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.
Ms. Riddle will discuss the kinds of information and referrals the Stanford center makes available to those with Parkinson’s and their caregivers in Northern and Central California. Plus she will address the educational webinars and materials provided by the American Parkinson Disease Association. Ms. Riddle will also share the top issues expressed by caregivers at PD caregiver-only support group meetings.
Saturday, October 6, 1-2pm
Christ Church United Methodist
1717 Yulupa Avenue
Santa Rosa, CA 95405
RSVP not required. This event is free and open to the public. Following the panel, there will be a 15-minute break and the audience will divide into those with Parkinson’s in one room and caregivers in another room. The group discussion will continue for another hour.
About the Speaker:
Robin Riddle learned about neurodegenerative decline when her late father, Larry, was diagnosed with Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP) in 2004. With the help of three other caregivers in July 2004, Robin started the “San Francisco Bay Area Atypical Parkinsonism Support Group.” This group became Brain Support Network (brainsup