webinars about Caregiving

October 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 October 2018…

October 2018 Webninars about Parkinson’s

October 2018 Webninars 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 October 2018...

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

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

Many Northern and Central California Parkinson's Disease (PD) support groups meetings have speakers or discussion programs planned in October 2018.  And there's a new PD support group starting in Sacramento (Natomas area).  See the list below of what's happening near you...