January 2019 Webinars about Parkinson’s

January 2019 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 January 2019…


Tuesday, January 15, 10:00-11:00am

“PD Expert Briefing: Non-motor Symptoms: What’s New?”

Program: In this webinar, our presenter will focus on the detection and effective treatment of non-motor symptoms other than traditional PD medications. He will address how non-motor symptoms, such as impaired sense of smell, sleep behavior changes, constipation and depression may be present years before the classic motor features of PD appear.  You will take away specific recommendations on how to cope and live optimally with these non-motor symptoms.

Presenter: Ronald Pfeiffer, MD, OHSU Parkinson’s Center, Portland, OR

Presented by: Parkinson’s Foundation

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Archived webinars

 


Tuesday, January 15, 1:00-2:00pm

“How to Build Resilience while Living with Parkinson’s”

Program: This webinar is for people with Parkinson’s and care partners who want to; learn how to nurture qualities that build resilience; explore strategies to strengthen your resilience that you can use every day; learn simple practices you can do to ease emotional pain and meet difficult emotions; discover action you can take to live well with PD that will truly make a difference in your life.

Presenter: Judy Long, palliative care chaplain with UCSF’s Parkinson’s Disease Supportive Care Clinic and UCSF’s Symptom Management Service.

Presented by the Davis Phinney Foundation for Parkinson’s

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Archived webinars

 


Wednesday, January 16, 11:00am-12:00pm

“LSVT LOUD and LSVT BIG Mythbusters: What you need to know!”

Program: Join LSVT LOUD and LSVT BIG experts as they address frequently asked questions and common misconceptions related to LSVT LOUD and LSVT BIG.  Presenters will briefly discuss the scientific research around the efficacy of these programs and leave plenty of time for audience members to ask questions.

Presenters: LSVT LOUD and LSVT BIG clinicians

Presented by: LSVT Global

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Archived webinars

 


Thursday, January 17, 9:00-10:00am

“On Your Feet: Addressing Gait and Balance Issues in Parkinson’s”

Program: Our panel discusses common gait and balance problems that can occur with Parkinson’s and current and emerging treatments to address them.

Presenters: Will be advised at the time of the webcast

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

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Archived webinars

 


Tuesday, January 29, 10:00-11:00am

“Managing Your Symptoms”

Program: Find out about the latest motor and non-motor symptom treatments from the Chair of the American Parkinson Disease Association (APDA)’s Scientific Advisory Board

Presenter: David G. Standaert, MD, PhD, John N. Whitaker Professor and Chair of Neurology at the University of Alabama Birmingham School of Medicine and the Chair of the American Parkinson Disease Association Scientific Advisory Board

Presented by: American Parkinson Disease Association

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Archived webinars