In late September 2023, the Davis Phinney Foundation hosted a webinar on Parkinson’s disease (PD) care partner outcomes. Moderator Polly Dawkins and Dr. Jori Fleisher discussed unique challenges people face when acting as a care partner to someone with PD, why taking care of yourself is important as a care partner, and some strategies for building a team to help care for your loved one.… Full Story>
On November 1 from 2:30-5pm PT the American Parkinson Disease Association (APDA) will host a live broadcast of the Diversity in Parkinson’s Disease Research Roundtable.… Full Story>
Todos los meses, Stanford Parkinson’s Community Outreach producirá una lista de seminarios web y reuniones virtuales en español relacionados con el Parkinson con oradores. Aquí está nuestra lista de octubre de 2023.… Full Story>
The Parkinson Association of Northern California (PANC) is hosting its annual conference both in person and virtually this year. Featured speakers will be movement disorder specialist Indu Subramanian, MD, and author Dave Iverson. Several movement disorder specialists from Northern California will also be speaking and answering questions. Keep reading for all the details.
What’s so great about support groups? Whether you are newly diagnosed or have been living with Parkinson’s disease (PD) for years, there are many reasons to connect with a support group. This is true for care partners as well. And it is never too soon or too late to find a support group that works for you. Here are the critical benefits a support group can provide, according to the American Parkinson Disease Association (APDA) – and how to find the right group for you.… Full Story>