On April 15 the Davis Phinney Foundation YOPD Council Series hosted a webinar with Rodolfo Savica, MD, PhD, on the topic of Young Onset Parkinson’s Disease (YOPD) Dementia. Dr. Savica had some very interesting things to say.… Full Story>
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Parkinson’s Foundation hosted a webinar in mid-September 2020 on Young Onset Parkinson’s Disease (YOPD) and how it affects people and their families. The speaker was Allison Allen, social worker with Parkinson’s Foundation. She discussed the difference between PD and Young Onset PD, interdisciplinary care, and steps to living well with YOPD.… Full Story>
In late May, Parkinson Canada offered a webinar on young-onset Parkinson’s disease (YOPD), commonly defined as a diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease (PD) before the age of 50. The webinar featured a panel of four speakers who all have young-onset PD. They discussed their YOPD experiences, from diagnosis to medications to general topics on living with the condition. The speakers also answered audience questions. We at Stanford Parkinson’s Community Outreach viewed the webinar and are sharing our notes.… Full Story>
Join a free national webinar, hosted by the APDA, on Thursday, October 12th, 2017 from 9:00am-10:00am PDT for an expert perspective to help people who have young onset Parkinson’s disease explore treatment and management options.
The topic for the next meeting of the Palo Alto Young Onset Parkinson’s support group is sleep and PD. The group meets in the Boardroom of the Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital in Palo Alto from 6:30 to 8pm. The group leader has identified some background materials you can check out to prepare for a lively discussion…. Full Story>