June 2019 Webinars about Parkinson’s

June 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 June 2019…

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 June 2019…


Tuesday, June 11, 10:00-11:00am

“When Care Comes to You: Tips for Using Home Health Aides, PTs and OTs”

Program: Finding the right health care team at home can be life changing for a person with Parkinson’s disease. Sometimes this seems easier said than done. In this webinar, Julie Hershberg will share the different roles and benefits when using home health aides, physical therapists and occupational therapists. She’ll be sharing tips to ensure your aide or therapist is a right fit for you in your home.

Presenter: Julie Hershberg, PT, DPT, NCS, Adjunct Instructor of Clinical Therapy at USC Division of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy and founder of re+active physical therapy and wellness.

Presented by: Parkinson’s Foundation

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Archived webinars


Wednesday, June 12, 9:30-10:30am

“Stem Cell Research in Parkinson’s”

Program: Panelists will discuss recent publications in the field of dopamine replacement cell therapy for Parkinson’s. It is topical and timely following the recent G-Force-PD meeting that was hosted by Professor Roger Barker in Cambridge, which brought together researchers leading the dopamine replacement cell therapy clinical trials.

Presenters: Professor Patrik Brundin, Van Andel Research Institute

Professor Roger Barker, Cambridge University

Professor Claire Henchcliffe, Weill/Cornell Medical College

Presented by: Parkinson’s Movement, Journal of Parkinson’s Disease, the Cure Parkinson’s Trust

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Archived Webinars


Wednesday, June 19, 9:00-10:00am

“Parkinson’s Dementia: What to Know”

Program: Brain changes caused by Parkinson’s disease play a key role in movement.  As Parkinson’s progresses, brain changes often begin to affect mental functions including memory, attention, judgment and planning. What you do and what you know can positively affect quality of life.

Presenter: Susan Cuming

Presented by: Parkinson Society Southwestern Ontario

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Archived webinars


Wednesday, June 19, 11:00am-12:00pm

“Client Experiences with LSVT LOUD and LSVT BIG”

Program: Are you curious to hear about the treatment approaches from a client’s perspective? Join LSVT LOUD and LSVT BIG client graduates as they present their stories and experiences on the treatment they received.

Presenters: LSVT LOUD and LSVT BIG clinicians

Presented by: LSVT Global

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Archived webinars


Wednesday, June 19, 2:00-3:00pm

“ParkinsonVoice Webinar: ‘Shaken, Not Stirred’ with Greg Ritscher

Program: Greg Ritscher will talk about his journey with Parkinson’s and discuss the steps he has taken to live well with PD.

Presenter: Greg Ritscher, PwP

Presented by: Parkinson Association of the Rockies

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Archived webinars


Wednesday, June 19, 2019, 4:30-5:30pm

“Therapy Break”

Program: Therapy Break is an interactive, online video discussion featuring a subject matter expert with knowledge relevant to living well with Parkinson’s disease. Addressing a variety of topics related to living with a movement disorder, these informal discussions provide a forum for you to learn, ask questions, interact and be part of a community, regardless of where you live.

Presenter: To be advised at time of webcast

Presented by: Parkinson and Movement Disorder Alliance

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Archived Webinars


Thursday, June 20, 2019, 9:00-10:00am

“Immune System’s Role in Parkinson’s”

Program: This month, we’ll replay (from July 2018) a popular webinar where our experts will discuss the connection between Parkinson’s and the immune system — its role in disease and how we may develop measures and identify drug targets in this area. They also will talk about how scientists are engineering immune system players to fight Parkinson’s disease.

Presenters:  Dave Iverson, Moderator, Patient Council, Michael J. Fox Foundation

Jeff Bronstein, MD, PhD, Director, Movement Disorders Program, UCLA

Todd Sherer, PhD, CEO, The Michael J. Fox Foundation

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

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Archived webinars